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    Sustainability – Back in the Room and Ready for Action

    There was palpable energy in the room as the investment industry gathered in London on April 26th for a post-pandemic rarity – a live...

    Protein Transition: Can Science & the Business of Food Solve our...

    The question on many people’s minds is whether current food systems can meet humanity’s future nutritional demands. People can be fed, but whether they can be fed sustainably and maintain a healthy lifestyle depends on a major transformation of the food industry.

    The Culmination of IPCC’s Scientific Trilogy

    On 4 April, the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published the third instalment of its Sixth Assessment Report (AR6).  Whereas the first two working groups examined climate change from the physical science basis and impacts, and adaptation and vulnerability respectively, the contributions of Working Group III are dedicated to the topic of climate change mitigation.

    Looking for Portfolio Risk in the Wilderness

    Stockholm (NordSIP) – In the first of our series of articles on biodiversity and natural capital, we reminded ourselves of the basic concepts involved...

    Biodiversity: the Crisis Hiding in Your Portfolio

    Stockholm (NordSIP) – 2022 is expected to be the year investment in nature finally hits the headlines.  Biodiversity loss is a key priority at...

    Women Investors Welcome More Women Investors

    There is no lack of studies showing that women investors consistently outperform their male counterparts. It is hardly surprising, as, on average, they tend...

    Ukraine War May Lead to an ESG Rethink

    Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has rightly prompted global condemnation and concerted efforts to impose punitive sanctions on the perpetrators.

    IPCC Issues Another Dire Warning

    Stockholm (NordSIP) – On 28 February, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) officially unveiled the second part of the Sixth Assessment Report, Climate Change...

    The Economic Challenges Facing Nuclear Energy

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - Beyond environmental and safety concerns, the main criticism levied against nuclear energy is the need for state intervention at several levels. In...

    EC Unveils New Corporate Sustainability Rules

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - On 23 February, the European Commission officially unveiled its long-awaited initiative on sustainable corporate governance. Abandoning the initial plans for a...

    TPI Helps Investors Navigate

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - The experts at the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) have been working for years to detail the specific decarbonisation pathways of the...

    Gas and Nuclear Approved by EC

    Stockholm (NordSIP) – The highly controversial draft Complementary Climate Delegated Act, enlisting certain nuclear and gas energy activities as part of the EU green...

    Platform Raises Red Flag on Taxonomy Proposal

    The EU Platform on Sustainable Finance, a body of experts advising the European Commission on green finance, published on 24 January their official feedback on the draft Taxonomy proposal circulated by the Commission on the last day of 2021.

    The Scale of Radioactive Waste Management

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - Nuclear proliferation, environmental and public health concerns create a need for the establishment of well-regulated nuclear waste management processes, particularly when...

    Nordic SIFs 2022 Expectations

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - Following our enquiries with the Financial Supervisory Authorities (FSAs) last week, NordSIP reached out to the Nordic Sustainable Investment Forums (SIFs)...

    New Year, New Taxonomy Controversy

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - While most of us were busy popping up champagne, the European Commission chose the last hours of New Year’s Eve 2021...

    The Pros and Cons of Nuclear Power

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - The role of nuclear energy in the energy transition remains mired by controversy. In Europe, the issue remains politically charged and continues...

    Intermittency and the Appeal of Nuclear Energy

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - To boil water, nuclear power plants (NPPs) use fission to split atoms, which releases the energy binding neutrons and protons together...

    The Long and the Short of 2021

    The year started slowly and cautiously, mostly in virtual mode. To get in the mood, we listened to Skagen's 18th New Year conference where...

    EIOPA Plans for the Future

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) officially unveiled earlier this month its three-year plan, which will help integrate sustainable...

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