LIke former PM Gro Harlem Brundtland said several years ago. it is typical Norwegian to be good. She only forgot to complete the sentence. Good at double standards, she should have said!
Left (V), the Christian Democratic Party (Krf), Senter Party (SP) called for greater transparency in the oil fund ethics evaluations.Stine Barstad, Published: 15.apr. 2013 5:30 p.m. Updated: 15.apr. 2013 18:04
– We were among those who cheered the decision to pull out of the 23 palm oil companies that ran in a “not sustainable manner”. So I get upset when you subsequently see that they have done almost the opposite, says Kjell Ingolf Ropstad (KrF).He points out that one of palm oil companies who strive most to limit the adverse effects of its operations, was washed out with the bath water when oil fund cleared its controversial palm oil investments last year. At the same time the fund bought stakes in several companies accused of serious forest degradation.Aftenposten reported Monday that Greenpeace and the Rainforest Foundation believes the maneuver rhymes badly with the Fund’s statement that they last year sold its palm oil companies that “do not operate in a sustainable manner.”– Powerful SignalThe fund will not go out with which 23 companies were involved, or what criteria they have placed on the screening process. To this reacts politicians Aftenposten spoke to.– I have called for more transparency in the decisions that the Ministry of Finance does, but it takes a long time, and often one does not know anything, say Ropstad.[truncated]