Responsible Investment News

Should we invest in countries that don't share NZ's view on human rights?

At the end of November, the $37.4 billion Super Fund had $2.7b invested in sovereign bonds, issued by governments of countries which sometimes do not share New Zealand's high regard for human rights.

That sum included the $497,105 invested in Kazakhstan, a central Asian country ruled by Nursultan Nazarbayev​ since 1990, which has been a focus of United Nations concern.

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