AP1, Arabesque to Develop new Human Rights Score

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On October 2, Arabesque announced that Swedish state pension fund AP1 will be using its proprietary ESG data tool, the S-Ray....

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...

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...

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...

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’...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

DK rolls out new Renewable Energy Plan

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The Danish government last week (April 26) presented its proposal for a new energy agreement to push Denmark in a greener...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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