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Board Diversity – Is Self-Regulation Sufficient?

Stockholm (NordSIP) - At the latest ESG summit hosted by Nasdaq and Skytop strategies on 29 August, four influential women discussed how nominating committees...

Arabesque’s Georg Kell: ESG Not a Fad

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The opening keynote speech at the ESG Integration Summit hosted in Stockholm by Nasdaq and Skytop Strategies on 29 August was...

Alecta Hosts HLEG Seminar

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Today (30 August), the Swedish occupational pension plan manager Alecta hosted a half-day seminar to discuss the interim report on Sustainable...

PRI Introduces 2018 Signatory Criteria, Data Portal

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) has reinforced its ability to be in a position to evaluate the progress, or...

First Social Impact Bond A Success

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On 27 July, the first ever social impact bond which targeted the re-offending prisoners in Peterborough, UK, was declared a success...

Storebrand: Corporate Pension Funds Crucial To SDG’s

Stockholm (NordSIP) - “Unleashing corporate pension fund trillions is key to achieving the global goals and to secure long-term profitability,” according to Jan Erik...

PRI Issues ESG Roadmap for Lagging Germany

Stockholm (NordSIP) - “ESG integration in Germany is on average less advanced than in neighbouring France, the Netherlands, the UK and Scandinavia” is the...

PRI Report: ESG Factors in Credit Risk Analysis

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The PRI has published a new report outlining how investors and credit rating agencies (CRAs) are paying heed to ESG factors...

Amid Progress, Hurdles To ESG Integration

Stockholm (NordSIP) - For all the buzz and enthusiasm about the strides made in ESG implementation and its emergence as a seemingly insuperable industry...

“Nordic Solutions” To Match SDG Targets

Stockholm (NordSIP) “Nordic Solutions to Global Challenges”, the initiative launched last month by the leaders of the five Nordic countries at a meeting of...

At HCP, CSR & ESG Two Sides Of The Same Coin

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Finnish global asset management firm Helsinki Capital Partners (HCP) is a company with a vision on a mission. With three funds under...

Moxie Future: Women Hold Key To RI

Stockholm (NordSIP) - “This is a moment when women investors have the chance to be on the right side of history,” writes Jessica Robinson,...

PRI Launches Hedge Fund ESG Due-Diligence Questionnaire

Stockholm (NordSIP / HedgeNordic) The UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), the global body with the mandate to promote global responsible investment, has launched the...

Swedfund Sells Share In Nairobi Women’s Hospital

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Swedfund, the Swedish government’s development financier offering financing, expertise and financial support for investments in emerging markets with the objective of...

Finland and China Strengthen Mutual Sustainability Objectives

Stockholm (NordSIP) The establishment of a “future-oriented new type of cooperative partnership” was confirmed by Finland and China Wednesday that will include sustainability measures,...

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...

Women-Led Hedge Funds Outperform, Despite Prejudice

  Stockholm (HedgeNordic) The HFRI Women Index has returned an average of 4.4% over the past 5 years, outperforming the 4.2% return of the HFRI...

Nobel Foundation celebrates “Women Who Changed the World”

Stockholm (NordSIP) -The Nobel Foundation published a video featuring woman who have become Nobel Laureates. Literary mastery, pioneering science, life-saving discoveries and actions for...

The Sustainable Asset Owner

Stockholm (NordSIP) - While some investors consider sustainability a “nice to have”, Folksam, one of Sweden’s largest insurance companies, has chosen a more radical...

AXA IM to launch gender diversity equity fund

AXA Investment Management will launch a fund on 28 Febuary 2017 designed to capitalise on companies promoting gender diversity, the asset manager has announced. The AXA...

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