AP2 a leader in sustainability

Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) has identified AP2 as one of the signatories in the 2019 Leaders’ Group. PRI has identified asset owners with leading practices of managing listed equity and/or private equity externally. AP2 qualified for both categories. Through Leaders’ Group, PRI wants to show good leadership and raise the standards of responsible investment amongst …

Winner of 2019 WIN WIN Gothenburg Sustainability Award appointed

The Frenchman Arash Derambarsch is the winner of 2019 Gothenburg Sustainability Award. Motivation of the jury:Arash Derambarsch’s ideas, initiative and effort to reduce food waste have resulted in a change in the law in France prohibiting French food stores and restaurants from discarding or destroying food that cannot be sold. The law requires them to …

The Council on Ethics conducts a review of the standard for mine tailing dams

The Church of England Pensions Board and the Council of Ethics of the Swedish National Pension Funds (the Council on Ethics) will represent investors through the industry organisation PRI (Principles for Responsible Investment) in a joint initiative with ICMM (International Council on Mining & Metals) and the UN (UN Environment Program) with the aim of …

The Council on Ethics of the Swedish National Pension Funds (AP Funds) recommends exclusion of Vale S.A

The Brazilian mining company Vale S.A has within a short timeframe been involved in two major accidents where tailings dams in Minas Gerais in Brazil has collapsed, with multiple fatalities and extensive environmental devastation. The Council, together with other investors, has conducted an extensive dialogue with Vale after the first accident at Mariana in late …

Climate report for 2018 in line with TCFD’s recommendations

AP2 today publishes its second climate report in accordance with Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) recommendations. With IPCC’s (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Changes) special report on the impact of a global warming of 1.5 degrees Celsius, it has become even more evident that the transition needs to be fast and powerful. In 2018, …

New Guide Helps Investors Close Climate Risk Blind Spot

Leading investors publish guidance to help the sector step up efforts to act on climate risk through scenario analyses. TCFD recommendations highlights scenario analysis as a tool to identify climate-related risks and opportunities, and their potential financial implications. Dedicated investor-led guidance on scenario analysis published to help investors fill the ‘scenario gap’ and put TCFD …

The winner of this year´s Gothenburg Sustainability Award is appointed

Kalundborg Symbiosis is this year’s winner of the WIN WIN Gothenburg Sustainability Award. Motivation of the juryIn today’s modern world, we take many industrial products for granted. At the same time, the planet’s resources are limited. In order for us to maintain a high material standard of living, industry’s methods must become resource-efficient. An innovative …

Winning Climate Strategies

This week, Share Action/Asset Owner Dislosure Project published a best practice guide in which they interviewed 22 leading asset owners to see how they deal with opportunities and risks of climate change. In the guide AP2, which is one of the 22 interviewed asset owners, share how we work with the climate issue. Read the …

Second AP Fund launches a new logo

Second AP Fund has chosen to launch a new logo that clearly shows the name, is graphically more easy-to-use and modern.

AP2’s Sustainability Report is once again awarded at the RI Reporting Awards 2018

AP2’s Sustainability Report has been nominated four years in a row for “Best Reporting by an Asset Owner, Large Funds” and for the second year, the Fund received the “Commended” award. AP2 Sustainability and Corporate Governance Report 2016. (PDF document, 1,7 MB)