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Creating Article 9 products for the pension sector "probably difficult", says PenSam ESG head

At PenSam, sustainability has been an integrated part of the investment process for the past four years. The Danish pension fund believes that it is possible to achieve returns from green investments, but it doesn't expect to make investments with a dedicated green objective, Head of ESG, Mikael Bek, tells AMWatch.

Mikael Bek, head of ESG at PenSam. | Photo: PR/Pensam

Four years ago, PenSam increased its focus on sustainable investing significantly. Until then, sustainability had not been the top priority to consider before deciding on an investment.

"Investing according to ESG used to be a guy sitting in the corner asking annoying questions. Today it's an integrated part of what we do," Mikael Bek, head of ESG, tells AMWatch.

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