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News from Insurance & Pension Denmark

4. Mar. 2022

The Danish insurance and pensions industry supports sanctions against Russia

We are all deeply affected by the situation in Ukraine, and the Danish insurance and pensions companies unequivocally support the sanctions adopted against the Russian regime. The industry does not wish to support Russia in any way or to be associated with the regime.
13. Oct. 2021

The insurance and pension industry adopts a common standard for climate footprint

Intense efforts among Danish insurance and pension companies to reduce their climate footprint is in full swing. The industry has now adopted common measuring points for carbon emissions from investments, damage prevention, active ownership and use of paper as a part of everyday life.
3. Nov. 2020

The Pensions Industry Announces a Record DKK 50 billion Figure for Green Investments

In just one year, the Danish pensions industry has invested DKK 50 billion in the green transition. This is an impressive figure, especially considering the economically unstable backdrop of 2020, says the Minister of Climate, Energy and Utilities, Dan Jørgensen, and the trade association Insurance & Pension Denmark.
16. Sep. 2020

Insurance & Pension Denmark Backs Up von der Leyen in State of the Union

Great support from Insurance & Pension Denmark to the President of the European Commission for her state of the union address. We are heading towards a more digital Europe which gives high priority to the reduction of CO2 emissions.
26. Aug. 2020

Why does the Danish Pension System Rate so High on the Mercer Index

Opinion brought by European Pensions - www.europeanpensions.net
15. Jul. 2020

COVID-19 Crisis and The European Commission

The European Commission has in cooperation with representatives from the financial sector in the EU published a number of recommendations on how the insurance sector, among others, in the best possible manner can help consumers and companies affected by the COVID-19 crisis. The European business association Insurance Europe has represented the Danish insurance and pension industry in the process. Insurance & Pension Denmark is very pleased with the recommendations.
22. Jun. 2020

Ambitious Climate Agreement

The agreement is an important step towards a greener Denmark, states the chairman for the Climate Partnership for the financial sector in Denmark
9. Jun. 2020

Now It Is Easier for Foreigners to Get an Overview of Their Pensions in Denmark

The Danish pension system is one of the best in the world. Danish people have easy access to information that gives an overview of their pension savings and related insurances at PensionsInfo.dk. Now this information is available in English, enabling even more people to benefit from the consumer tool.
20. Oct. 2019

The Danish Pension System is one of the Best in the World

A new international survey has once again identified the Danish pension system to be one of the best in the world. This is according to the annual international pension analyses from Melbourne Mercer.
23. Sep. 2019

The Danish Pension Industry Announces Green Investments Worth Billions

NEW YORK: The Danish pension industry has in collaboration with the Danish government at an event prior to the UN Climate Action Summit announced plans for the pension industry to invest more than Euro 46 billion in green transition towards 2030. Investments will be in energy infrastructure and other green activities such as green stocks, green bonds and investments in energy efficient construction. The Danish pension industry already invests more than Euro 16 billion and investments for another Euro 4 billion are planned out. Given the new investments, a substantial increase in the level of investment in sustainable transition will take place.
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