Sustainability in DNB Asset Management

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We take responsibility for our impact on people and the environment

DNB Asset Management puts considerable resources into ensuring that investments are responsible and of high quality. The work is undertaken by a dedicated team consisting of a manager and three analysts who work closely with the portfolio managers. Our ESG team also engage dialogue with companies our funds are invested in and other investors. The purpose of dialogue is to influence companies and investors in a sustainable direction.


In addition to following Norwegian standards, the DNB Group and DNB Asset Management have chosen to support and participate in a number of global initiatives and international guidelines to ensure shareholder value in a long-term perspective. The DNB Group and DNB Asset Management support internationally recognised standards and initiatives such as the UN Global Compact, the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights, the G20/OECD Principles of Corporate Governance, the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and the UN Principles for Responsible Investments, UNPRI. These standards and initiatives form the basis for our work.


In 2017, we also signed the Montreal Carbon Pledge.


Sustainability library

Read more about DNB Asset Management's work on responsible investments on the DNB group website.
» Responsible investing throughout the DNB group
Active ownership
Active ownership is one of the most important approaches in our work on responsible investments.
Active ownership
Engagement strategy
Four engagement activities that define what is valuable for our activities as a long-term investor.
Focus areas
As part of our engagement strategy we have chosen to define specific focus areas.
Focus areas

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SRI report from DNB Asset Management (2018)

» Quarterly DNB SRI report Q1
» Quarterly DNB SRI report Q2
» Quarterly DNB SRI report Q3

» Quarterly DNB SRI report Q4


Socially responsible investing - 5 questions to DNB Asset Management

sri-videoPeople making sustainable financial investments want to make sure their investments are managed on the basis of social, ethical and ecological considerations.
So can an investor put their faith in the sustainability approach? And if so, which type of investor are the products suitable for?

These questions and others are answered by Mike Judith, Executive Director at DNB Asset Management S.A.

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