Norway’s SWF at work to curb excessive pay

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), the manager of Norway’s €829 billion Sovereign Wealth Fund - which has been under criticism for...

Nobel Foundation in bind over investment conflict

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The steady trickle of news concerning the Nobel Foundation’s potentially unethical investments is threatening to snowball into a major embarrassment for...

IKEA Steps Up Supply-Chain CSR, Launches EV Drive

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Following an incident several months ago in which a Dutch freight service, Brinkman Trans-Holland, subcontracted to Ikea was caught underpaying foreign...

Impact Bonds go Humanitarian

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Impact bonds have been around for a while, helping communities reach social targets, but for the first time a multinational humanitarian...

Eurosif Director: Helping Investors Through HLEG

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The European Commission High Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance (HLEG) is to publish a series of special (and free) op-Ed...

Board Diversity – Is Self-Regulation Sufficient?

Stockholm (NordSIP) - At the latest ESG summit hosted by Nasdaq and Skytop strategies on 29 August, four influential women discussed how nominating committees...

Arabesque’s Georg Kell: ESG Not a Fad

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The opening keynote speech at the ESG Integration Summit hosted in Stockholm by Nasdaq and Skytop Strategies on 29 August was...

Alecta Hosts HLEG Seminar

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Today (30 August), the Swedish occupational pension plan manager Alecta hosted a half-day seminar to discuss the interim report on Sustainable...

PRI Introduces 2018 Signatory Criteria, Data Portal

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) has reinforced its ability to be in a position to evaluate the progress, or...

First Social Impact Bond A Success

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On 27 July, the first ever social impact bond which targeted the re-offending prisoners in Peterborough, UK, was declared a success...

Storebrand: Corporate Pension Funds Crucial To SDG’s

Stockholm (NordSIP) - “Unleashing corporate pension fund trillions is key to achieving the global goals and to secure long-term profitability,” according to Jan Erik...

PRI Issues ESG Roadmap for Lagging Germany

Stockholm (NordSIP) - “ESG integration in Germany is on average less advanced than in neighbouring France, the Netherlands, the UK and Scandinavia” is the...

PRI Report: ESG Factors in Credit Risk Analysis

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The PRI has published a new report outlining how investors and credit rating agencies (CRAs) are paying heed to ESG factors...

Amid Progress, Hurdles To ESG Integration

Stockholm (NordSIP) - For all the buzz and enthusiasm about the strides made in ESG implementation and its emergence as a seemingly insuperable industry...

“Nordic Solutions” To Match SDG Targets

Stockholm (NordSIP) “Nordic Solutions to Global Challenges”, the initiative launched last month by the leaders of the five Nordic countries at a meeting of...

At HCP, CSR & ESG Two Sides Of The Same Coin

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Finnish global asset management firm Helsinki Capital Partners (HCP) is a company with a vision on a mission. With three funds under...

Moxie Future: Women Hold Key To RI

Stockholm (NordSIP) - “This is a moment when women investors have the chance to be on the right side of history,” writes Jessica Robinson,...

PRI Launches Hedge Fund ESG Due-Diligence Questionnaire

Stockholm (NordSIP / HedgeNordic) The UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), the global body with the mandate to promote global responsible investment, has launched the...

Swedfund Sells Share In Nairobi Women’s Hospital

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Swedfund, the Swedish government’s development financier offering financing, expertise and financial support for investments in emerging markets with the objective of...

Finland and China Strengthen Mutual Sustainability Objectives

Stockholm (NordSIP) The establishment of a “future-oriented new type of cooperative partnership” was confirmed by Finland and China Wednesday that will include sustainability measures,...
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