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...

PensionDanmark wins IPE “Fund of the Year”

Stockholm (NordSIP) - PensionDanmark, one of the largest pension funds in Europe with €30.1 billion in AUM and serving 700,000 members, has been awarded...

Storebrand Throws Gauntlet to Coal Investors

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Yesterday, November 16, Storebrand announced ten new exclusions from its $80 bilion assets under management. The largest private pension provider in...

Tax Transparency New Central RI Theme at Sampension

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Sampension, the third largest pension company in Denmark, has decided to make the tax transparency of multinational corporations an independent theme...

AP1 appoints Hermes in Global HY diversification

Stockholm (NordSIP) - AP1 (Första AP-Fonden), the first of the five buffer funds in the Swedish national income pension scheme, has appointed U.K. institutional...

AP Funds To Receive Gvt. Reprieve on Investments

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The buffer funds for Sweden’s state pension system are to have restrictions on investments and internal management relaxed by the Swedish...

NIB Allocates €63m To Uppsala Sustainable Projects

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has signed a 25-year loan programme worth €63 million (SEK 600 million) with the Swedish city...

NIB in €25m Lithuania Investment, CDB Agreement

Stockholm (NordSIP) – In a one-two news punch this week, the Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) invested €25 million in a Lithuanian green bond issuance...

Swedfund Invests $10m in Asia Renewable Energy Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Swedfund, the Swedish development financier providing funding, expertise and support for investments in emerging markets, has invested $10 million in Berkeley...

New NEFCO Investment Agreement Enters Into Force

Stockholm (NordSIP) – NEFCO, the Nordic Environment Finance Corporation, has announced the entering into force of a framework agreement signed by its five member...

Swedfund Invests in Nagpur Green Transportation Initiative

Stockholm (NordSIP) Together with automotive industry manufacturer Scania and a local Indian partner, Swedfund, the state-owned Swedish development financier providing funding, expertise and support...

AP7 Divests From Alleged Paris Accord Violators

Stockholm (NordSIP) – AP7, the largest pension fund in Sweden providing pensions to 3.5 million Swedish citizens, announced last week it is divesting itself...

PRI DDQ Converting Hedge Funds, One Step at a Time

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The PRI association held an event today (Tuesday, June 20) in Stockholm to promote the launch of a dedicated ESG due...

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