Nordic Asset Owners Sign Tobacco-Free Finance Pledge

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Swedish pension fund AP4, Norway financial services company Storebrand AM and Danish pension fund Lægernes Pension are three Nordic asset owners...

EIB, SG Finans in Norway Low-Carbon Transport Financing

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The European Investment Bank (EIB) and SG Finans, a division of Societe Generale, have signed a NOK 1.73 billion credit line...

First Bond Fund to Receive Swan Label in Sweden

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On September 26, Pareto Asset Management obtained the Swan Ecolabel for its Global Corporate Bond fund. To qualify for the Swan...

Launches and Initiatives at UNGA

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The 73rd United Nations General Assembly in New York being held this week has led to a number of launches and...

Sweden’s Largest Banks Continue Investments in Blacklisted Companies

Stockholm (NordSIP) – A new report from Amnesty International together with the Fair Finance Guide, Still Irresponsible Investments – a study of Swedish banks’...

Denmark to Host P4G Summit in October

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Denmark will host the P4G summit in Copenhagen on the 19th and 20th of October, Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen reiterated...

Taking Stock of Sustainable Finance with Nordea

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On September 18, Nordea held its second Nordic Sustainable Finance Conference in Stockholm, as the bank aims for a leadership position...

Advisory Board Named for Stockholm Sustainable Finance Center

Stockholm (NordSIP) – A new advisory board for the Stockholm Sustainable Finance Center (SSFC) was appointed today (September 20). Its members include managers from...

Nordic Sustainability a Boon to Data Centers  

Stockholm (NordSIP) – A Perfect Storm: Nordic Data Centre Trends, a new report from DigiPlex and IDG Connect which polled 300 business leaders in...

Report: Pension Funds Lagging on Climate Disclosure

Stockholm (NordSIP) – A new report by the Asset Owners Disclosure Project (AODP), which is a part of ShareAction, an investor pressure group, has...

PRI’s Investor Agenda: One More Step.

Stockholm (NordSIP) – One innovation to emerge from last week’s Principles for Responsible Investment conference in San Francisco was The Investor Agenda, an initiative...

Folksam LO Tightens Sustainability Criteria

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Folksam LO Pension (LO), the Swedish Trade Union Confederation and subsidiary of Sweden’s leading insurance and investment management company the Folksam...

SPP Real Estate wins GRESB Green Star 2018 Award

Stockholm (NordSIP) – SPP Fastigheter AB (SPP Real Estate) and its management company Storebrand Fastigheter (Storebrand Real Estate) have been crowned European Best in...

NEFCO, Sweden Launch €10 million Ukraine Heating Fund

Stockhom (NordSIP) – A €10 million funding program to support the development of long-term sustainable district heating systems in Ukraine is being launched by...

Sweden Election: A Setback on Climate Politics?

Stockholm (NordSIP) – With one threat partly defused but another potentially looming, Sweden’s general election Sunday (September 9) left the country deadlocked between the...

Do the Nordics Lack Diversity?

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On September 6, Thomson Reuters announced the ranking of the top 100 most diverse & inclusive organisations globally for 2018, according...

Norway SWF Sets Ocean, Sustainability Expectations

Stockholm (NordSIP) Norway’s Sovereign Wealth Fund wants the companies it invests in to follow increasingly rigorous regulation on sustainability and particularly ocean plastic pollution,...

Bluewater Invests in Discontinuation of Bottled Water

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Sweden-based water-treatment company Bluewater announced last week that it has made a strategic minority investment in TAPP Water, a Spanish company...

Denmark’s Green Billion

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The government of Denmark has proposed an allocation of DKK250 million annually over the next four years to climate challenges in...

Expanding Impact Through Fintech

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On August 30, Swiss-based impact boutique manager responsAbility announced the expansion of its fintech portfolio in Asia. One of the firm's...

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