At the end of 2022, PGGM and DIF Capital each took a 25% stake in French water company Saur. Investment Manager Martijn Verwoest: 'With our investments, we want to ensure that Saur can play a key role in the global water transition: ensuring sufficient, safe and high quality water for everyone.'
How PGGM engages with food companies to contrast climate change
PGGM wants Nike to enable full payments to workers in its supply chain, writes Rui Chang.
Our investment company Cemex has the best cement producing assets in continental Europe and mediocre assets in Canada, the US and Mexico. According to investment manager Apoorva Kusray this is purely the result of strict EU regulation, which makes it easier for companies to issue green bonds and for us to invest.
Alpha Trains has the ambition to facilitate the transition from road to rail transport by offering modern passenger trains and locomotives, and sustainable financing solutions. PGGM's 28% stake in Alpha Trains fits perfectly with our strategy to expand investments in sustainable transport in Continental Europe.
We live in turbulent times. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine triggered a global energy crisis of unprecedented complexity, which put the energy trilemma of security, affordability, and sustainability top of mind for oil and gas companies’ CEOs.
Investors need a legislative framework for biodiversity that is executable and gives unambiguous guidance for methodologies and due diligence targets, according to Eloisa Menguzzo, Luuk Tupker and Wouter ten Cate.
Investment Director Simon Nicolaas: 'As far as sustainability is concerned there’s always more to be done. Concession company Globalvia is well on its way though. As a long-term investor with a strong sustainability focus, PGGM can provide the support Globalvia needs to remain relevant and valuable in the future.'