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LÄNSFÖRSÄKRINGAR AB JOINS THE BBFAW GLOBAL INVESTOR COLLABORATION ON FARM ANIMAL WELFARE
Länsförsäkringar AB, a Swedish banking and insurance company, has joined the BBFAW Global Investor Collaboration on Farm Animal Welfare. As a member of the Investor Collaboration, Länsförsäkringar AB will participate in an annual engagement to improve animal welfare management practices amongst BBFAW’s 150 global companies.
The Investor Collaboration is now supported by 33 institutional investors1 representing £1.9 trillion in assets under management.
Länsförsäkringar AB commented:
“We need to act on companies in the global food industry to ensure good and safe farm animal welfare. By joining The Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare's global investor initiative, we can, together with other investors, raise standards on farm animal welfare and make it possible to impact companies through dialogues and requirements.”
“We are delighted that Länsförsäkringar AB has joined the Global Investor Collaboration to support the continued improvement of animal welfare practices by BBFAW companies. Further the launch of BBFAW Nordic this year signals the continued focus on animal welfare in the region.”
1 The participants are: Aberdeen Standard Investments, ACTIAM, AMP Capital Ethical Leaders Fund, Australian Ethical Investments, Aviva Investors, Bâtirente, BMO Global Asset Management, BNP Paribas Investment Partners, Boston Trust Walden, Brunel Pension Partnership, Candriam, Castlefield Investment Partners LLP, CCLA, the Central Finance Board of the Methodist Church, Coller Capital, EdenTree Investment Management, Epworth Investment Management, Ethical Partners Funds Management, Hexavest, Karner Blue Capital, KBI Global Investors, Länsförsäkringar AB, NEI Investments, OpenInvest, Rathbone Greenbank Investments, Robeco, Le Regroupement pour la responsabilité sociale des entreprises, Simplicity AB, Sonen Capital, The Sustainability Group of Loring, Wolcott & Coolidge Trust, Trillium Asset Management, Triodos Investment Management, and Vaudoise Assurances Holding SA.
For further information please contact:
Amanda Williams, Director of Communications, Chronos Sustainability (BBFAW Secretariat)
T: 020 8050 5103
More information on the Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare programme can be found at www.bbfaw.com
NOTES TO EDITORS
The 10th annual Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare launched on Wednesday 16 March 2022.17th March 2022
London, Vienna, 16 March 2022: The tenth annual Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW) report, launched today, reveals that while companies continue to invest in animal welfare, they are too slow in delivering meaningful welfare impacts on the ground.16th March 2022
Länsförsäkringar AB, a Swedish banking and insurance company, has joined the BBFAW Global Investor Collaboration on Farm Animal Welfare. As a member of the Investor Collaboration, Länsförsäkringar AB will participate in an annual engagement to improve animal welfare management practices amongst BBFAW’s 150 global companies.24th November 2021