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Report reveals Norway’s SWF climate risk

Norway’s 3496 billion kroner (US$582.7 billion) sovereign wealth fund could suffer significant losses in a range of climate-change scenarios if it fails to hedge its risk by investing in climate-sensitive assets, the release of a confidential report shows. Norway’s Ministry of Finance recently released an extensive study by asset consultant Mercer on the effects of […]

Plumbing the depths of water risks

Norges Bank Investment Management, which manages the 3.1 trillion kroner ($580 billion) Norwegian Pension Fund Global, has reported on the water management risk disclosure of the companies it invests in for the first time.

Norwegian-French property liaison

The Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global and AXA Real Estate will form a real estate joint venture, with the sovereign wealth fund committing €702.5 million ($1.01 billion) for a 50 per cent investment in seven Parisian properties.