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New Report on Sustainability in Alternative Assets

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Sustainability in Asset Management: The Knowledge Foundation’s Assessment of Alternative Assets, a new report written by NUWA Director Dr Emma Sjöstrom,...

Sustainability a No-Brainer for Infrastructure

Stockholm (NordSIP) - By definition, infrastructure is a long-term investment and investing with this type of horizon requires more than the usual financial analysis....

Man Group Becomes PRI Signatory at Group Level

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Man Group, the active investment management firm, announced today (September 20) that it has become a signatory to the UN Principles...

Beta Can Be Smart AND Responsible

Stockholm (NordSIP) - During a recent visit to Stockholm, Yves Choueifaty, CEO of the French smart-beta asset manager TOBAM, described the motivations behind the...

FIM Launches “FIM Forest” Fund in Sweden

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Finnish Emerging Markets specialist FIM Asset Management is launching FIM Skog (“FIM Forest”) in Sweden this fall, a brand new fund...

ECAF Kicks Off Annual Crowdfunding Research Seminars

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The European Centre for Alternative Finance (ECAF), the Utrecht University research centre that takes as its central objective to guide the...

PRI DDQ Converting Hedge Funds, One Step at a Time

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The PRI association held an event today (Tuesday, June 20) in Stockholm to promote the launch of a dedicated ESG due...

Man Group names Desmyter Head of Responsible Investment 

Man Group today announced the appointment of Steven Desmyter (pictured) as Head of Responsible Investment and Chair of Man Group’s Responsible Investment Committee. This...

Environmental ETFs Surge on Trump Climate Abnegation

Stockholm (NordSIP) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s climate policies are predictably riling a good chunk of the civilized world, but ETF’s dedicated to environmentally...

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...

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...

Saving the Environment and Improving Your Portfolio with Real Estate

Buildings account for about a third of total carbon emissions globally. This presents a real opportunity for investors who seek to maintain a diversified...

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...

Infranode Invests SEK 100M in Renewable Energy Firm Eneo

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Infranode, the Sweden-based investment platform with a focus on long-term investments in infrastructure in the Nordics, has announced it has invested...

“Shower of the Future” Receives Zennström Boost

Stockholm (NordSIP) - As previously reported, Niklas Zennström, cofounder and former CEO of Skype and one of the world’s foremost “Angel Investors” via his $1...

ESG Integration in Short Selling

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Portfolio managers of Appleseed Capital, a Chicago based  asset manager, published a white paper on "ESG Integration in Short Selling." In...

Skype Founder On Lookout For Sustainable Start-ups

Stockholm (NordSIP) Skype founder Niklas Zennström is betting on a  convergence of the future of the tech industry with the preservation of  the environment...

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...

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...

The Multi Strategist´s Conundrum

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In July 2016, the Swedish hedge fund group Brummer & Partners became a signatory to the United Nations Principles for Responsible...

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