Pension fund puts data spotlight on unlisted investments
Akademikerpension is preparing to release data on the climate and social responsibility from its holding of its unlisted investments.
by dorthe bach, translated by catherine brett
Danish pension fund Akademikerpension is almost ready to publicize ESG data on its infrastructure, private equity and renewable energy investments, which make up the lion’s share of its unlisted investments.
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