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SDI Asset Owner Platform Selects Exclusive Data Provider

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Sustainable Development Investments Asset Owner Platform (SDI AOP) selected Qontigo as the exclusive distributor for SDI data following the launch of the Platform. The project was initiated in September 2019 by APG and PGGM, at the behest of their pension fund clients ABP, bpfBOUW and PFZW....

Green Bond News

SEK Conducts Green Private Placements

Stockholm (NordSIP) - At the end of June, Swedbank Robur and Nordea helped the Swedish Export Credit Corporation’s (SEK) conduct two private placement taps of its green bond. This latest tap was divided into two transactions. SEK1 billion was conducted with the assistance of Swedbank Robur, while another SEK700 million...

Latest Third-Party Events

PRI Hosts First Nordic Forum

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On Tuesday, February 4, the PRI held a Nordic Forum for the first time. This event gathered a large audience of...

Sustainability Tool Shows No Trade-Off

This article is a part of NordSIP Insights – Handbook – “Systematically Sustainable”. “Powerful, objective, scalable and trustworthy – that’s what INNORBIS stands for,”...

Where is the “G” of Japan?

Stockholm (NordSIP) - At the TBLI Conference, which took place in Hong Kong on November 11 and 12, NordSIP had a chance to catch...

EU Taxonomy – Room for Improvement

Stockholm (NordSIP) – At a recent event organised by Schroders, NordSIP heard from Flemming Hedén, Senior Advisor at the Climate policy unit of Naturvårdsverket,...

Questioning the Status Quo

Stockholm (NordSIP) – On September 17, Nordea held its third annual Nordic Sustainable Finance Conference. This edition focused on opportunities and on providing practical...

Closing the Gender Gap in 200 Years isn’t Good Enough

Stockholm (NordSIP) - At a recent event hosted by Kvinnokapital, a network of women in the asset management industry, Diana van Maasdijk told the...

ETFs to Meet Increased Sustainability Demand

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Research shows that investor demand for sustainable investment (SI) and ESG strategies is growing fast. According to the Global Sustainable Investment...

Shifting Mindsets to a Sustainable Long Term

Stockholm (NordSIP) - “The long-term sustainability goals are due to be reached soon.” With these words, Anita Lindberg, Chair of Sweden’s Sustainable Investment Forum...

Sustainable Fund Launches

UBS Launches Global Corporate Bond ESG ETF

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On the heels of last year’s the successful launch of the Global Government ESG ETF, and in response to regulatory and...

Eaton Vance Launches Calvert ESG Leaders Strategies

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Eaton Vance Management announced the launch of the Calvert ESG Leaders Strategies, a new series of equity separate account strategies for...

Fidelity Launches Three New ESG ETFs

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Fidelity International has announced the launch of three new ESG ETFs focusing on sustainable equity investments across American, European and global...

New Sustainable Fund at Erik Penser Bank

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Erik Penser Bank (EPB) announced the launch of Penser Sustainable Impact, a new fund combining sustainability analysis with a quantitative investment...

Lundmark Converts European Fund into New Climate Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On June 2nd, Lundmark & Co, a Swedish independent boutique manager, converted its European equity fund (Aktiv Europa) into a global...

Triodos Now Available in Sweden

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On Tuesday, May 26th, Triodos Investment Management announced that the Triodos Global Equities Impact Fund, Triodos Euro Bond Impact Fund, and...

S&P Global Launches Proprietary ESG Scores

Stockholm (NordSIP) - S&P Global has launched the S&P Global ESG Scores. The proprietary system provides an annual evaluation of over 7,300 companies’ sustainability...

UBP Launches New Impact EM Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) -  Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) has announced the launch of the UBAM - Positive Impact Emerging Equity fund. The fund will complement...

In the news

BNPP AM Hires Duet PMs to Manage Global Long-Short Sustainability-Themed Strategy (Press Release)

BNP Paribas Asset Management (‘BNPP AM’) announces the appointment of Ulrik Fugmann and Edward...

