The 3 Epochs of Sustainable Investing

Stockholm (NordSIP) – While most people and institutions realise that society needs to focus on ESG issues, many still find it difficult to know...

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...

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...

DK Pension Fund Divests from Saudi Arabia; Others Lag

Stockholm (NordSIP) – MP Pension, Denmark’s pension fund for academics employed in the public sector, has published a list of additional countries it will...

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...

PRI DDQ Converting Hedge Funds, One Step at a Time

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The PRI association held an event today (Tuesday, June 20) in Stockholm to promote the launch of a dedicated ESG due...

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...

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...

Asset Owners: Fixing Sustainability in Fixed Income

In Sweden, how long have asset owners come regarding fixed income integration? Three experts help us understand what they have achieved so far, where...

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...

Norway Sovereign Wealth Fund Stumbles On Green Measure

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Opposition lawmakers have been lobbying the Norwegian government to allocate 5% - roughly $46 billion – of its $873 billion sovereign...

Folksam Backs Forests

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Swedish insurance company Folksam Group is to become an anchor investor in Silvestica Green Forest AB, an investment fund for institutional...

PKA excludes energy companies resistant to change

Stockholm (NordSIP) PKA has recently divested from five Canadian oil companies, bringing the total number of fossil fuel-related firms it has excluded from its...

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...

Returns on Sustainable Investment for Church of Sweden

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Church of Sweden reported SEK 628 million in returns for 2016, a 9.3% increase grounded in part in its sustainable...

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...

AP7 Divests From Alleged Paris Accord Violators

Stockholm (NordSIP) – AP7, the largest pension fund in Sweden providing pensions to 3.5 million Swedish citizens, announced last week it is divesting itself...

Clean your pension fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) - As any finance student is taught in investment management class, a pension manager’s main duties are the matching of assets’ and...

Swedfund Invests $10m in Asia Renewable Energy Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Swedfund, the Swedish development financier providing funding, expertise and support for investments in emerging markets, has invested $10 million in Berkeley...
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