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Gender Balance & Sustainable Investing: A Journey

Stockholm (NordSIP) - This week, NordSIP had the privilege of catching up with Barbara Krumsiek, board member at Arabesque, and ex-CEO of one of...

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’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...
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