Norway - Government Pension Fund

Founded in 1996
380 Billion in Assets1

Invested in 7,000 to 7,500 foreign companies
Plans to review the ethics of its investments2

Is the world standard for Sovereign Wealth Transperancy and Accountability.

Returned 7.9% in 2006, 6.5% annually from 1997-20073


2/9/2008 CNBC interviews Kristin Halvorson, Norway's Minister of Finance discusses the perceived threats of SWF.

1/16/2008 Tobacco, gambling, sex face Norway oil fund test

8/30/2007 Transparency key as Norway sets pace