Swedfund Aims to Develop Cambodian Microfinance

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Swedish development financier Swedfund is making a loan of $15 million to Prasac Microfinance, Cambodia’a largest microfinance company, for on-lending to...

$184b Retirement Fund Joins Decarbonization Coalition

Stockholm (NORDSIP) - Joining the global effort to reduce the carbon footprint, The New York Common Retirement Fund (CRF), the third largest pension fund...

AP3 more than doubles green bond allocation

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In its latest annual report, AP3 highlights that it has more than doubled its allocation to green bonds. "During the year...

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...

NIB in €25m Lithuania Investment, CDB Agreement

Stockholm (NordSIP) – In a one-two news punch this week, the Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) invested €25 million in a Lithuanian green bond issuance...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

NIB Signs €110m Water Management Loan with Boliden

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has signed a long-term loan agreement of €110 million with the Swedish mining and smelting company...

AP2 Enhances ESG Integration in Asset Management

Stockholm (NORDSIP) - Sweden’s Second AP (Andra AP-fonden), the second national pensions buffer fund, has divested 10 more of the stocks it holds on...

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,...

ERDF Rainfall Investment for Danish Municipality

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The municipality of Odense in Denmark is to receive DKK 12 million from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) for two...

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...

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...

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...

Nordea Breaks Inflows Record – wins ESG process award

Stockholm (NordSip) - Nordea Asset Management scored its highest level of inflows in 2016, according to Q4 and yearly figures made available today. “Fee...

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...

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...

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