Purpose and charter
The main purpose of the Poul Due Jensen Foundation is to ensure and support healthy economic growth and development of the Grundfos Group.

Today, the Poul Due Jensen Foundation owns 88 % of the shares in Grundfos. The Grundfos employees own 1 %, and the remaining 11 % belong to the Founder’s descendants. The Foundation fulfils its main purpose through exercising active ownership towards the Grundfos Group.

Grundfos founder Poul Due Jensen, 1972

Grundfos founder Poul Due Jensen with customers, 1972

The Foundation also engages in philanthropic work through funding of safe water projects in developing countries, labour market inclusion projects in the Central Denmark Region and support for research within technical research and natural science.

The Charter embodies the will of the Founder and provides guidance for the Foundation Board on the Founder’s wishes in respect of how his life’s work should be managed.

Foundation: Charter