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Responsible investing

We believe that investing responsibly is essential to achieve the best possible risk-adjusted returns for our unit holders over time.

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Why ESG factors matter when investing

Hilde Jenssen, Head of Portfolio Specialists, explains how improving Environment, Social and Governance factors (ESG) can have a direct, positive impact on performance.
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Continued commitment

We continue our work on ESG, which helps us make informed decisions and better identify potential challenges. In 2017, we used our ESG stance to positively influence change in companies.
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UK Stewardship Code

SKAGEN supports the principles set out by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) in The UK Stewardship Code.

Find out how the funds vote

In the overview below, you can see how SKAGEN has voted in the companies we invest in, the day after the votes have been cast. In those cases where we have voted against a company's management, an explanation is provided.

Environmental, Social and Governance Policy

SKAGEN AS (SKAGEN) is a Norwegian registered fund management company, managing mutual funds. Through their investments, SKAGEN's funds are owners or creditors of various companies and may therefore influence the companies' operations.

Principles for Responsible Investment

In 2012, SKAGEN signed up to the UN supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). Dedication to these principles and access to PRI's knowledge base will help us become even more successful in investing responsibly.

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Historical returns are no guarantee for future returns. Future returns will depend, inter alia, on market developments, the fund manager's skill, the fund's risk profile and management fees. The return may become negative as a result of negative price developments.