Memberships and Endorsements

Collaboration is vital with our peers, other industries, and governments, as climate change is a challenge that requires us to join forces.

Commitments and cooperation 

To underline our sustainability ambition, NN Group is a member of Dutch and international organisations and has endorsed several initiatives. In joining forces with other organisations we can increase our leverage. Our actions are founded on the Paris Agreement commitment and other (inter)national commitments and collaborations.  

  • NN Group has signed the commitment of the financial sector to the Dutch Climate Agreement (Klimaatakkoord). The Dutch government aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement. With this commitment, the financial sector supports the energy transition and the offering of sustainable financial solutions.  

    Start date: 2019

  • NN Group has signed the Finance for Biodiversity Pledge and is a member of the Finance for Biodiversity Foundation. Multiple financial institutions have signed the Pledge, which is a commitment to protect and restore biodiversity through finance activities and investments. 

    Start date: 2022

  • NN Group is a member of the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC), an investor network that collaborates on the topic of climate change. IIGCC’s purpose is to provide a collaborative platform for investors to encourage public policies, investment practices, and corporate behaviour that address long-term risks and opportunities associated with climate change. NN Group participates in the IIGCC Paris Aligned Investment Initiative (PAII).  

    Start date: 2017 

  • The UN-convened (UNEP FI) Net-Zero Insurance Alliance (NZIA) brings together insurers and reinsurers to play their part in accelerating the transition to net-zero emissions economies by setting science-based targets. They are committing to individually transition their underwriting portfolios to net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050, consistent with a maximum temperature rise of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels by 2100. 

    Start date: 2021 

  • The PCAF is a collaboration between financial institutions to develop and implement a harmonised approach to measuring and disclosing GHG emissions associated with investments. NN participates in the PCAF NL working groups on mortgages and science-based targets. NN Group also joined the PCAF Insurance Associated Emissions working group to contribute to developing PCAF’s first standard for measuring insurance associated emissions. 

    Start date: 2020

  • NN Group is a signatory to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (UN PRI). This is an international network of investors working together to put its six Principles for Responsible Investment into practice. Its goal is to understand the implications of sustainability for investors and support signatories in incorporating these issues into their investment decision-making and ownership practices. In implementing the Principles, we contribute to the development of a more sustainable global financial system.

    Start date: 2022 

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To ensure compliance and discuss the impact of various regulatory policies, NN is a member of various national and international organisations. 

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