Danish pension funds must find common ground in ESG alliance, despite ideological differences

AkademikerPension, which is very vocal on ESG issues, and PenSam, which is not, need to find a way to work together through AIP's latest investment fund. "We have looked each other in the eye and asked whether we can do this together," the CEO of Akademikerpension says.

Pensam CEO Torsten Fels | Photo: PR/Pensam

Pension funds Pensam and AkademikerPension have very different approaches to a number of issues. Nonetheless, the pair needs to find common ground on the hunt for sustainable investments.

AkademikerPension recently committed to a DKK 2.5bn (EUR 340m) investment in AIP Infrastructure II, meaning it is joining the ranks of Pensam, PKA and Storebrand, which have already promised to invest in the sustainable fund.

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