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Business-oriented and multidisciplinary science university

Our strategic focus areas are management and change, energy and sustainable development as well as financial and economical decision-making. The university has about 5,000 students, and about 300 of them are international degree students.

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The annual report for 2020

Responsible investments

The investment activities of the University of Vaasa comply with the UN Principles for Responsible Investment. As a responsible investor, we comply with current legislation, legally binding regulations and good governance.

Taking into account the principles for responsible investment, our goal is to both increase our revenue potential and decrease our revenue risk. Our goal is to select asset managers whose investment activities take into consideration the principles for responsible investment.

Responsibility is a key consideration when making new investment decisions and asset management contracts. We promote responsible investment also in our research and our education in business studies.

The University of Vaasa is a member of Finland’s Sustainable Investment Forum (FINSIF).

More information: Professor Sami Vähämaa, School of Accounting and Finance, tel. +358 29 449 8455