NEFCO, Sweden Launch €10 million Ukraine Heating Fund

Stockhom (NordSIP) – A €10 million funding program to support the development of long-term sustainable district heating systems in Ukraine is being launched by...

Sweden Election: A Setback on Climate Politics?

Stockholm (NordSIP) – With one threat partly defused but another potentially looming, Sweden’s general election Sunday (September 9) left the country deadlocked between the...

Do the Nordics Lack Diversity?

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On September 6, Thomson Reuters announced the ranking of the top 100 most diverse & inclusive organisations globally for 2018, according...

Norway SWF Sets Ocean, Sustainability Expectations

Stockholm (NordSIP) Norway’s Sovereign Wealth Fund wants the companies it invests in to follow increasingly rigorous regulation on sustainability and particularly ocean plastic pollution,...

Bluewater Invests in Discontinuation of Bottled Water

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Sweden-based water-treatment company Bluewater announced last week that it has made a strategic minority investment in TAPP Water, a Spanish company...

Denmark’s Green Billion

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The government of Denmark has proposed an allocation of DKK250 million annually over the next four years to climate challenges in...

Expanding Impact Through Fintech

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On August 30, Swiss-based impact boutique manager responsAbility announced the expansion of its fintech portfolio in Asia. One of the firm's...

Nordics Present Muted Response to EC Proposal

Stockholm (NordSIP) - August 23 was the deadline to publish comments on the acts adopted on May 24 by the European Commissions, in the...

On Partnerships and Water

  Stockholm (NordSIP) - On August 15, Storebrand Asset Management published a report focused on water-related sustainability issues. In order to do so, Storebrand partnered...

US SIF Publishes Comprehensive Roadmap

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On August 15, the US Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment (US SIF) published a new report entitled: "Moving Forward with...

AP3 Announces Passing of CIO Mårten Lindeborg

Stockholm (NordSIP) - We were saddened to read yesterday on Swedish state pension AP3's website the announcement that the fund's CIO and deputy CEO...

Pacific Hedge Fund Adds Green World Strategy

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Pacific Multi Asset, the Swedish multi-strategy hedge fund managed by Eric Strand, has made changes to its investment approach adding a new...

BlackRock Introduces ESG Emerging Market Debt Suite

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Global asset manager BlackRock announces the launch of a series of UCITS Emerging Market Debt funds that integrate ESG factors, which...

China’s Balancing Act: Consuming More While Cleaning Up The Environment

The following is a media advisory from Jupiter AM: Following a trip to China and Korea to visit Energy & Petrochemical companies, Colin Croft, Fund...

DK Pension Funds Increase up to x5 in Green Investments

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Danish pension companies are investing up to five times more in renewable sources than prior to the five year period leading...

Norfund, IFU in Somali SME Investment

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Norfund, the Development Finance Institution of Norway, has established a $10 million fund to support small business in Somalia together with...

Apple Launches China Clean Energy Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Apple has launched a new clean energy fund in China as part of its commitment to address climate change and increase...

DK Legislators Primed for Wider Climate Fight

Stockholm (NordSIP) – A leaked document to the Danish daily Politiken this week revealed a number of green proposals from various parties and ministries...

DK Pension Fund Suspends Danske Investments

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The money laundering scandal engulfing Danske Bank has caused MP Pension to suspend all investments in the bank until further notice. Danske...

First ESG-Compliant Index Launched at Nasdaq Stockholm

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On July 9, Nasdaq Nordic launched the OMX Stockholm 30 ESG Responsible Index, an ESG-compliant version of its OMXS30 European index,...

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