DNB Pulls Out From Dakota Access Oil Pipeline

Stockholm (NordSIP) DNB, the largest bank in Norway, has ended its involvement in the Dakota Access oil pipeline by selling its shares. The bank...

Swedfund in East Africa Renewable Energy Initiative

Stockholm (NordSIP) Swedfund, the Swedish state-owned development financier which provides funding, expertise and financial support for investments in emerging markets in Africa, Asia, Latin...

NextGen’s Tom Steyer Keeps Up The Good Fight

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In an interview with Wired Magazine, NextGen Climate president Tom Steyer expresses his determination to take the political fight to the...

BlackRock Launches Green Bond Index Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The US-based multi-billion asset manager BlackRock has launched the Green Bond Index Fund. This fund will be a new UCITS vehicle...

Green Bonds Amid Expansion For Nordea Asset Management

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Nordea Asset Management is to drastically expand its staff following a highly successful 2016 in which it saw its AUM rise...

Chinese green bond indices launched

The international institute of green finance (IIGF), part of Beijing’s central university of finance, has teamed up with the Shenzhen Stock Exchange and the...

Wind energy: a hedge against peaks in oil demand?

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Statoil, the Norwegian majority state-owned oil giant, is committing to increase its investment in renewables to between 15% and 20% of...

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...

Lombard Odier launches climate bond fund with AIM

Stockholm (NordSIP) Lombard Odier Investment Managers have launched a new bond fund, the Global Climate Bond Fund, with the objective of combating climate change....

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...

Mobilising the industry for a positive environmental impact

Adam Sweidan, CIO of Aurum Funds, discusses the Hedge fund industry’s potential to be a genuinely positive force for environmental change. Introduction For the majority of...

Saudi Arabia in Renewable Energy Initiative

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Saudi Arabia is turning to solar and wind power in the effort to reduce dependence on oil to meet growing energy...

Solactive Green Bond Index Released

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The very first index that allows investors to capture the performance of investment-grade green bonds has been published. Licensed to Lyxor...

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...

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...

Investing into the paradigm shift in energies

Stockholm (NordSip) - Through its CB Save Earth Fund, Stockholm-based CB Fonder have invested into sectors poised to benefit from structural environmental changes since...

$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...

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...

QQM Going the extra green mile

Being one of the pioneers among Nordic hedge funds to adapt its investment strategy to ESG guidelines, QQM fund management announced its negative screening...

Scandinavian, independent, ESG, CAT Bond Investing

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) - The company name Entropics is derived from the word “entropy”, from the world of physics, which indicates a consistent increase over...

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