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Finland’s biggest pension fund argues long-term deficit risk is the institution’s key risk
Swedish occupational pension fund in talks with Norwegian billionaire Ivar Tollefsen and Heimstaden to renegotiate terms of investment
UK call for government to make TNFD compulsory; UKSIF says ISSB should introduce disclosure standards for biodiversity, drawing on taskforce’s framework
Reputational issues are front of mind for the board of Alecta, Sweden’s largest pension fund, as it continues to digest the fallout from its ill-starred investments in Silicon Valley Bank and two other US financial institutions that collapsed in March this year.
Nordic pension funds are getting to grips with biodiversity and natural capital in their investment portfolios, seeking to measure both the impact of companies they invest in and ways they can limit adverse effects on nature. Like other investors globally, many are just at the early stages of thinking about this - how they measure biodiversity, which metrics and approaches are gaining acceptance, and how best to report to stakeholders.