Memberships and awards

We have been recognised for our pledges and commitment to sustainable investment.

Committed to action

Storebrand is a signatory to several international and national-level commitments aimed at advancing sustainable development, including the UN Principles of Responsible Investment (PRI) and the UN Global Compact.

Demonstrating our commitment to action, we have been honoured to receive several awards and recognitions for our work in the field of sustainable investments.



Selected memberships and awards

Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Ranked top 10% most sustainable listed company globally.

Corporate Knights

Included in Corporate Knights Global 100 and ranked number two in the insurance category.


Real estate portfolio awarded 5 of 5 GRESB stars, top 20% globally. 


We are signatories of UN Principles for Responsible Investment

UN Global Compact

Member of UN Global Compact since July 2000

Science Based Targets

Storebrand committed to reduce Scope 1-2 GHG emissions by 52% by 2030

Collective letters and statements

As part of our Stewardship activities, we often commit, alongside other investors and other stakeholders, to signing and supporting collective statements and letters of support for specific actions.

A partial list of the letters and statements that we have signed on to, as well the full texts of each of them, can be found in our document library.

Our international initiatives and credentials

(in alphabetical order)

  • add Access To Medicine
  • add Access To Nutrition Index
  • add Big Tech and Human Rights Investor Collaboration

    A collaboration, organised by the Council on Ethics of the Swedish AP Funds (AP1, AP2, AP3 and AP4), assembling a group of institutional investors with EUR 7.3 trillion in combined assets under management. In a planned three-year program launched in March 2023, the initiative will collaboratively engage major technology companies, aiming to strengthen their management of human rights risks and impacts. 

    The primary goal is to ensure that the companies take concrete measures to address operational and human rights risks pertaining to their products and business model, and to encourage more transparent reporting on the related impacts and efforts. The collaboration’s activities and results will be publicly reported.

  • add Ceres - Investor Water Hub
  • add Climate Action 100+

    Climate Action 100+ is an investor initiative to ensure that the world’s largest corporate greenhouse gas emitters take necessary action on climate change.

  • add Corporate Knights Global 100
  • add Don't Bank on the Bomb
  • add Dow Jones Sustainability Index
  • add EFAMA - Code of external governance
  • add Equileap
  • add FAIIR Initiative

    The FAIIR Initiative is a collaborative investor network that raises awareness of the environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks and opportunities brought about by intensive livestock production.

  • add Fair Finance Guide / Etisk Bankguide
  • add Finance for Biodiversity Pledge

    At UNFCCC COP26 in Glasgow, over 30 financial institutions signed a joint commitment to eliminate commodity-driven deforestation from their investment portfolios by 2025. The signatory group, supported by the High-Level Climate Champions and an advisory group of NGOs, cooperate on methodology development, alignment with other initiatives, engagement with companies and data providers, as well as on recruitment of signatories.

  • add Finance Sector Commitment on Eliminating Commodity-Driven Deforestation

    At UNFCCC COP26 in Glasgow, over 30 financial institutions signed a joint commitment to eliminate commodity-driven deforestation from their investment portfolios by 2025. The signatory group, supported by the High-Level Climate Champions and an advisory group of NGOs, cooperate on methodology development, alignment with other initiatives, engagement with companies and data providers, as well as on recruitment of signatories.

  • add FTSE4Good
  • add GISD - Global Investors for Sustainable Development
  • add Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero

    The Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ) is a global coalition of leading financial institutions committed to accelerating the decarbonization of the economy.

  • add Green Bond Principles (GBP)

    The Green Bond Principles (GBP) seek to support issuers in financing environmentally sound and sustainable projects that foster a net-zero emissions economy and protect the environment.

  • add Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
  • add Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC)

    The Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) is the European membership body for investor collaboration on climate change and the voice of investors taking action for a prosperous, low carbon future. IIGCC has more than 350 members, mainly pension funds and asset managers, across 23 countries, with over €51 trillion in assets under management. The leading global investor membership body and the largest one focusing specifically on climate change.

  • add International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)
  • add Investor Alliance for Human Rights

    The Investor Alliance for Human Rights is a collective action platform for responsible investment that is grounded in respect for people's fundamental rights.

