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European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority
Factsheet, General publications

Occupational pension funds' green investments


Publication date
14 March 2024
European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority


To meet the EU’s climate targets and help speed up society’s transition to a net-zero economy, investments in sustainable activities are needed. As long-term investors with an overall balance sheet of around €2.5 trillion, occupational pension funds in the European Economic Area (EEA) can play a significant role in putting our economies on a more sustainable track.

Based on the EU Taxonomy of sustainable activities and using the NACE classification framework, EIOPA analyzed how much of EEA IORPs’ investments can be considered environmentally sustainable at present.


14 MARCH 2024
EIOPA Factsheet - Green investments of IORPs.pdf