AP funds’ Ethical Council promotes responsible ownership

Stockholm (NordSIP) In its latest annual report published earlier this year, the AP funds' Ethical Council underlines the importance of engaging with portfolio companies...

ESG Investors Concerned by Anti-Microbial Resistance

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In an exposé, senior Investment & Pensions Europe (IPE) correspondent Susanna Rust takes a deep dive into increasing investor concern about...

Danish Pension Funds Join UNPRI

Stockholm (NordSIP) – JØP, the Danish professional fund which covers lawyers and economists, and DIP, which covers engineers, have both signed up to the...

Returns on Sustainable Investment for Church of Sweden

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Church of Sweden reported SEK 628 million in returns for 2016, a 9.3% increase grounded in part in its sustainable...

Lack of SRI investment funds worsens trade-off for responsible allocators

Stockholm (NordSIP)- For allocators who adhere to a sustainable investment philosophy, trade-offs can be very different from those fund managers face. If everyone involved...

NBIM in third tranche of coal exclusions

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Norges Bank Investment Management, which manages investments of the giant Government Pension Fund Global continues to eliminate has decided to exclude 10...

Alecta appoints sustainability manager

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Swedish pension scheme Alecta, one of the largest in Europe, has appointed Carina Silberg (pictured) as overall sustainability manager. In order to...

AP3 more than doubles green bond allocation

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In its latest annual report, AP3 highlights that it has more than doubled its allocation to green bonds. "During the year...

Clean your pension fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) - As any finance student is taught in investment management class, a pension manager’s main duties are the matching of assets’ and...

Nordea excluded Volkswagen but delays action on Fiat

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to the Financial Times (FT), Nordea and other investment managers have taken their time to divest their holdings in the...

BlueBay launches ESG HY fund suiting Norwegian PKH

Stockholm (NordSIP) - London based hedge fund giant BlueBay has partnered withNorwegian pension fund PKH and consultancy Mercer to establish a new high yield fund that...

MSCI Launches ESG Universal Equity Indexes for Investors

MSCI, the world’s largest provider of environmental, social and governance (ESG) indexes, announced the launch of new MSCI ESG Universal Indexes and the renaming...

Norfund, FMO and Rabobank pool African financial services investments.

The Norwegian state-owned fund Norfund and the two Dutch lenders, Rabobank and FMO,  have created Arise, a new venture based in South Africa, which...

SPP continues to expand in sustainable real estate management

Stockholm (NordSip) - After investing approximately SEK 3 billion in properties in 2016, the Swedish insurance and pension company SPP has reiterated its commitment...

Controversial weapons manufacturer re-admitted at NBIM

Stockholm (NordSIP) -Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), Norway's sovereign wealth fund, decided to lift the exclusion of Raytheon after 12 years, reports Investment &...

Nordea Breaks Inflows Record – wins ESG process award

Stockholm (NordSip) - Nordea Asset Management scored its highest level of inflows in 2016, according to Q4 and yearly figures made available today. “Fee...

$184b Retirement Fund Joins Decarbonization Coalition

Stockholm (NORDSIP) - Joining the global effort to reduce the carbon footprint, The New York Common Retirement Fund (CRF), the third largest pension fund...

French Reserve Fund awards €5bn ESG mandates

Stockholm (NordSIP) - France’s €36.3 billion reserve fund, Fonds de réserve pour les retraites (FRR), has awarded passive ESG mandates worth up to €5...

Storebrand/SPP: World’s Most Sustainable Insurance Group

Stockholm (Nordsip) - Corporate Knights, “the magazine for clean capitalism”, a publication focused on promoting Economic, Social and corporate Governance, named Norwegian Storebrand/SPP the...

AP4 supports the global environmental initiative TPI

The Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund (AP4), supports the Transition Pathways Initiative (TPI) together with 12 other leading international asset owners (including its sister...

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