DNB Future Waves: An Impact Investment Fund to Support a Sustainable Ocean Economy

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DNB Asset Management (DNB AM), which is based in the Nordic region, has introduced responsible investment strategies across its asset classes. In addition to funds and investments that follow responsible investment standards, DNB AM offers clients an assortment of sustainability-themed funds, including funds that invest in businesses tackling climate change. In May 2020, DNB AM introduced a new theme - sustainable oceans - which focused on eight sectors: Aquaculture & fisheries/seafood, Offshore oil & gas, Renewable marine energy (eg wind), Marine transport & shipping, Ship recycling & marine operations (inc port acctivities), Deep-sea mining & marine-based biotechnology, Marine & costal tourism and Land-based activities with a significant influence on the oceans (eg mining, agriculture, chemicals, waste management and urban development).
Original languageEnglish
Publication date2023
Place of PublicationBoston
PublisherHarvard Business Publishing
Number of pages15
Publication statusPublished - 2023

Bibliographical note

Case-Reference no. CBS013-PDF-ENG
Also published in The Nordic Case House


  • Sustainable oceans
  • Responsible investment
  • Responsible investment standards
  • ESG
  • Sustainable ocean economies

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