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  • Meld. St. 27 (2013-2014) - Diverse and value-creating ownership

    20/06/2014 Report to the Storting Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries

    Activist investors have been active in the Nordic region for a number of years; for example, Stockholm-based Cevian Capital took a 16 per cent holding in Lindex in 2003 and replaced much of the management18. In the Nordic region, the frequency of activist actions

  • Meld. St. 11 (2019–2020) Report to the Storting (white paper), Summary - Digital transformation and development policy

    13/12/2019 Report to the Storting Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    "Digital Transformation and Norwegian Development Policy" is intended to contribute to more effective development co-operation, ensure that no one is left behind and that developing countries have capacities to participate and make use of digital

  • Meld. St. 27 (2012-2013) - The Management of the Government Pension Fund in 2012

    12/04/2013 Report to the Storting Ministry of Finance

    stocks (60 percent) and bonds (40 percent), and is also divided into two geographical regions; Norway (85 percent) and the Nordic region excluding Iceland (15 percent); cf. figure 3.1. Figure 3.1 Strategic benchmark index for the GPFN. Percent Source Ministry

  • Report No. 10 (2009-2010) - The Management of the Government Pension Fund in 2009

    14/05/2010 Report to the Storting Ministry of Finance

    in the Norwegian and Nordic securities markets. In 2009, the return on the Fund’s benchmark was 35.7 per cent (see table 3.4). This is the highest return since 1998 and is primarily due to a sharp rise in the Norwegian and Nordic equity markets. The average

  • Meld. St. 19 (2013-2014) - The Management of the Government Pension Fund in 2013

    04/04/2014 Report to the Storting Ministry of Finance

    divested its holdings in a number of palm oil companies in 2012. Norges Bank has subsequently divested its holdings in several mining companies. In addition, the Bank actively supports the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), a leading international initiative

  • World Heritage

    30/11/2020 Article Ministry of Climate and Environment

    Chapter 4.8 World Heritage (Report to the Storting (white paper) no. 35 (2012-2013) The Cultural Heritage Policy).

  • Meld. St. 17 (2011–2012) - The Management of the Government Pension Fund in 2011

    30/03/2012 Report to the Storting Ministry of Finance

    strongly affected by regulations which attach an economic cost to greenhouse gas emissions. This includes sectors such as mining, cement, chemicals, oil and gas, manufacturing, power production, transportation and real estate. As a result of the evaluation

  • Report No. 13 to the Storting (2008-2009) - Climate, Conflict and Capital

    Norwegian development policy adapting to change

    13/02/2009 Report to the Storting Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    country concerned. Making use of Norway’s experience Many developing countries have become interested in the Norwegian and Nordic social model: a mixed economy, a well-developed welfare system, firmly established routines for liaison between the social

  • Report No. 14 to the Storting (2006-2007) - Working together towards a non-toxic environment and a safer future

    – Norway’s chemicals policy

    21/12/2007 Report to the Storting Ministry of Climate and Environment

    clean-up costs, must be borne by those who are responsible for the pollution. Textbox 3.3 Late action results in high costs A Nordic report, Cost of Late Action - the Case of PCB, estimates that the costs for the EU 25 of remediation of contaminated soil

  • Meld. St. 22 (2016–2017) - The place of the oceans in Norway’s foreign and development policy

    Meld. St. 22 (2016–2017) Report to the Storting (white paper)

    24/03/2017 Report to the Storting Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    sectors of the ocean economy, including the seafood industry, marine biotechnology, energy (renewable and non-renewable), seabed mining, maritime transport and trade, coastal and maritime tourism and maritime surveillance. Together these sectors make up the

  • Meld. St. 14 (2015–2016) - Nature for life

    Norway’s national biodiversity action plan (Chapter 4–9)

    18/12/2015 Report to the Storting Ministry of Climate and Environment

    This white paper describes the Government’s policy for safeguarding biodiversity in Norway, which is designed to play a part in achieving biodiversity targets at both national and international level. The white paper describes biodiversity-related

  • Meld. St. 41 (2016–2017) - Norway’s Climate Strategy for 2030: a transformational approach within a European cooperation framework

    Meld. St. 41 (2016–2017) Report to the Storting (white paper)

    16/06/2017 Report to the Storting Ministry of Climate and Environment

    The Norwegian Government is working towards joint fulfilment of its Paris commitment together with the European Union (EU). Joint fulfilment will make it possible to achieve the 2030 reduction target for emissions that fall outside the scope of the

  • Herman Wedel Jarlsberg

    20/03/2013 Article Government.no

    Danish-Norwegian King had appointed him county governor of Buskerud. A central task was to reorganise the poor relief system in the mining town of Kongsberg. In 1807 he married Karen Anker, daughter of landowner Peder Anker at Bogstad in Aker (Oslo). In his father-in-law

  • Report No. 10 to the Storting (2008-2009) - Corporate social responsibility in a global economy

    Report No. 10 (2008 – 2009) to the Storting

    23/01/2009 Report to the Storting Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    trade union movement in their CSR efforts. Since employee representation on company boards is generally only found in the Nordic countries, it is crucial that employee representatives in other countries are also drawn into these efforts. Global framework

  • Meld. St. 33 (2012–2013) - Climate change adaptation in Norway

    Meld. St. 33 (2012–2013) Report to the Storting (white paper)

    07/05/2013 Report to the Storting Ministry of Climate and Environment

    Directorate for Cultural Heritage has headed a Nordic cooperation project on the effects of climate change on cultural heritage. The resulting report, «Climate change and cultural heritage in the Nordic countries» (TemaNord 2010:599), concluded that the

  • Report No. 16 to the Storting (2007-2008) - On the Management of the Government Pension Fund in 2007

    04/04/2008 Report to the Storting Ministry of Finance

    The Council on Ethics has no formal role as far as Folketrygdfondet is concerned. The Ministry of Finance would require a Nordic company held by both the Government Pension Fund - Norway and the Government Pension Fund - Global to be removed from the

  • NOU 2014: 5 - MOOCs for Norway

    New digital learning methods in higher education

    16/06/2014 Norwegian Official Report (NOU) Ministry of Education and Research

    dedicated national portal (Chapter 11). The Commission recommends that Norway initiate a Nordic cooperation with the objective of a joint initiative to promote Nordic MOOCs internationally (Chapter 11). Open digital learning resources The Commission recommends

  • NOU 2016: 8 - A Good Ally: Norway in Afghanistan 2001–2014

    06/06/2016 Norwegian Official Report (NOU) Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    This is an English translation of the report of the Norwegian Commission on Afghanistan. The report is an overall assessment of the Norwegian civilian and military engagement in Afghanistan from 2001 to 2014. For Norway the engagement was demanding,

  • Meld. St. 33 (2011–2012) - Norway and the United Nations: Common Future, Common Solutions

    Meld. St. 33 (2011–2012) Report to the Storting (white paper)

    21/09/2012 Report to the Storting Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    defined as being in our interests. Some alliances are lasting, such as those with other Western countries, especially the Nordic countries. However, geopolitical changes are making closer cooperation with other countries, including emerging powers, more

  • Norway is taking over the chairmanship of Arctic Contaminant Action Programme (ACAP)

    07/05/2019 News story Ministry of Climate and Environment

    Norway is taking over the chairmanship of Arctic Contaminant Action Programme (ACAP) from May 7, 2019.