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...

AP funds’ Ethical Council promotes responsible ownership

Stockholm (NordSIP) In its latest annual report published earlier this year, the AP funds' Ethical Council underlines the importance of engaging with portfolio companies...

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...

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...

AP4 To Further Expand Sustainability Reach

Stockholm (NordSIP) - AP4, the Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund, is looking to integrate ESG even further into its investment strategy, CEO Niklas Ekvall...

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...

Tax Transparency New Central RI Theme at Sampension

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Sampension, the third largest pension company in Denmark, has decided to make the tax transparency of multinational corporations an independent theme...

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...

Swedfund Invests in Renewable Electricity

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Swedfund, the Swedish development financier providing funding, expertise and support for investments in emerging markets, has invested $20 million in Husk...

Unacceptable Companies Reinstated at KPL

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Following a semi-annual review of investments related to its Responsible Investment guidelines, KLP (Kommunal Landspensjonskasse), the largest pension fund in Norway...

UNPRI, UNGC Call For Sustainable Corp. Pensions Industry

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In the run-up to Earth Day on April 22, the UNPRI and the UN Global Compact has issued a call-to-action to...

A new Take on Fiduciary Duty

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In the context of the publication of the High-Level Expert Group (HLEG) on Sustainable Finance's final report, Magnus Billing, CEO at...

Norfund, FMO and Rabobank pool African financial services investments.

The Norwegian state-owned fund Norfund and the two Dutch lenders, Rabobank and FMO,  have created Arise, a new venture based in South Africa, which...

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 &...

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...

EU Commission Invests €34m in DK, SE Nature Packages

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The European Commission approved a €98.2 million investment package last week (February 9) to support the European transition to a low-carbon,...

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...

ITF Report: Pension Funds Make RI Progress, Work Remains

Stockholm (NordSIP) - A newly published report from the International Transport Worker’s Federation (ITF): Who’s Responsible? Pension Funds and Respect for Workers’ Rights –...

AP Funds Make Top 25 List

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Sweden’s AP Funds have been selected to the Bretton Woods II list of the 25 most responsible asset allocators in the...

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...

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