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's sustainability work at the DNB group's site
» Responsible investing throughout the DNB group

Ethical platform

The DNB ethical platform is the ethical policy on which all our asset management is based. platform

Active ownership

We aim to improve companies' performance in environmental and social matters. We engage in dialogue and vote on resolutions. future
Focus areas

As part of our active ownership strategy we have chosen to work more in-depth with three focus areas including sustainable cotton (including child labor), fisheries and aquaculture and indigenous rights. areas

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SRI report from DNB Asset Management
» Quarterly DNB SRI report


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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