Norway SWF Sets Ocean, Sustainability Expectations

Stockholm (NordSIP) Norway’s Sovereign Wealth Fund wants the companies it invests in to follow increasingly rigorous regulation on sustainability and particularly ocean plastic pollution,...

DK, Pension Funds Launch SDG Investment Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) - A new investment fund to promote the UN’s 17 global goals worth DKK 4.1 billion has been launched by the government...

Killing Sustainability Myths at SR

Stockholm (NordSIP) – “If you want to reduce our carbon footprint, look to the stock exchange,” says Swedbank Robur CEO Liza Jonson in the...

High Returns for Sustainable Church Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Svenska Kyrkan (Sweden’s Church) national asset management branch made a profit of almost SEK 762 million in 2017, corresponding to a...

NBIM ups RI Game

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Norges Bank, manager of the $1 trillion Norwegian Sovereign Wealth Fund, has divested from six companies and excluded 11 new companies...

Pension Fund to Divest DKK1bn in Fossil Fuels

Stockholm (NordSIP) - MP Pension, the pension fund for Denmark’s public sector university and secondary school staff, is to exclude over 1,000 fossil fuel...

DK Pension Manager Invests in Biogas

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Sampension, manager of pension schemes for employees of the Danish government and its municipalities, has become a central investor in Nature...

Beltoft: A Difficult Balance, but No Contradiction on RI

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The following is a translation of an article published in the Danish political magazine Altinget by Danish pension company Forsikring &...

Institutional Investors Turning to ESG, Survey Finds

Stockholm (NordSIP) – A new White Paper from Natixis Investment Managers on Institutional Investors published today (February 27th) has found that institutional investors are...

Gender Balance & Sustainable Investing: A Journey

Stockholm (NordSIP) - This week, NordSIP had the privilege of catching up with Barbara Krumsiek, board member at Arabesque, and ex-CEO of one of...

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...

HLEG Publishes Final Recommendations

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The High-Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance (HLEG) published its final report Wednesday (January 31). Financing a Sustainable European Economy makes...

Solactive, Deutsche Launch European Sustainability Index

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Deutsche Bank has partnered with Frankfurt-based index provider Solactive to launch Solactive Sustainability Index Europe, an index specifically designed to track...

Petraeus: Successful Investment Depends on ESG

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In the UBS White Paper prepared for the World Economic Forum annual meeting 2018: Partnerships for the Goals – Achieving the...

ESG Trends to Watch in 2018

MSCI Head of ESG Research Linda-Eling Lee outlines the top five ESG trends to watch for 2018 in a blog post summarising a new...

Swedish Public Report: “To Promote Green Bonds”

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Statens Offtentliga Utredningar (SOU), the Swedish state public reports agency from committees appointed and convened by the Government of Sweden for...

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,...

Finnish Forestry’s Green Returns

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) - In the Nordics, forest ownership has been close to the people for centuries. As a matter of fact, a large majority...

Report: Financial Effects of ESG Integration

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Foundations of ESG Investing: How ESG Affects Equity Valuation, Risk and Performance (Part 1), a new report from MSCI, the provider...

Global Green Finance Index to Launch in 2018

Stockholm (NordSIP) – A Global Green Finance Index (GGFI) designed to encourage and develop financial services and centres to become greener will be published...
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