Marthe Skaar, spokesperson at Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), which manages Norway’s $882 bn oil fund, talks about ESG issues, the benefits of an open approach and what it wants from IR
Why does NBIM take a more active ESG approach to its investments?Responsible investment and active ownership are important priorities in our management of the fund. Our work on responsible investment has three pillars: improving industry standards; exercising our ownership rights responsibly; and monitoring and managing the risk in the fund’s investments by integrating a range of factors.
'The majority of our investments are managed in-house'
We engage in active ownership to enhance
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