A Thematic Bottom-Up Approach to Emerging Markets

According to a 2019 UBS survey, “78% of clients are integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into their investment process.” Survey respondents noted...

External Managers Must Adopt Net-Zero Emission Strategies

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to Handelsbanken Fonder's latest climate report, the Swedish asset manager will reduce the intensity of its portfolio emissions by 50% and double the proportion of investments in climate solutions by 2030. To accomplish these goals,  external managers must adhere to Handelsbanken's sustainability framework, including the...

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Swedish Asset Owners Embrace Social Bonds

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) and responsAbility, a Zurich-based impact asset manager, announced they were partnering with Danske Bank to launch a US$177.5 million social bond in support of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Alecta and Afa Försakring participated in this transaction. A Targetted Guaranteed Social...

Sustainable Fund Launches

Newsletter: The Week in Green

Big Oil Under Pressure

Commitments still fall short of the measures needed to achieve net-zero CO2 emissions by 2050 and stop global temperatures from rising to 1.5 °C...

All Eyes on Green ETFs

To put into perspective the progress made by green ETFs, our Snap column latest a critical look at the limelight cast on BlackRock's passive...

Impact Mandates & Irresponsible Banks

This week, we caught up with Karoline Nakken, Senior Investment Analyst at Oslo-based Gjensidige Pensjonsforsikring. In an interview rich in details, Nakken explained how the selection process...

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The coronavirus epidemic has further accelerated the rise of ESG into the investment mainstream. As deficits skyrocket, bond investors have an opportunity to engage with governments on climate change, argues Thomas Dillon, Senior Macro ESG Analyst at Aviva Investors.

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