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Ilmarinen’s financial statements 2020: Solvency strengthened further despite the coronavirus crisis, efficiency improved substantially
The return on Ilmarinen’s investments was 7.1 per cent as the coronavirus crisis was shaking the markets. The value of investment assets increased to an all-time high, more than EUR 53 billion, and solvency strengthened. Operating expenses decreased by 9 per cent.Ilmarinen’s financial statements 2020: Solvency strengthened further despite the coronavirus crisis, efficiency improved substantially
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Nordic Engagement Cooperation (NEC) expanded its focus to sustainable water management – annual report 2020 publishedNordic Engagement Cooperation (NEC), a collaborative engagement network between large Nordic institutional investors (pension funds), expanded its focus to sustainable water management in invested companies in 2020. At the end of 2020, Ilmarinen had altogether 13 ongoing engagement processes, of which eight were part of the NEC collaboration.Nordic Engagement Cooperation (NEC) expanded its focus to sustainable water management – annual report 2020 published
Ilmarinen reached almost all of its climate targets for 2016–2020 – Annual and Sustainability Report 2020 publishedIlmarinen reached almost all of the climate targets it had set for the period 2016–2020. The most notable success was the 14 per cent decrease in the carbon footprint of real estate. Furthermore, investments in sustainable development nearly doubled and the carbon sinks of forest investments grew 44 per cent. The Annual and Sustainability Report for 2020, which is published today, also presents new forward-looking data and analysis on the climate impacts of investments.Ilmarinen reached almost all of its climate targets for 2016–2020 – Annual and Sustainability Report 2020 published
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Ilmarinen invests in Australia’s rental housing market together with Greystar, APG and Ivanhoé Cambridge.
Ilmarinen’s Interim Report 1 January–30 September 2020: Return on investments turned positive, cost-effectiveness of operations continued to improveThe return on Ilmarinen’s investment portfolio was 1.1 (8.2 per cent), i.e. EUR 0.6 (3.7) billion. The third-quarter investment portfolio return was 3.2 per cent, driven by the continued positive development in the investment markets. At the end of September, the market value of investments stood at EUR 50.3 billion (31 Dec 2019: EUR 50.5 billion).Ilmarinen’s Interim Report 1 January–30 September 2020: Return on investments turned positive, cost-effectiveness of operations continued to improve
Responsible investment through index funds expands further in emerging markets – Ilmarinen once again one of the co-developersEurope’s leading asset management company Amundi listed its new Amundi MSCI Emerging ESG Leaders UCITS ETF fund on Germany’s Xetra on 30 June 2020. Ilmarinen is a participant in the listing of the fund after having invested EUR 500 million in it.Responsible investment through index funds expands further in emerging markets – Ilmarinen once again one of the co-developers