High Returns for Sustainable Church Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Svenska Kyrkan (Sweden’s Church) national asset management branch made a profit of almost SEK 762 million in 2017, corresponding to a...

Danish Managers Primed For ESG-Screened ETFs

Stockholm (NordSIP) – An increasing number of Danish asset managers are honouring the demand for sustainable investment products by developing digital investment solutions on...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

DK Opposition Proposes DKK 20bn Green Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Following the rollout of the Danish government’s renewable energy plan two weeks ago, the opposition Social Democrats (Socialdemokratiet) proposed a considerably...

The Missing Middle: DK Pension Companies and Human Rights

Stockholm (NordSIP) – A report from Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke, a Danish human rights organisation, is taking Danish pension funds to task for being involved with...

A.P. Møller Steps Up Geothermal Investments

Stockholm (NordSIP) – A.P. Møller Holding, the investment branch of A.P. Møller Mærsk, a Danish leader in global transportations and logistics, is preparing 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....

DK Lands 2030 Energy Agreement

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The Danish government has entered into an agreement with all of the opposition parties in parliament to expand its efforts towards...

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 Mutual Fund Simplifies Responsible Investments

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Coop Opsparing , a subsidiary of the Coop amba retail chain, is the latest mutual fund to be launched in Denmark...

Ørsted Awarded Green Bond of the Year

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On March 28, Environmental Finance announced the winners of the Green Bond of the Year awards for 2017. The laureates are...

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...

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...

Solar Energy Investment Peaks, Questions Remain

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Investments in solar energy amounted to $160 million in 2017, according to the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). The figure represents an...

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...

KLP Excludes Canadian Oil Following Review

Stockholm (NordSIP) – KLP (Kommunal Landspensjonskasse), the largest life insurance company in Norway with NOK 641 billion in AUM, has excluded a further four...

DK Pension Fund Suspends Danske Investments

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The money laundering scandal engulfing Danske Bank has caused MP Pension to suspend all investments in the bank until further notice. Danske...

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