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Tobacco, Weapons Exclusions Reduce Norway Fund’s Returns

Norges Bank Investment Management, which manages Norway’s $1.1 trillion Government Pension Fund Global, said that the exclusion of tobacco companies and certain weapons manufacturers have reduced the fund’s returns, in a recent report on the fund’s risk a
aiCIO (Asset International for Institutional Chief Investment Officers)
added Mar 8, 2018 23:36
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Norway's $1 trillion wealth fund earned less money due to ethical profile

Norway’s $1-trillion sovereign wealth fund, the world’s largest, has earned less money because of divestments it has made over the past twelve years due to ethical and environmental considerations...biggest loss of 2.4 percentage points was caused by not
Reuters
added Mar 8, 2018 02:04
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[Norway] Not to be sniffed at: more Norwegians turn from cigarettes to snuff

The preference for snus in Norway, is certain to revive debate over the health effects of the product, a moist powder tobacco that is popped under the lip. Though its sale is illegal across the EU, it is manufactured and used in Sweden, which has an exe
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 19, 2018 21:17
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Snus tobacco on the rise as Norway smoking halved in a decade

The share of Norwegians who smoke on a daily basis has halved in the last decade and was last year exceeded for the first time by the use of snus, a wet snuff tobacco product, Statistics Norway said on Thursday. Among the adult population, 11 percent wer
Reuters
added Jan 19, 2018 09:07
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[Europe, Sweden] Snus is now more popular than smoking in Norway

The preference for snus in Norway is certain to revive debate over the health effects...Though its sale is illegal across the EU, it is manufactured and used in Sweden, which has an exemption, and Norway, which is not an EU member. According to Norway's
The Local (no)
added Jan 18, 2018 17:56
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Norway's wealth fund may blacklist firms over recruitment practices

The Norwegian parliament has set several ethics mandates for the fund, targeting tobacco makers, human rights violations and excessive emissions of climate change gases, among others, as grounds for exclusion from the fund’s investment portfolio.
Reuters
added Jan 11, 2018 19:23
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60 cigarettes & glass of wine a day: Norway’s oldest man, 107, shares his secrets for long life

I was a big smoker until I reached my forties, but I still have to have a glass of wine every day
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Dec 29, 2017 21:09
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[Norway] Switzerland Takes Top Spot in Europe for Sky-High Prices: Chart

while expensive tobacco propelled Norway to third place
Bloomberg News
added Dec 21, 2017 06:19
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[Norway] Association of occasional smoking with total mortality in the population-based Tromsø study, 2001–2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Occasional smoking is not a safe smoking alternative. There is a need for information to the general public and health workers about the health hazards of occasional smoking. More work should be done to motivate this often well-educated group to quit smok
BMJ Open (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 18:40
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[Norway] Norwegian heiress gets off lightly – with £23,000 drink-driving fine

The heiress was given a 42% share in her family’s investment firm in 2007 and is ranked the world’s second-youngest billionaire...The family’s wealth stems originally from its acquisition of the celebrated Norwegian tobacco company JL Tiedemanns Tobaksfa
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 19, 2017 01:17
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