Alecta Receives First ESG4Real Certification

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Alecta announced today that it was the first organisation in the world to be awarded an ESG4Real certification. ESG4Real is Alecta's...

Länsförsäkringar Opens Kimono on Green Bond Investments

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Swedish insurance group Länsförsäkringar announced the launch of a new and highly transparent window onto its green bond investments. A dedicated...

Norwegian Government Pension Fund – Best Nordic Asset Owner (IRRI 2019,...

Stockholm (NordSIP) - As the Government Pension Fund Global of Norway received top marks from global voters in the IRRI Survey 2019, NordSIP took...

IRRI Nordic Cut – Best Asset Owner

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In this week's unveiling of the IRRI survey 2019's “Nordic Cut” come the results for the Best Asset Owner. Given the...

CalSTRS Selects Hermes, Impax and Schroders

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) announced the selection of three new global equity investment managers - Hermes Asset Management,...

responsAbility Welcomes Investment From Australian Pension Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Christian Super, an Australian pension fund, takes a significant minority equity shareholding in responsAbility, one of the world's leading asset managers...

KLP Goes Coal Free and Watches Palm Oil Producers

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Norwegian mutual insurance company KLP which is responsible for the pension management of Norwegian municipalities, health enterprises and businesses with...

Fund Selectors Review State of ESG Investing

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Fund selectors from Skandia Liv Asset Management, Institut für Vermögensaufbau, Russell Investments, the Abu Dhabi Investment Council, Cass Business School and...

Opening a Window Into Impact Investing

Stockholm (NordSIP) – In a bold move, the Velux Foundations recently decided to explore impact investment as a viable opportunity. NordSIP reached out to...

AP1 Takes Home ESG Award

Stockholm (NordSIP) – On Friday, February 8, Sweden’s first AP fund (AP1) was awarded the best ESG programme award at the Institutional Investors Europe...

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...

No Ganja for AP fund’s Ethical Council

Stockholm (NordSIP) - While Canada decided to legalise the private consumption of Marijuana, the Ethical Council who advises the Swedish state pension funds (AP...

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...

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...

Can Asset Owners Achieve a 100% ESG Portfolio?

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The TBLI Conference Nordic 2018 was held November 8-9 at Nasdaq’s premises in Stockholm. With over 200 attendants from around the...

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...

AP1, Arabesque to Develop new Human Rights Score

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On October 2, Arabesque announced that Swedish state pension fund AP1 will be using its proprietary ESG data tool, the S-Ray....

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...

Folksam LO Tightens Sustainability Criteria

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Folksam LO Pension (LO), the Swedish Trade Union Confederation and subsidiary of Sweden’s leading insurance and investment management company the Folksam...

NEFCO, Sweden Launch €10 million Ukraine Heating Fund

Stockhom (NordSIP) – A €10 million funding program to support the development of long-term sustainable district heating systems in Ukraine is being launched by...
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