AP4 supports the global environmental initiative TPI

The Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund (AP4), supports the Transition Pathways Initiative (TPI) together with 12 other leading international asset owners (including its sister...

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...

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...

AP1 aligns investments with UN’s sustainability goals

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Första AP-fonden (AP1), one of five buffer funds in the Swedish national income pension system, has expressed its intention to invest...

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...

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,...

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 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...

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...

Swedish Pensions: the Year’s Greenest

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On 5 December, Stockholm-based insurance and savings intermediary Max Matthiessen published its yearly report on the sustainability of Swedish pension funds....

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...

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...

RI Performance of European Asset Managers

Stockholm (NordSIP) - ShareAction has evaluated and ranked the responsible investment (RI) performance of major institutional investors every year since 2006. These benchmarking studies...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Nordea excluded Volkswagen but delays action on Fiat

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to the Financial Times (FT), Nordea and other investment managers have taken their time to divest their holdings in 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...

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...

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