DK, Pension Funds Launch SDG Investment Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) - A new investment fund to promote the UN’s 17 global goals worth DKK 4.1 billion has been launched by the government...

Pelle Pedersen Sets Off on Impact Quest

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Pelle Pedersen (Pictured left), Head of Responsible Investment at Danish pension manager PKA and one of the youngest yet most vocal...

An Overlooked Approach to RI & Commodities

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In contrast to public equities and an increasing number of asset classes, responsible investment is not yet particularly well defined in commodities....

Norway SWF Invests in Banks Tied to War Crimes, Report Suggests

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The Norwegian Sovereign Wealth oil Fund has been investing in Israeli banks that finance war crimes, according to a new report...

Criticism of DK Climate Effort Amplifies

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Denmark is being criticised for being “unambitious” and “absent from the climate debate” despite the government consistently labelling itself as being...
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Swedbank Robur Launches Global Impact Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Swedbank Robur launches Global Impact, an equity fund focused on companies that contribute to meeting the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals...

AP7 Moves to Implement Green Mandates

Stockholm (NordSIP) – AP7, the largest pension fund in Sweden, is transferring €290 million from stocks deemed to be in violation of the Paris...

Microfinance Opportunity Opens for Swedish Investors

Stockholm (NordSIP) – BlueOrchard, a Swiss-based impact asset manager, recently obtained the permission from the Swedish FSA (Finansinspektionen) to market its Microfinance Fund to...

Storebrand Chief: A “True Shift” in Sustainability

Stockholm (NordSIP) – “I have never seen a group of funds grow at this rate before,” Storebrand Asset Management CEO Jan Erik Saugestad exclaims....

Landshypotek Rings the Bell at Nasdaq

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Fresh from this morning, we received the first photos from Landshypotek's team ringing the bell for the listing of the first...

Green Energy a Soaring Investment at CIP

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) is having a bumper year. The fund management company, which was founded in 2012, currently has DKK...

CEIF: Int’l Org’s Voice Support for Green Energy Initiative

Stockholm (NordSIP) – A joint communiqué to support Denmark’s new global initiative for investment in green energy was issued by a number of international...

Nordea L&P Sweden to Reallocate SEK7bn to Sustainable Assets

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Nordea Life & Pensions Sweden is to reallocate SEK 7 billion to sustainable assets within 100 days as part of its...

DK Sustainable Real Estate Investor Awarded

PensionDanmark Wins IPE Real Estate Award with Sustainable Method Stockholm (NordSIP) – PensionDanmark received the IPE (Investment & Pensions Europe) award for Best Alternatives...

Newest ESG ETF Index Trackers on the Block

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Today, DWS (previously known as Deutsche Bank Asset Management) announces the launch of four new ESG Xtrackers ETFs. These funds will...

Doubts Emerge on Funds’ Sustainability Claims

Stockholm (NordSIP) – A forthcoming report from sustainable hedge fund manager Auriel Investors is suggesting that many European sustainability funds are not as sustainable...

“Green Denmark”: A False Narrative?

Stockholm (NordSIP) - As Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen participates in the R20 Regions of Climate Action conference in Vienna, Austria, founded by...

Survey: Employee Rights Top Danes’ Investment Concerns

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Danes have a clear attitude towards what they think their pension companies should and shouldn’t invest in, but only 8 per...

SDG Evaluation Tool to Track Corporate Performance

Stockholm (NordSIP) Trucost, the full cost accounting firm that makes estimates about the hidden costs of the unsustainable use of natural resources by companies,...

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...

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