A Breath of Fresh Air

Stockholm (NordSIP) – “Coming to Sweden is like a breath of fresh air,” says Georg Kell, Chairman of Arabesque and co-founder of the UN...

Swedes Keen on Greenfield Infrastructure

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On 15 November, UK-based Infracapital announced the closing of its new greenfield infrastructure fund at £1.25 billion (€1.4 billion), with the...

ESG Index Funds – From Decarbonisation to Customisation

Stockholm (NordSIP) – A few weeks ago, we caught up with Frédéric Hoogveld, Head of Investment Specialists, Index and Smart Beta at Amundi during...

European Utilities: the Long, the Short and the Green

Stockholm (NordSIP) - This week, we had the opportunity to sit down over lunch with Eric Melloul, European utility specialist at New York-based Electron...

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...

Advancing Gender Equality, One Share at a Time

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Like many millennials, Sandra Bourbon, founder of Framtidsfeministen (in English - Future feminist), an organisation focused on gender equality, was looking...

Working with fine lines: Amazon Wins Over Ecolab

Stockholm (NordSIP) – On a recent visit to Stockholm, Jamie Jenkins, Head of Responsible Global Equities (pictured right) at BMO Global Asset Management, stopped...

Between Impact and Custom-Made Sustainability

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Just before the summer, we met with Cindy Rose (pictured), Head of ESG at Aberdeen Standard Investments, who told us about...

The Impact of a Triple Jump

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Triple Jump, the Netherlands-based impact-focused investment management company providing responsible investment opportunities in developing countries, was impossible to miss at last...

The Power of SDGs, Quants and Public Markets

Stockholm (NordSIP) – On her recent trip through the Nordics, we caught up with Kathryn McDonald, Head of Sustainable Investing at Rosenberg, which is...

Driving Sustainability From Within

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Alecta is one Sweden's largest pension funds. It manages SEK 800 billion on behalf of 2.4 million private customers and 34,000...

Where Sustainability Meets Value

Stockholm (NordSIP) - This week in Stockholm, we had a chance to meet David Osfield (left), manager of the Amity International Fund at London-based...

Clean your pension fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) - As any finance student is taught in investment management class, a pension manager’s main duties are the matching of assets’ and...

The Art in Fossil-Free Index Funds

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Last week, Storebrand Asset Management announced the launch of a new fund in its “Plus” series of index tracking equity products,...

Finnish Forestry’s Green Returns

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) - In the Nordics, forest ownership has been close to the people for centuries. As a matter of fact, a large majority...

Show me the Data

Stockholm (NordSIP) - A few weeks ago, NordSIP met with Lars Erik Mangset, Senior Advisor for Responsible Investment at the Norwegian-based KLP Asset Management....

When Returns are a question of Life and Death – Ethics...

Stockholm (Nordsip) - Investing in life insurance policies can yield attractive risk-adjusted returns while procuring welcome diversification to any portfolio. Many potential investors however...

Sustainable Team Survives Thanks to Performance

Stockholm (NordSIP) – On her last visit to Stockholm, Mary Jane McQuillen, Portfolio Manager and Head of ESG Investment at Legg Mason affiliate Clearbridge,...

From Denmark to Africa and Back

Stockholm (NordSIP) - As we look for best practices within the sustainability teams of some of the most influential pension funds in the Nordics,...

Engaging With Alternative Managers

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In preparation of a featured editorial for NordSIP's sister site HedgeNordic, we had the opportunity to interview Martin Källström, Head of...
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