Norway’s green sovereign wealth push, The UK’s position after Brexit

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Norway’s green sovereign wealth push, The UK’s position after Brexit

Thursday 27 February 2020  –  Vol.11 Ed.9.3

Commentary: Norway’s green sovereign wealth push

By Håvard Halland

The world’s largest sovereign fund, Norway’s $1tn Government Pension Fund Global, will soon be able to invest in unlisted renewable energy infrastructure. The Norwegian parliament has initially allocated $13bn for this purpose, or around 1.3% of the Fund’s capital. There has been vigorous debate in Norway over whether to use the GPFG’s capital more actively for climate-related purposes, or continue to focus predominantly on returns.

Read the full commentary on the website.

Meeting: The UK’s global economic position after Brexit

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Friday 28 February, London, 09:00-10:30 GMT

The Department for International Trade is responsible for global trade promotion and finance, inward and outward investment, trade policy, and trade negotiation and market access arrangements with countries outside the EU. DIT Director General John Mahon will discuss the future of global trade, and the UK’s place in the world as the country enters the next phase as an independent trading nation.

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