Volume 12, Number 1, First Quarter 2014
The Strategy Council for Norway’s Government Pension Fund Global, supported by the Norwegian Ministry of Finance, hosted the Responsible Investment Conference held in Oslo on 20 June 2013. The conferences goal was to facilitate dialogue with stakeholders on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues to inform the Strategy Councils forthcoming report on the Funds responsible investment strategy. The summit was organised into three sessions, each of which focused on one ESG issue and featured speakers from Norwegian and international organisations. Overall, participants commended the Funds achievements to date while proposing a variety of new initiatives and highlighting the challenges faced by the Fund.