Climate Investment Summit gets off to a roaring start with reports of good progress

The Climate Investment Summit has started with a bang, as Kent Damsgaard, CEO of industry association Forsikring & Pension, reports that a third of the DKK 350bn (EUR 47bn) committed by the pension sector in 2019 to green investments by 2030 has already been invested.

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The Climate Investment Coalition is hosting its 2021 summit in Copenhagen this week, and the event has got off to a good start, with some positive news from the Danish financial sector.

Kent Damsgaard, CEO of industry association Forsikring & Pension, reported that since 2019, the Danish pension sector has invested DKK 72bn (EUR 9.7bn) in green projects. This means that more than a third of the DKK 350bn (EUR 47bn) in financial commitments the industry pledged to provide by 2030 has already been invested.

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