Pension Calculator

Dec 22, 2014

The Pension Calculator is temporarily unavailable from Tuesday 23rd December 2014 due to implementation of the changes in the pension scheme.

SSPF taking part in “BOP” survey

Oct 7, 2014

This year Stichting Shell Pensioenfonds (SSPF) will be participating for the third time in the so-called “BOP” survey. BOP stands for Benchmark Onderzoeksplatform Pensioenfondsen (Pension Fund Benchmark Investigation). Dutch market research bureau TNS NIPO conducts the survey on an annual basis. It provides the Pension Fund with an assessment of its communications and services.

July 2014 Newsletter

Jul 25, 2014

Participants, pension beneficiaries and former participants will soon receive a newsletter from the Pension Fund. This will include further information about the new Dutch Pension Fund Governance Reinforcement Act and the forthcoming statutory changes concerning pensions.

Indexation in 2014

Jun 27, 2014

The Pension Fund endeavours to increase deferred pensions and pensions in payment based on price developments. For this, we use the rise in the derived price index for all households, as determined by Statistics Netherlands (Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek). We refer to this as our ambition. Every year, the Board of the Pension Fund decides whether indexation of pensions is to be effected and the level of the indexation.

‘2013 in brief’ available

May 23, 2014

The brochure ‘2013 in brief’ is available in digital format from this site. It highlights some events and the key financial figures over the past year of the Pension Fund.

Shell Pension Fund publishes 2013 Annual Results

Apr 29, 2014

The Shell Pension Fund (SSPF) has published the 2013 Annual Report. An investment result of 7% was achieved in the past year. The funding ratio increased from 119% to 131% and the total assets of the Pension Fund increased to EUR 22,439 million as of 31 December 2013. The improved financial position meant indexation was again possible in 2013, and the recovery plan came to an end on 31 March 2014.

SPN keeps ability at high level via partnership with SPO

Apr 17, 2014

Shell Pensioenbureau Nederland (SPN)* is entering into partnership with SPO*, the professional pension training provider for pension funds. In doing so the continuous promotion of ability of those involved in the Shell pension funds SSPF and SNPS will be ensured.

Recovery plan SSPF ends

Apr 3, 2014

As from March 31, 2014, the recovery plan of Shell Pension Fund has officially ended. On that date the funding ratio was above the statutory required level for three consecutive quarter-ends.

Investigation of Shell Pension Fund services

Mar 24, 2014

The Shell Pension Fund has participated in the annual BOP investigation for a second time. BOP stands for “Benchmark Onderzoeksplatform Pensioenfondsen” (Pension Fund benchmark investigation). The investigation was conducted by TNS NIPO at the end of 2013. Active participants and pension beneficiaries were asked about communications and service in an online questionnaire.

Pension Statement 2014 and A-factor

Feb 17, 2014

This week, the Pension Statement 2014 has been sent out to participants of SSPF that have transferred their accrued pension entitlements to the modified scheme as of January 1, 2014 (Regulations VI).

Newsletter January 2014

Jan 16, 2014

Shortly pension beneficiaries will receive a Newsletter from the Pension Fund. Topics in this Newsletter include the new Dutch Pension Fund Governance Reinforcement Act.