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...

responsAble Agriculture Debt Fund Launches

Stockholm (NordSIP) – responsAbility, the $3 billion Swiss investment boutique, has launched a private debt fund focused on sustainable agriculture in developing and emerging...

Killing Sustainability Myths at SR

Stockholm (NordSIP) – “If you want to reduce our carbon footprint, look to the stock exchange,” says Swedbank Robur CEO Liza Jonson in the...

On Partnerships and Water

  Stockholm (NordSIP) - On August 15, Storebrand Asset Management published a report focused on water-related sustainability issues. In order to do so, Storebrand partnered...

Nordics Rank Best in SDGs, DWS finds

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On April 10, DWS, formerly known as Deutsche Asset Management and one of the world's largest asset management houses with €700...

AP3 Announces Passing of CIO Mårten Lindeborg

Stockholm (NordSIP) - We were saddened to read yesterday on Swedish state pension AP3's website the announcement that the fund's CIO and deputy CEO...

Nordic Countries Top SDG Index

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway are ranked in the top 10 of the SDG Index in the new 2018 edition of...
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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...

CPH hosts WHO NCD Conference to Spur Investment

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The World Health Organisation (WHO) is holding a conference on noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) in Copenhagen this week (April 9-11) to spur...

BlackRock Introduces ESG Emerging Market Debt Suite

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Global asset manager BlackRock announces the launch of a series of UCITS Emerging Market Debt funds that integrate ESG factors, which...

First ESG-Compliant Index Launched at Nasdaq Stockholm

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On July 9, Nasdaq Nordic launched the OMX Stockholm 30 ESG Responsible Index, an ESG-compliant version of its OMXS30 European index,...

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...

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...

Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance Includes Two Nordic Banks

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On June 13, the European Commission announced the composition of the Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance, following the Action Plan...

Norway $1tn SWF on Cusp of Unlisted Investing

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Norway’s ruling Conservative Party voted Saturday to allow the country’s $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund to invest in unlisted renewable projects,...

Pacific Hedge Fund Adds Green World Strategy

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Pacific Multi Asset, the Swedish multi-strategy hedge fund managed by Eric Strand, has made changes to its investment approach adding a new...

Danske Fund Hits #3 on Morningstar SWE Sustainability List

Stockholm (NordSIP) The Danske Invest European Corporate Sustainable Bond Fund placed third in Morningstar’s annual ranking of funds with the highest sustainability value in...

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...

Watch for the Cloud: Green Efficiencies Ahead

Stockholm (NordSIP) - For decades, information technologies have increasingly dominated our cultural direction. From the telephony to the radio, from television to the internet,...

Nordics Present Muted Response to EC Proposal

Stockholm (NordSIP) - August 23 was the deadline to publish comments on the acts adopted on May 24 by the European Commissions, in the...

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