​Kommuninvest improves its ESG rating (Press Release)

Kommuninvest has improved its sustainability rating from ISS-oekom. In the latest evaluation, in March...

Aegon Asset Management strengthens its global responsible investment team with three hires (Press Release)

Aegon Asset Management has further strengthened its global responsible investment team with three hires. Both...

PIMCO ESG head retires (Investment Week)

PIMCO's head of ESG strategies and manager of the £614m Select UK Income Bond...

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Interviews

Hasselgren Seeks New Adventure

Stockholm (NordSIP) - After two years and five months with Danske Bank, Ulrika Hasselgren, the bank’s Global Head of Sustainability and Impact Investment, has announced...

New Norwegian Challenge for Haagensen

Stockholm (NordSIP) - This month, international consultancy Mercer welcomed Per Haagensen (pictured) as a Business Developer for Norway. He will act as an investment...

Strömberg Joins Schroders’ Nordics Push

Stockholm (NordSIP) - As it seeks to deepen its expertise into ESG investments, Schroders continues to expand into Scandinavia, one of the leading regions...

Desiree Fixler Becomes DWS’s First Group Sustainability Officer

Stockholm (NordSIP) - As sustainable investments continue to grow in popularity, DWS has appointed Desiree Fixler (pictured) as its first Group Sustainability Officer (GSO)....

Newsletter: The Week in Green

Asset Owners, Nordic CEOs & New Scores

This week, the Sustainable Development Investments Asset Owner Platform selected Qontigo as the exclusive distributor for SDI data following the launch of the Platform....

The Week in Green – January 31: Take it Easy!

In our most recent edition of NordSIP Insights, we look at the easiest way to access impact opportunities. At a recent event in Stockholm,...

The Week in Green – January 24: Eyes Wide Open

This week, we received further proof that the dime finally dropped on climate change (for most at least). For the first time since the...

NordSIP Insights

A $11 Billion Meat Carbon Tax Bill?

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to a new report by the FAIRR Initiative released during London...

Will COVID-19 prove a watershed for ESG?

This article was originally published as part of Ekonamik's Corona Issue. For more macroeconomic...

Bad Data Holds Back 60% of Passive Investors

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Despite strong regulatory and investor demand for more environmentally friendly investment...

Report Highlights Social Dangers of COVID-19

Stockholm (NordSIP) - A team of researchers from the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE)...

Sustainable Investing – A Look Into the Institutional Investor Mindset (MFS)

To create value responsibly for investors, MFS must understand the unique challenges institutional investors...

NBIM Highlights Shareholder Voting Challenges

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), the asset manager responsible for the...

ESG Dominates 2019 Index Growth

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to a study of the global index industry by Burton-Taylor...

ESG implications of the COVID-19 pandemic (BMO GAM)

The global coronavirus pandemic is an unprecedented global crisis. The human, economic and financial...

Wanted: Visionary Leaders and a Green Marshall Plan

by Matthew Smith, Head of Sustainable Investments, Storebrand Asset Management Over the last couple of...

From the latest Events

PRI Hosts First Nordic Forum

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On Tuesday, February 4, the PRI held a Nordic Forum for the first time. This event gathered a large audience of...

Sustainability Tool Shows No Trade-Off

This article is a part of NordSIP Insights – Handbook – “Systematically Sustainable”. “Powerful, objective, scalable and trustworthy – that’s what INNORBIS stands for,”...

Where is the “G” of Japan?

Stockholm (NordSIP) - At the TBLI Conference, which took place in Hong Kong on November 11 and 12, NordSIP had a chance to catch...

EU Taxonomy – Room for Improvement

Stockholm (NordSIP) – At a recent event organised by Schroders, NordSIP heard from Flemming Hedén, Senior Advisor at the Climate policy unit of Naturvårdsverket,...

Questioning the Status Quo

Stockholm (NordSIP) – On September 17, Nordea held its third annual Nordic Sustainable Finance Conference. This edition focused on opportunities and on providing practical...