Sweden’s AP Funds Forge Ahead on Sustainable Investing

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Sweden’s cluster of AP buffer pension funds has been forging ahead with sustainable progressive investments, an overview from Investments & Pensions...

AP2 Invests USD 50m in TPG’s Rise Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) AP2, Sweden’s Second AP pension fund with SEK 300 billion in AUM, has invested USD 50 million in The Rise Fund, a...

AP4 To Further Expand Sustainability Reach

Stockholm (NordSIP) - AP4, the Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund, is looking to integrate ESG even further into its investment strategy, CEO Niklas Ekvall...

ITF Report: Pension Funds Make RI Progress, Work Remains

Stockholm (NordSIP) - A newly published report from the International Transport Worker’s Federation (ITF): Who’s Responsible? Pension Funds and Respect for Workers’ Rights –...

Bolmstrand: Climate Impact on Cash Flows “Underestimated”

Stockholm (NordSIP) - “ESG adds an additional layer into the analysis of portfolio companies and it enhances returns. It is having a profound effect...

UNPRI, UNGC Call For Sustainable Corp. Pensions Industry

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In the run-up to Earth Day on April 22, the UNPRI and the UN Global Compact has issued a call-to-action to...

PKA excludes energy companies resistant to change

Stockholm (NordSIP) PKA has recently divested from five Canadian oil companies, bringing the total number of fossil fuel-related firms it has excluded from its...

RI Performance of European Asset Managers

Stockholm (NordSIP) - ShareAction has evaluated and ranked the responsible investment (RI) performance of major institutional investors every year since 2006. These benchmarking studies...

Norway Sovereign Wealth Fund Stumbles On Green Measure

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Opposition lawmakers have been lobbying the Norwegian government to allocate 5% - roughly $46 billion – of its $873 billion sovereign...

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...

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