Q & A about the Ethical Council and our work


What is the Ethical Council?

The Ethical Council is a body operated jointly by four Swedish national pension funds – AP1, AP2, AP3 and AP4 (known as the AP funds). The Council seeks to drive…

How does the Ethical Council work?

Based on our core values, we apply two approaches: A reactive effort to identify companies implicated in violating international conventions. Through dialogue we encourage companies to redress convention breaches and…

Have any companies been expelled thus far?

Yes, the AP funds have excluded 15 companies Ten of these manufactures or market cluster weapons and/or land mines and one company associated with violation of international humanitarian law, one…