Alecta appoints sustainability manager

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Swedish pension scheme Alecta, one of the largest in Europe, has appointed Carina Silberg (pictured) as overall sustainability manager. In order to...

ESG Investors Concerned by Anti-Microbial Resistance

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In an exposé, senior Investment & Pensions Europe (IPE) correspondent Susanna Rust takes a deep dive into increasing investor concern about...

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...

BlueBay launches ESG HY fund suiting Norwegian PKH

Stockholm (NordSIP) - London based hedge fund giant BlueBay has partnered withNorwegian pension fund PKH and consultancy Mercer to establish a new high yield fund that...

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...

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...

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...

NBIM in third tranche of coal exclusions

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Norges Bank Investment Management, which manages investments of the giant Government Pension Fund Global continues to eliminate has decided to exclude 10...

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 &...

PensionDanmark wins IPE “Fund of the Year”

Stockholm (NordSIP) - PensionDanmark, one of the largest pension funds in Europe with €30.1 billion in AUM and serving 700,000 members, has been awarded...

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...

Danish Pension Funds Join UNPRI

Stockholm (NordSIP) – JØP, the Danish professional fund which covers lawyers and economists, and DIP, which covers engineers, have both signed up to the...

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...

AP4 Cans Nuclear Weapons and Oil Sands

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In yet another new year resolution, Swedish state pension fund AP4 decided to add nuclear wespons and oil sands companies on...

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...

SPP continues to expand in sustainable real estate management

Stockholm (NordSip) - After investing approximately SEK 3 billion in properties in 2016, the Swedish insurance and pension company SPP has reiterated its commitment...

Swedfund Invests in Nigerian Agriculture, Economic Recovery

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Swedish development financier Swedfund is committing a $10 million investment to Access Bank, one of the leading banks in Nigeria, for...

NIB Finances Solna Sustainable Life Science Centre

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has made an 8-yr loan of SEK 800 million to Hemsö Fastighets AB, the Swedish property...

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...

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...
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