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    EU Taxonomy, the First Act

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - On 9 December, the first part of the EU Taxonomy Climate delegated act was passed after the EU Council’s extended scrutiny...

    Another Delay for SFDR Level 2

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - Those waiting for more details and increased regulatory clarity regarding the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) will have to curb their...

    COP26 – Failures & Small Successes

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - As the COP26 ended last Saturday, no one was under any illusion as to the achievements of the 26th conference of...

    COP26 Hopes – Mobilising Capital & Net-Zero Targets

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - Since the Summer, investors have been preparing for the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) due to be held in...

    COP26 Hopes – Harmonising Disclosures & International Cooperation

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - Two days ahead of the start of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), NordSIP reached out to asset managers and...

    Howchin Leaves Amidst Council on Ethics Restructuring

    In a press release, the first, second, third and fourth AP funds announced on October 15 that they have decided to conduct a strategic review of the Council on Ethics. Meanwhile, John Howchin, at the helm of the Council as Secretary-General for almost 12 years, announced his departure.

    Nobel-Winning Work on Climate Change

    Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced today their decision to award the Nobel Prize in Physics 2021 jointly to three...

    Is There an ESG Bubble?

    ESG assets might have grown anywhere between US$2 trillion and US$35 trillion between 2016 and 2020

    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...

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