  • add Investor Policy Dialogue on Deforestation (IPDD)

    In July 2020, Storebrand Asset Management initiated and established The Investors Policy Dialogue (IPDD), a collaborative investor led initiative to engage with public agencies and industry associations in selected countries on the issue of deforestation. The objective of the initiative is to mitigate the risk to investors posed by the increasing rates of deforestation around the globe.

  • add Investor Statement for a Just Transition

    In 2023 a group of investors has made a collective call to oil & gas companies to commit to spefic aspects of dialogue with stakeholders impacted by the low carbon transition, and set and publish time-bound targets for aciton on the issues.

  • add Know-the-chain
  • add Montreal Carbon Pledge

    The Montreal Carbon Pledge is an environmental initiative launched by the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) project under the United Nations (UN). Its purpose is to encourage investment management firms to monitor and disclose the carbon footprint of their investment portfolios. By signing the Montréal Carbon Pledge, Storebrand as an investor have committed to measuring and publicly disclosing the carbon footprint of our investments on an annual basis.

  • add Nature Action 100
  • add Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance

    We are a founding member of the alliance of some of the world's largest pension funds and insurance companies, which has committed to a net carbon-free investment portfolio by 2050. 

  • add Net Zero Engagement Initiative (NZEI)
  • add Platform for Living Wages Financials (PLWF)

    The Platform Living Wage Financials (PLWF) is an unprecedented alliance of 15 financial institutions that encourages and monitors investee companies to address the non-payment of living wage in global supply chains. As an investor coalition with over €2.6 trillion of Assets Under Management and advice, we use our influence and leverage to engage with our investee companies

  • add Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition (PDC)

    The Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition (PDC) is a multi-stakeholder initiative by the UN Finance initiative that will drive GHG emissions reductions on the ground by mobilizing a critical mass of institutional investors committed to gradually decarbonizing their portfolios.

  • add Principles of Sustainable Insurance (PSI)

    A global framework for the insurance industry to address environmental, social and governance risks and opportunities. The PSI initiative is the largest collaborative initiative between the UN and the insurance industry.

  • add Sustainable Blue Economy Finance Initiative

    The Sustainable Blue Economy Finance Initiative is an UN-convened global community focused on the intersection between private finance and ocean health, supporting the implementation of the Sustainable Blue Economy Finance Principles

  • add Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi)

    The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) drives ambitious climate action in the private sector by enabling organizations to set science-based emissions reduction targets. Storebrand has committed to setting Science Based Targets aligned with a 1,5-degree scenario.

  • add Spring
  • add Sustainable Brand Leaders
  • add Task Force on Nature-related Financial Disclosures Forum (TNFD)

    Task Force on Nature-related Financial Disclosures Forum (TNFD) aims to develop and deliver a risk management and disclosure framework for organisations to report and act on evolving nature-related risks. The Taskforce consists of 34 individual Taskforce Members representing financial institutions, corporates and market service providers with US$19.4trn in assets. Storebrand is one of a few Nordic representatives in the forum.

  • add Tobacco Free Finance Pledge

    Tobacco Free Finance Pledge aims to inform, prioritise, and advance tobacco-free finance. It builds on key global finance initiatives such as the Investor Statement in Support of World No Tobacco Day, produced in 2017 by the UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), UN Environment Programme Principles for Sustainable Insurance (PSI) and Tobacco Free Portfolios. Storebrand is one of 193 signatories of the pledge.

  • add Transparency International
  • add UNEP Finance Initiative

    We support and take an active part in the UN's financial initiatives. The goal is for sustainable considerations to be part of all financial decisions that are made.

  • add United Nations Global Compact

    United Nations Global Compact is the world's largest initiative to promote sustainability commercially. It is a voluntary initiative based on CEO commitments to implement universal sustainability principles and to take steps to support the United Nations goals. Storebrand has been an active member of the United Nations Global Compact since 2000 and support their ten principles.

  • add UN Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI)

    PRI is the world's most important network of investors who work for six basic principles for responsible investments. The members of the network manage a total of 90,000 billion dollars in capital.

  • add Women's Empowerment Principles (WEP)
  • add World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)

Our regional initiatives and credentials

(in alphabetical order)

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