Finnish pension behemoth explains attraction of ESG-linked loans

Pension insurance company Ilmarinen, one of the largest investors in Finland with €47.4bn under management, is welcoming the nascent trend of sustainable loans, as it scans the market for instruments that create benefits for its whole portfolio.

  • By Karoliina Liimatainen
  • 02 Jul 2019

Ilmarinen, a major shareholder in most large Finnish companies with a number of investments abroad in multiple asset classes, has to consider what yields the best results for society in the long term, said Anna Hyrske, the head of responsible investments at the pension fund.

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