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PRI Launches Taxonomy Case Studies

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The launch of the EU Taxonomy at the end of this spring represents an important step for environmental investors. While it is inevitably imperfect, it set the first official definition of what constitutes a green activity across the entire spectrum of the economy. At the beginning...

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PIMCO Unveils Climate Bond Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) - As the green bond market breaks through the US$1 trillion threshold, interest in debt securities that contribute to the fight against climate change continues to increase. Most recently, PIMCO announced the launch of the PIMCO GIS Climate Bond Fund dedicated to investments linked to combating global...

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UBS Launches Climate Aware Strategies Suite

Stockholm (NordSIP) - UBS Asset Management (UBS AM) unveiled a new Climate Aware suite of strategies based on the asset manager'’s Climate Aware framework....

UBS to Adds Dollar-Hedge Class to Sustainable ETF

Stockholm (NordSIP) - UBS has launched the new Euro Area Liquid Corporate Sustainable UCITS ETF – USD-Hedged, a new currency-hedged share class for its...

Aberdeen Launches Asian Sustainable Development Equity Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) announced the launch of its new Asian Sustainable Development Equity Fund, which will invest in Asian companies aligned...

Evli Launches Green Corporate Bond Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) - As the demand for sustainable investment products remains strong despite the COVID-19 crisis, new players continue to enter this market. Yesterday,...

Franklin Templeton Aligns Smart Beta ETF to Paris Agreement

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On July 30 and 31, Franklin Templeton extends its Franklin LibertyShare smart-beta ETF range with the launch of two climate-focused funds...

American Century Enters the ESG ETF Market

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In light of the continued popularity of sustainable investments, new players continue to enter the market seeking to provide returns to...

LGBTQ Index Now Tradable

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Direct indexing firm C8 Technologies has partnered with LGBTQ Loyalty to make the LGBTQ100 ESG Index tradeable for investors around the...

BNP Paribas Launches EARTH Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) – BNP Paribas Asset Management is launching BNP Paribas Environmental Absolute Return Thematic (EARTH), a long/short equity fund that seeks to identify...

PRI Launches Taxonomy Case Studies

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The launch of the EU Taxonomy at the end of this...

Rethinking Food Systems After Coronavirus

Stockholm (NordSIP) - As global interest in climate change and sustainable economic practices continues...

ESG and financial returns: The academic perspective (AXA)

by Théo Kotula, Responsible Investment Analyst at AXA Investment Managers An increasing amount of academic...

The uncomfortable truth about climate change and investment returns (Schroders)

by Keith Wade, Chief Economist & Strategist at Schroders Investors can no longer ignore climate...

The EU Taxonomy Regulation – An Overview (FactSet)

by Barrie C. Ingman This year, the world’s third-largest asset manager by assets under management...

Palm oil: how bad is it really? (Schroders)

by Katherine Davidson, Portfolio Manager, Global & International Equities, and Elly Irving, Head of...

A $11 Billion Meat Carbon Tax Bill?

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

Great companies “doing the right thing” (Jupiter)

by Stuart Cox, Global Fund Manager, at Jupiter Asset Management Some companies that the Jupiter...

Will COVID-19 prove a watershed for ESG? (Aviva)

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

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Ethics Schmethics

As the Nordic slowly eases back into the post-summer routines, we follow the developments of Norges Bank Investment Management CEO succession saga. After the...

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The Road Ahead and Bright Spots for the UN SDGs

Stockholm (NordSIP) - As we approach the fifth anniversary of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the finance industry continues to coalesce around the...

Ålandsbanken Calls on Iron Lady

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Anna-Stina Wiklund, recently appointed Head of Sustainable Investing at Ålandsbanken, is certainly not someone who shies away from challenges. We managed...

Jensen and Berglind Join Fidelity’s Nordic Team

Stockholm (NordSIP) - As global interest in sustainable investments has gained prominence in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, asset managers are keen to...

Qontigo Appoints First Global Head of ESG

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Qontigo announced that Rodolphe Bocquet will become the asset manager’s first Global Head of ESG, starting on September 22, 2020. In this...

Zetterlund to Continue Schroders’ Nordic Push

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On August 31st, Schroders announced the appointment of Sofie Zetterlund as its new Nordic Head of Marketing. The decision is the...

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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...