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Covid-19 crisis has made Danish mutual funds greener

The carbon footprint of Danish equity funds has dropped by 9 percent in just 6 months, new data from Finans Danmark shows.

Peter Kjærgaard, Head of Nykredit Wealth Management and chairman of The Danish Investment Association | Photo: Stine Bidstrup/ERH

The DKK 440bn (EUR 60bn) that retail investors have invested in Danish equity funds has become significantly more environmentally friendly.

Over the course of just six months, the CO2 emissions from these funds have dropped by 9 percent. This was revealed in new data from industry association Finans Danmark, which is hosting the Climate Investment Summit in Copenhagen tomorrow.

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