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Responsible Investment News













Responsible Investment News

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Global, July 7, 2017

Opening the door to renewable energy investment

With its investment in Climate Investor One, Aegon Asset Management has helped bridge the mismatch between renewable energy projects and institutional investor requirements.

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Global, June 12, 2017

Aegon Asset Management publishes sixth Responsible Investment Report

Wind turbine close up Aegon Asset Management’s 2016 Responsible Investment Report outlines its commitment to embedding Environment, Sustainability and Governance in its decision making, and highlights how it is addressing key sustainability issues globally.

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Global, April 24, 2017

Aegon joins call for ExxonMobil to come clean on climate change risk

Oil platform Aegon has joined major investors to call for one of the world’s largest oil and gas companies to come clean on the impact of climate change.

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Global, February 15, 2017

Aegon calls for G20 governments to end fossil fuel subsidies by 2020

G20 Logo Aegon Asset Management has joined with 15 other investors and insurers to urge the G20 to end fossil fuel subsidies by 2020. Together these companies have assets under management of US$ 2.8 trillion.

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The Netherlands, December 5, 2016

Aegon joins consortium to accelerate investment in UN Sustainable Development Goals

UN SDG Logo Aegon has joined a consortium, with combined assets of over €2.8 trillion, to support investment in the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Tomorrow they will invite the Dutch government and Central Bank to join them in this support.

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Global, November 7, 2016

Investing responsibly – it’s straightforward right? Wrong…

South Pole Ice Flow A new project to develop a more reliable approach to understanding climate investment risk marks an ambitious attempt by Aegon to escape the inconsistencies in carbon data and climate risk definitions that make comparisons difficult.

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The Netherlands, October 26, 2016

Aegon calls for new climate law

Natural Dutch landscape At today’s Dutch climate conference, Aegon joined 39 other Dutch companies in calling for the next government to establish a new law to ensure the goals of the Paris climate agreement (COP21) are met.

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August 29, 2016

Aegon joins call for G20 to push green finance ‘asap’

Aegon has signed a letter to G20 governments calling them to not only make good on their commitment to tackle climate change, but to do so as soon as possible.

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Global, August 1, 2016

50 Shades of green: Investments the market is hungry for

Green housing Aegon was recently selected to participate in the world’s first-ever green residential mortgage-backed security (RMBS). The demand for such bonds is high. Will supply keep up?

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United Kingdom, July 25, 2016

Highest rating for Kames in UN Principles for Responsible Investment survey

UN PRI Logo In the United Nation's most recent Principles for Responsible Investment survey, Aegon Asset Management in the UK, Kames Capital, received the maximum possible rating, which was awarded to just 15% of signatories.

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Global, May 25, 2016

Aegon strikes coal mining off investment list

Coal fired power station Aegon has taken the decision to strike coal mining off its investment list, and is further stoking sustainability efforts as part of its strategic objectives.

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Global, May 20, 2016

Responsible Investment at Aegon Asset Management in 2015

Responsible Investment at Aegon Asset Management in 2015 It is clear that among investors there is a widely-held aspiration for more ‘long-term’ investing: investing that is both rewarding and sustainable for the future.

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Global, March 16, 2016

Aegon calls for fewer constraints on sustainable investments

Sun panel fitter on roof Commenting on the transition from a fossil-fuel based economy to a more sustainable energy system, Aegon CEO, Alex Wynaendts said, "I believe we're on the right track, but the process needs to be faster."

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Global, December 22, 2015

Aegon commits to action against climate change

Paris Pledge Logo Following last week’s global climate summit in Paris, where governments adopted the world’s first universal climate change accord, Aegon signed the Paris Pledge for Action, together with more than 500 businesses and investors.

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