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...

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...

Zero Carbon – From Paris With Love

Stockholm (NordSIP) – At a recent press day in Paris, boutique asset manager La Française invited NordSIP to follow up on last year’s interview...

The Quiet Green Force

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Following up on the results of the IRRI Survey published a few weeks ago, we went to find out how sustainable...

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...

Alecta in Impact Fund and Green Bonds

Stockholm (NordSIP) - This week, Dutch asset manager NN Investments announced the first close of a USD 250 million (€205 million) impact fund, in...

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...

ESG opens doors into EM Corporate Debt

Stockholm (NordSIP) - While responsible investment has grown fast over the past couple of years, the proportion of assets in fixed income portfolios that...

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....

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...

Biggest Not Good Enough for SPP’s Lindahl

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Helena Lindahl is Senior Portfolio Manager, in charge of managing the Swedish asset manager SPP's green bond fund, the biggest such...

Lack of SRI investment funds worsens trade-off for responsible allocators

Stockholm (NordSIP)- For allocators who adhere to a sustainable investment philosophy, trade-offs can be very different from those fund managers face. If everyone involved...

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,...

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 Bond Market’s Mispricing of Sustainability

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Shortly before the cold took over Northern and Central Europe, we had the opportunity to talk to Founding Director Guy Cameron...

A Strong Green Tailwind in the Right Direction

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Not so long ago, Helena Lindahl, manager of SPP / Storebrand's Green bond fund, claimed her fund was too small for...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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