Actively engaged

To support our mission to deliver returns and responsibility, we engage with companies to help them enhance and maintain their ESG activities.

Creating positive change

Active ownership is a powerful way to protect shareholder value, enhance long-term returns and foster positive change. We do this by exercising our formal voting rights as well as proactively engaging with companies and encouraging them to improve their management systems and ESG performance.

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Source: Nordea Asset Management Responsible Investments Report 2023

Danger in the Water

Engaging with pharmaceutical companies to address the role they play in India’s water pollution crisis

Key points

  • The death toll related to antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is estimated to reach 10 million people annually by the year 2050

  • Pharma pollution in India has been identified as a major contributor to the problem

  • NAM initiated a long-term engagement with pharma companies based in India that we are invested in

  • We issued two reports exposing the extent of pharma pollution in India

  • As a result of our engagement, the PSCI developed an action plan to address the problem