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OSLO, June 29 (Reuters) Investors are starting to turn the heat up on companies over their strategies to tackle climate change in line canada goose store with the agreement reached in the 2015 Paris climate talks.

Sweden largest national pension fund AP7 set a high benchmark in June when it named six firms it said had breached the Paris accord and ditched them Canada Goose Coats On Sale from its portfolio.

canada goose clearance SWEDISH FUND ROBUR climate issue has buy canada goose jacket been Robur most prioritised sustainability issue for 10 years, canada goose clearance said Liza Jonson, CEO of Canada Goose online Robur, the Nordic region largest fund manager, owned by Swedbank.

canada goose black friday sale Paris agreement and the events in connection with that were therefore crucial to our decision (in 2016) to exclude companies that derive more than 30 percent of their turnover or more from coal. We were among the first in the business to do so.

Canada Goose sale SWEDEN AP1, AP2, AP3 AND AP4 PENSION FUNDS are working (mainly) with dialogue, we are Canada Goose Parka trying to persuade companies to sell off or close down business that is not sustainable, Peter Lundkvist, head of the ethical committee for Sweden AP1, AP2, AP3 and AP4 pension funds.

DENMARK ATP FUND difficult for us to relate to how you say something is non Paris compliant, but that methodology will become more and more sharp as time goes on, said Ulrik Dan Weuder, head Of ATP global direct investments.

NORWAY SOVEREIGN WEALTH FUND The chief executive officer of the $960 billion fund, Yngve Slyngstad, said the fund was asking banks canada goose in which it has invested to disclose how their canada goose uk black friday lending contributes to greenhouse gas emissions, after measuring in the past the carbon footprint of its investments in equities and bonds.

Since 2016 the fund has banned investment in firms that derive more than 30 percent of their turnover or activity from coal, mostly coal producers and utilities.

By July, the fund ethics watchdog is expected to recommend the fund excludes or puts on a watch list the first of several firm in the oil, cement or steel industries, canada goose factory sale for producing an level of greenhouse gas.

buy canada goose jacket NORWAY KLP and the KLP funds guidelines for responsible investment include severe environmental buy canada goose jacket cheap damage as a criterion for divestment. Although we interpret this criterion to include canada goose clearance sale climate as well, we see the need to make this more explicit, said Annie Bersagel, acting head of responsible investments at KLP, Norway largest life insurance firm with $72 billion under management.

are in the process of updating the KLP and KLP Funds guidelines to include a specific climate criterion. This will be harmonized with the climate criterion from uk canada goose the ethical guidelines for the Norwegian (sovereign wealth fund).

canada goose coats on sale FINLAND VER The state pension cheap canada goose uk fund, which managed 19.2 billion euros ($22 billion) as of March 31, included the Paris climate agreement in its investment guidelines last summer.

is part of our review process, but we don do separate evaluations based on Canada Goose Jackets it, said CEO Timo Viherkentta, adding the fund monitors its portfolio carbon footprint annually. But he said VER had canada goose coats not excluded any firms for environmental reasons.

Canada Goose Outlet we don invest directly in companies outside the Nordic region, companies like the ones AP7 excluded were not in our portfolio in the first place.

canadian goose jacket JAPAN SECOM CORPORATE PENSION FUND think engagement investment is about promoting companies to be involved with ESG through engagement, said Hiroichi canada goose coats on sale Yagi, adviser at the fund, a leader in Japan on environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) issues.

canada goose Asked about AP7 initiative, he said: have no such plan to follow suit. And we have Canada Goose sale not heard of any Japanese pension funds that are considering taking such steps. We just not at that stage at the moment.

Canada Goose online AUSTRALIAN PENSION FUND AMP CAPITAL for cheap Canada Goose the AMP Capital Responsible Investment Leaders (RIL) Funds we haven filtered out stocks by fossil fuel exposure. We have taken a different approach, said Ian Woods, head of ESG investment research.

canada goose store a significant exposure to the Australian canadian goose jacket economy, we have worked with other investors through the IGCC (Investor Group on Climate Change) to engage in the debate to encourage development of policy that will drive the transition of the uk canada goose outlet economy to meet Australia Paris Agreement commitments.


have been improving our understanding and approach to climate change including the investment implications of the Paris Climate agreement, said Pablo Berrutti, head of responsible investment.

buy canada goose jacket cheap have also improved our disclosure to ensure our clients have the information they need to better understand portfolio risks and opportunities.

Canada Goose Parka barriers exist to achieving better management of climate change risks across the industry including canada goose black friday sale investment mandate design issues for example, risk constraints use of standard benchmarks for performance and risk measurement, and a focus on short term performance.

AUSTRALIAN PENSION canada goose uk shop FUND AUTRALIANSUPER currently monitor climate change risk in the portfolio. We undertake a carbon footprint analysis Canada Goose Outlet of our international and domestic equity portfolios regularly to understand our investment exposure to carbon, said Kelly Christodoulou, governance manager.

cheap Canada Goose most recent analysis of our portfolio indicated that both our international and domestic portfolios have lower carbon risk than the applicable benchmarks.

canada goose clearance sale believe that the canada goose uk outlet best way to manage ESG issues in the portfolio is through active engagement with the companies that we invest in, as this creates alignment between improved ESG outcomes and investment returns.

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