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'Pension organizations: Show people that growing pile of money!'

'Pension organizations: Show people that growing pile of money!'

12 March

Pension organizations are pushing the wrong buttons in the human brain. They are creating uncertainty and fear, rather than taking advantage of our natural thirst for security, according to brain scientist Victor Lamme. ‘If you want to restore confidence, you have to play into the healthy level of greed inherent in every human. Show participants what’s in it for them.'

 A European Track & Trace Pension Platform

A European Track & Trace Pension Platform

19 February

The number of people that work abroad for a certain period of time is increasing. 'Close by' in Europe, as a cross-border commuter or a bit further away. Barcelona, ​​Munich or Rome. What we know is that the labor market is only becoming increasingly international and mobile. Working abroad means that often you build up pension in that country. Which doesn’t make it easier to get a clear overview of what you have built up where. You not only have to deal with multiple pension funds, but also in different countries. Good luck!

Elderly people in Heerlen enjoy a memorable afternoon at APG

Elderly people in Heerlen enjoy a memorable afternoon at APG

14 February

On Tuesday afternoon, February 12, APG received more than 100 elderly people from the Heerlen region at the head office. There they were pampered by more than 30 volunteers from the pension providOn Tuesday afternoon, February 12, APG received more than 100 elderly people from the Heerlen region at the head office. There they were pampered by more than 30 volunteers from the pension provider with a so-called 'high tea'. At large tables there was ample opportunity to get in touch with other elderly people, while enjoying a snack, drink and music. This so-called 'ZilverUitje' (‘Silver Outing’) is one of the initiatives with which APG will devote extra effort to Dutch society in the coming years, with an emphasis on the elderly. A 86-year-old lady: "I'm 86, but this is the best thing I've experienced."er with a so-called 'high tea'. At large tables there was ample opportunity to get in touch with other elderly people, while enjoying a snack, drink and music. This so-called 'Zilveruitje' (‘Silver Outing’) is one of the initiatives with which APG will devote extra effort to Dutch society in the coming years, with an emphasis on the elderly. A 86-year-old lady: "I'm 86, but this is the best thing I've experienced."

 APG Top Employer for the twelfth time

APG Top Employer for the twelfth time

08 February

APG has been named Top Employer Netherlands for the twelfth year.

APG provides capital for housing associations on new online platform

APG provides capital for housing associations on new online platform

07 February

APG is the launching customer of LIST Amsterdam. An independent online platform to provide long-term loans to housing associations, without the intervention of banks. Via the new platform housing associations are connected directly with institutional investors in the Netherlands. APG has teamed up with a number of housing associations and approached LIST Amsterdam to set up the platform.

After Shell, BP is also committed to climate strategy

After Shell, BP is also committed to climate strategy

01 February

On behalf of ABP, APG, together with other large investors, filed a climate resolution with oil and gas company BP. ‘This also sends a signal to other companies’, says Lucian Peppelenbos, member of the Responsible Investment Team at APG.

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