AXA IM To Divest €177 million From Coal

Stockholm (NordSIP) - AXA Investment Managers announced Tuesday (April 25) its intention to divest €177 million from its fixed income portfolios as a consequence...

“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...

Sustainability As A Factor in High Yield Portfolios

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Many investors continue to believe that inclusion of sustainability criteria costs performance and should not play a role in the decision...

MSCI ESG Metrics Addresses Data Issues Measuring ESG Risk

New York – April 6, 2017 – MSCI Inc.  announced today the launch of MSCI ESG Metrics, provided by MSCI ESG Research LLC. This...

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...

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...

Schroder most responsible according to ShareAction

Stockholm (NordSIP) According to ShareAction, the UK-based charity focused on responsible investments, Schroder Investment Management deserves the place of most responsible institutional asset manager...

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...

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....

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...

Summa Equity closes first fund at SEK 4.5 billion

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Summa Equity, a young private equity manager based in Stockholm and Oslo, just announced the closing of its first fund at...

Sustainable Investing in Alternatives

Stockholm (NordSIP) – With interest in Socially Responsible Investment and Economic, Social and corporate Governance exploding over the past decade, and academic evidence abounding...

Special Report: Sustainable Investing in Alternatives

Stockholm (NordSIP) - With interest in Socially Responsible Investment and Economic, Social and corporate Governance exploding over the past decade, and academic evidence abounding...

Steven Desmyter talks about Man Group’s commitment to ESG

Stockholm (HedgeNordic / NordSIP): Man Group’s Head of Sales for EMEA, Steven Desmyter talks about Man Group’s commitment to ESG across its Investment Management...

Playing sustainability from the long and the short side

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In May of 2016, Swedish hedge fund shop Atlant Fonder launched a new hedge fund investing only in equities and corporate bonds...

BlueBay launches ESG HY fund suiting Norwegian PKH

Stockholm (NordSIP) - London based hedge fund giant BlueBay has partnered withNorwegian pension fund PKH and consultancy Mercer to establish a new high yield fund that...

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...

Northern Trust launches sustainable real estate index

Northern Trust Asset Management, collaborating with GRESB, the global sustainability benchmark for real assets, has launched a unique sustainable real estate index. A Dutch-domiciled...

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