World's biggest investor presents green requirements for shipping

Maritime companies must comply with a series of human rights regulations for the world's largest sovereign investor, the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global, to invest in them. Now, environmental requirements will be added.

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Until now, compliance with human rights has been decisive for the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global's (GPFG) ethical choices to buy or sell shares, environmental policies at companies will now also be made a formal part of the requirements.

As the world's largest sovereign investor, the fund's principles play a big part in determining the actions of the companies in which it has invested.

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