30 Mar '12, 9am

Norges dobbeltmoral sprer seg også i utenlandske medier.

Norges dobbeltmoral sprer seg også i utenlandske medier.

As Norway funds rainforest conservation, its pension fund invests in companies driving deforestation mongabay.com March 30, 2012 At the same time that it is committing hundreds of millions of dollars a year to protecting rainforests, Norway is investing more than 13 billion dollars a year via its pension fund in dozens of companies linked to deforestation, alleges a new report from Rainforest Foundation Norway and Friends of the Earth Norway. The report, “Beauty and the Beast ”, finds that Norway's Government Pension Fund Global has stakes in companies operating in the palm oil, oil and gas, mining, beef, logging, pulp and paper, soy and hydroelectric energy sectors in key tropical forest countries. The investments dwarf the $500 million or so the Norwegian government commits annually toward reducing deforestation and forest degradation. Beauty and the Beast “While Norway ...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0330-norway_investments.html


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