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...

Folksam LO Tightens Sustainability Criteria

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Folksam LO Pension (LO), the Swedish Trade Union Confederation and subsidiary of Sweden’s leading insurance and investment management company the Folksam...

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...

ESG Gains Traction in California

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The largest pension fund in the United States, CalPERS, which manages the pensions and health benefits for California public employees, with...

Swedfund in Renewable Energy Fund Investment

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Swedish state development financier Swedfund has invested SEK 128 million in the Climate Investor One fund, a fund which develops, builds...

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...

AP7 Moves to Implement Green Mandates

Stockholm (NordSIP) – AP7, the largest pension fund in Sweden, is transferring €290 million from stocks deemed to be in violation of the Paris...

Nordea L&P Sweden to Reallocate SEK7bn to Sustainable Assets

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Nordea Life & Pensions Sweden is to reallocate SEK 7 billion to sustainable assets within 100 days as part of its...

Engaging With Alternative Managers

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In preparation of a featured editorial for NordSIP's sister site HedgeNordic, we had the opportunity to interview Martin Källström, Head of...

Green Fund to Help Scale DK Sustainable Detergent

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Denmark’s Green Investment Fund (Danmarks Grønne Investeringsfond) has decided to finance EcoClean Nordic, a Danish startup company that has developed a...

AP7 in Rio Tinto Shareholder Climate Resolution

Stockholm (NordSIP) – A shareholder resolution co-filed by Swedish National Pension Fund AP7 calling for improved governance over global mining company Rio Tinto’s membership...

New Emerging Impact Fund Investment at AP1

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Swedish state-driven pension fund AP1 just announced that a fruitful collaboration with BlackRock has led to an investment in the...

Alecta in Impact Fund and Green Bonds

Stockholm (NordSIP) - This week, Dutch asset manager NN Investments announced the first close of a USD 250 million (€205 million) impact fund, in...

Show me the Data

Stockholm (NordSIP) - A few weeks ago, NordSIP met with Lars Erik Mangset, Senior Advisor for Responsible Investment at the Norwegian-based KLP Asset Management....

AP Funds Caught in the Fire of Nuclear Weapons

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Swedish daily Dagens Nyheter (DN) published a story arguing that the Swedish state pension AP funds have not excluded some companies...

EIB in €40m Finland Chemicals R&D Investment

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The European Investment Bank (EIB) last week signed a €40 million loan with Kemira Oyj, a global chemicals company headquartered in...

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,...

From Denmark to Africa and Back

Stockholm (NordSIP) - As we look for best practices within the sustainability teams of some of the most influential pension funds in the Nordics,...

Driving Sustainability From Within

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Alecta is one Sweden's largest pension funds. It manages SEK 800 billion on behalf of 2.4 million private customers and 34,000...
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