You can make investments that outstand AND are green.

News 24 July 2017

News 24 July 2017

Many billions of euros in investments will be necessary to attain the Paris climate objectives. Experts from the financial sector give advice to Brussels. Now that the financial crisis is more or less behind us, a new storm is brewing for the financial sector. Banks, investors and insurers must prepare themselves for the consequences of the energy transition.

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To measure is to know, and that includes human rights.

News 18 July 2017

News 18 July 2017

Demonstrating leadership means taking the lead in difficult situations. Combining something statistical, such as investing, with a broad concept such as human rights is a such a situation.

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Sustainable development investments (SDIs)

News 07 July 2017

News 07 July 2017

APG together with PGGM have developed a methodology to identify investment opportunities linked to 13 of the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). They refer to this methodology as so called taxonomies. More information about it in the IPE interview with Claudia Kruse and Els Knoope of APG.

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Sustainable Development Investments
“We invest in solutions that contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. These investments meet our financial risk and return requirements and support the generation of positive social and/or environmental impact through their products and services, or at times through acknowledged transformational leadership. We distinguish between investments where impact has and those where it has not been measured, and stimulate the latter to report on measurable impacts.” Download the taxonomies about how we do this.
APG Groep N.V. 2016 Annual Report
In general, 2016 was an eventful year with a number of global developments such as Brexit, the Ukraine referendum in the Netherlands and the presidential election in the United States. The pension markets were in flux. Throughout the year, APG actively participated in a constructive dialogue on a new pension system, in which the topics of transparency, freedom of choice, and risk sharing were high on the agenda.