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    Bank of Finland Adopts Net-Zero Target

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - On the heels of several private institutions and governments, the Bank of Finland announced it had adopted a climate goal of...

    European Commission Publishes Green Bond Framework

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - On Tuesday, September 7th, the European Commission announced the adoption of its independently evaluated Green Bond framework. The EU intends to...

    Report Identifies 8 Channels for ESG Risks in Banks

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - Understanding the nature of the ESG risks, how it affects the real economy, the role of the banking sector and how...

    ESG Integration Adoption Increases Expected Returns

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - The wide range of initiatives, international agreements and industry efforts in support of the ESG agenda has proven fertile ground for...

    ESG Risks in Unexpected Strategies

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - A recent report from Morningstar about ESG risks has been making waves for the unexpected places it has found sustainability concerns....

    AR6: Code Red for Humanity

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - On Monday morning, August the 9th, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) finally unveiled the first part of its highly anticipated...

    From Scandinavia to Asia and Back

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - Since the beginning of the summer, global asset managers seem to be taking steps to use Singapore as their centre for...

    Earth Overshoot Day Earlier Than in 2020

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - Despite the increased focus on sustainable investments and climate change, in particular, global efforts to effectively transition to a circular economy...

    Coal Remains a Hurdle for G20

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - Despite their best efforts, G20 ministers were unable to reach an agreement on concrete steps to decarbonise the global economy at...

    China Launches World’s Largest Carbon Emissions Market

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - China’s decarbonization efforts marked another important milestone last Friday, July 16th, as the country finally launched its highly anticipated national carbon...

    European Commission Presents ‘Fit for 55’ Emissions Package

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - On Wednesday, July 14th, following the agreement by the Council of the EU and the European Parliament to adopt a 2050...

    EU Sustainable Finance Strategy, Renewed

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - While most Europeans are slowly succumbing to the summer doldrums, the work of EU’s sustainability legislators seems only to have intensified...

    Council Adopts 2050 Climate-Neutral Target Position

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - On June 29th, the Council of the European Union adopted the European climate law, including the goal of a climate-neutral EU...

    The Taxonomy: a Tesla in the Making

    It has been a busy and sweaty week up here in the Nordics. Temperatures are running high outside as well as in the dark...

    Nordic Investors Focus on Myanmar HR Violations

    Stockholm (NordSIP) -  77 Asset managers representing over €3 trillion euros in capital issued a joint statement calling on companies to mitigate risks of...

    ICMA Updates Green & Social Bond Principles

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - The International Capital Markets Association (ICMA) published the 2021 edition of its Green and Social Bond Principles (GBP), a voluntary framework...

    CO2, a One-Way Bet?

    Across the globe, governments are setting more and more ambitious targets for carbon reduction. The European Union is aiming to be carbon neutral by...

    Biden Stops Arctic Drilling

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Biden Administration has announced it will suspend oil and gas leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, pending an environmental...

    Court Rules Shell Needs to Reduce Emissions

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - In a groundbreaking decision on May 26, 2021, the District Court in The Hague ruled against Royal Dutch Shell in the...

    Majority of Swedish Funds Light Green

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - It has been a couple of months since the EU’s Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) came into force on March 10th....

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