The Next Step in Low-Carbon Investing

Stockholm (NordSIP) – During a recent visit to Stockholm, Meryam Omi, Head of Sustainability and Responsible Investment Strategy at Legal & General, met with...

NIB Backs Lending to SMEs for Environment, Growth

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has agreed with Norway’s Sparebank 1 Østlandet to launch a NOK750mn (€80mn) loan programme to finance...

Folksam Presents $350m Green Bond Investment at UNGA

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Swedish insurance company The Folksam Group presented its acquisition of green bonds to the tune of USD 350mn issued by the...

SPP/Storebrand Signs Green Bond Principles

Stockholm (NordSIP) - SPP/Storebrand, the Swedish Insurance and Pensions giant, has signed the Green Bond Principles (GBP) guidelines, a voluntary agreement recommending transparency and...

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...

Green Investments to be Validated by blockchain

Stockholm (NordSIP) - At the occasion of the High-Level Expert Group meeting on Sustainable Finance today (30 August), the non-for-profit independent platform Stockholm Green...

Humlegården Green Bond Listed on Stockholm Nasdaq

Stockholm (NordSIP) Humlegården Fastigheter AB CEO Anneli Jansson rang in the bell at the Stockholm Nasdaq this morning (August 23) to mark the listing...

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...

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...

SEB Reporting On Equity Fund CO2 Emissions

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (SEB) has begun reporting on the carbon footprint of its equity funds. The Swedish Investment Fund Association has been...

UNEP: Great G-20 Progress on Green Finance in 2016 Alone

Stockholm (NordSIP) – According to new research released from the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) (July 14), the G-20 together with other nations have made...

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...

Swedish Fund Index: Sustainable Investment On The Rise

Stockholm (NordSIP) - 100% of fund expert participants to the eleventh edition of the Swedish Fund Index (SFEI) expect sustainable investments to become still...

EU Commission Sustainable Finance Group Publishes 1st Report

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The High Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance (HLEG) established by the European Commission in late 2016 has published its first...

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...

Apple Launches Renewable Energy Data Centre in DK

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Apple has announced a DKK 6 billion ($921 million) investment in cloud storage data centre to be powered by renewable energy...

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...

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...

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...

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