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...

No Ganja for AP fund’s Ethical Council

Stockholm (NordSIP) - While Canada decided to legalise the private consumption of Marijuana, the Ethical Council who advises the Swedish state pension funds (AP...

Time to Move for AP1’s Groundbreaking Guardian

Stockholm (NordSIP) – This week is Nadine Viel Lamare’s last one at the Swedish buffer pension fund AP1. After 26 years at the fund,...

Nasdaq Launches Nordic ESG Data Portal

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Nasdaq Nordic launched the Nasdaq ESG Data Portal in Copenhagen Monday (December 17), a tool designed to show how listed companies...

Impact in Focus over Lunch in Copenhagen

NordSIP (Copenhagen) – On a dark and wet Thursday in November, NordSIP invited a group of influential Danish institutional investors to listen to four...

Brummer Says No to Nuclear Weapons and Thermal Coal

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Stockholm-based hedge fund manager Brummer & Partners AB, whose flagship multi-strategy fund, Brummer Multi-Strategy (BMS), invests in nine independent hedge funds...

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...

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’...

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....
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ALDC Partnership Unveils Innorbis

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On December 17 at Norrskens house in Stockholm, Angelica Lips Da Cruz, CEO and founder of ALDC Partnership, hosted a pre-launch...

DK Pension Fund Divests from Saudi Arabia; Others Lag

Stockholm (NordSIP) – MP Pension, Denmark’s pension fund for academics employed in the public sector, has published a list of additional countries it will...

Sydinvest Launches Morningstar Benchmark ESG Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Sydinvest, the Danish investment association specialising in high-yield bonds and emerging markets, last week launched Sydinvest Morningstar Global Markets Sustainability Leaders,...

Nordea Launches Green Loan Programme

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Nordea has launched a green loan programme, an initiative that means it will provide loans to promote sustainable investments amongst SME’s...

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...

AP Funds Caught in the Fire of Nuclear Weapons

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Swedish daily Dagens Nyheter (DN) published a story arguing that the Swedish state pension AP funds have not excluded some companies...

Is ESG a Self-fulfilling Prophecy?

New research from Amundi suggests that ESG considerations have started to improve portfolio performance, but caveats remain. Stockholm (NordSIP) - As ESG considerations continue to...

A Swedish Letter to Argentina

Stockholm (NordSIP) - This week, ahead of the G20, which will take place in Argentina, Alecta's Magnus Billing, SPP Fonder's Åsa Wallenberg, AP7's Richard...

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,...

New Positive Impact Fund for UBP

Stockholm (NordSIP) – On Wednesday, Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) announced the launch of a new Positive Impact Equity strategy, as the demand for investment...

Eurosif 2018 Study Finds Sustained SRI Growth

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Eurosif, the European Sustainable Investment Forum, this week published its 2018 Eurosif Market Study, the 8th such edition, revealing sustained growth...
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