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...

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...

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...

Storebrand/SPP: World’s Most Sustainable Insurance Group

Stockholm (Nordsip) - Corporate Knights, “the magazine for clean capitalism”, a publication focused on promoting Economic, Social and corporate Governance, named Norwegian Storebrand/SPP the...

Lack of SRI investment funds worsens trade-off for responsible allocators

Stockholm (NordSIP)- For allocators who adhere to a sustainable investment philosophy, trade-offs can be very different from those fund managers face. If everyone involved...

DGI Fund Green Investments Total €75m in 2017

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Danmarks Grønne Investeringsfond (DGI, the Danish Green Investment Fund) spent €75 million on a total of 21 green projects in 2017,...

Controversial weapons manufacturer re-admitted at NBIM

Stockholm (NordSIP) -Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), Norway's sovereign wealth fund, decided to lift the exclusion of Raytheon after 12 years, reports Investment &...

AP1 appoints Hermes in Global HY diversification

Stockholm (NordSIP) - AP1 (Första AP-Fonden), the first of the five buffer funds in the Swedish national income pension scheme, has appointed U.K. institutional...

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...

Higher Scrutiny and Private Investments for Norway’s SWF

Stockholm (NordSIP) - This week, Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund sought permission from the finance ministry to invest in unlisted companies. In parallel,...

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...

Swedfund Invests in Nagpur Green Transportation Initiative

Stockholm (NordSIP) Together with automotive industry manufacturer Scania and a local Indian partner, Swedfund, the state-owned Swedish development financier providing funding, expertise and support...

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...

NDF invests in African Energy Access Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Nordic Development Fund (NDF), the joint development and climate finance institution of Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Iceland, has partnered...

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...

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....

AP2 Invests USD 50m in TPG’s Rise Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) AP2, Sweden’s Second AP pension fund with SEK 300 billion in AUM, has invested USD 50 million in The Rise Fund, a...

Sweden’s AP Funds Forge Ahead on Sustainable Investing

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Sweden’s cluster of AP buffer pension funds has been forging ahead with sustainable progressive investments, an overview from Investments & Pensions...

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...

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...

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