The Ministry of Finance attends UN-Conference on Responsible Investment

Martin Skancke

Martin Skancke

The UN Global Compact Leader Summit 2010 concentrates on the need to elevate the role of responsible business and investment in bringing about the needed transformation to more sustainable and inclusive markets. At the summit, the UNGC will also present a new guide on responsible business in conflict-affected and high-risk areas. The Ministry of Finance has played an active part in the work to develop this guide.

Director General Martin Skancke of the Ministry of Finance’s Department of Asset Management takes part in this year’s UN Global Compact Leader Summit. Skancke’s participation includes a session as Plenary Leader and a session which presents the Government Pension Fund Global and the work on responsible investment. I an addition to these two contributions Skancke will also sit on the press conference panel organized by the UN Principles for Responsible Investment, which looks at investors opportunities to influence companies to become more responsible.

The Asset Management Department is responsible for the Ministry of Finance’s work with the Government Pension Fund.

Source: Ministry of Finance

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