AP Funds Caught in the Fire of Nuclear Weapons

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Swedish daily Dagens Nyheter (DN) published a story arguing that the Swedish state pension AP funds have not excluded some companies...

EIB in €40m Finland Chemicals R&D Investment

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The European Investment Bank (EIB) last week signed a €40 million loan with Kemira Oyj, a global chemicals company headquartered in...

Norway $1tn SWF on Cusp of Unlisted Investing

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Norway’s ruling Conservative Party voted Saturday to allow the country’s $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund to invest in unlisted renewable projects,...

From Denmark to Africa and Back

Stockholm (NordSIP) - As we look for best practices within the sustainability teams of some of the most influential pension funds in the Nordics,...

Driving Sustainability From Within

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Alecta is one Sweden's largest pension funds. It manages SEK 800 billion on behalf of 2.4 million private customers and 34,000...

DGI Fund Green Investments Total €75m in 2017

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Danmarks Grønne Investeringsfond (DGI, the Danish Green Investment Fund) spent €75 million on a total of 21 green projects in 2017,...

NIB Signs €110m Water Management Loan with Boliden

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has signed a long-term loan agreement of €110 million with the Swedish mining and smelting company...

Swedfund Invests in Nigerian Agriculture, Economic Recovery

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Swedish development financier Swedfund is committing a $10 million investment to Access Bank, one of the leading banks in Nigeria, for...

EU Commission Invests €34m in DK, SE Nature Packages

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The European Commission approved a €98.2 million investment package last week (February 9) to support the European transition to a low-carbon,...

NIB, DBSA Launch €95m Infrastructure Loan Facility

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) is cooperating with the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) to launch a €95 million loan...

Swedfund Aims to Develop Cambodian Microfinance

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Swedish development financier Swedfund is making a loan of $15 million to Prasac Microfinance, Cambodia’a largest microfinance company, for on-lending to...

NIB Finances Solna Sustainable Life Science Centre

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has made an 8-yr loan of SEK 800 million to Hemsö Fastighets AB, the Swedish property...

A new Take on Fiduciary Duty

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In the context of the publication of the High-Level Expert Group (HLEG) on Sustainable Finance's final report, Magnus Billing, CEO at...

ERDF Rainfall Investment for Danish Municipality

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The municipality of Odense in Denmark is to receive DKK 12 million from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) for two...

Swedfund Invests in Renewable Electricity

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Swedfund, the Swedish development financier providing funding, expertise and support for investments in emerging markets, has invested $20 million in Husk...

Higher Scrutiny and Private Investments for Norway’s SWF

Stockholm (NordSIP) - This week, Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund sought permission from the finance ministry to invest in unlisted companies. In parallel,...

NDF invests in African Energy Access Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Nordic Development Fund (NDF), the joint development and climate finance institution of Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Iceland, has partnered...

AP Funds Make Top 25 List

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Sweden’s AP Funds have been selected to the Bretton Woods II list of the 25 most responsible asset allocators in the...

Swedish Pensions: the Year’s Greenest

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On 5 December, Stockholm-based insurance and savings intermediary Max Matthiessen published its yearly report on the sustainability of Swedish pension funds....

Unacceptable Companies Reinstated at KPL

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Following a semi-annual review of investments related to its Responsible Investment guidelines, KLP (Kommunal Landspensjonskasse), the largest pension fund in Norway...

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