Rising ESG Scores Signal Growth Opportunities

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Templeton Global Macro (TGM), one of the investment teams of Franklin Templeton Investments, published its latest Global Macro Shifts report. The...

New Gender Diversity and SDG Funds at Nordea

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Nordea announced a push into ESG during the first week of March. The asset management arm will partner with Jan Ståhlberg’s...

Norway Confronts Oil Risk

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Norwegian government recommended that Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) exclude oil exploration and production companies from its portfolio. The proposal...

And the CFA Society Sweden ESG Award Goes to…

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Today, like every year around this time, the CFA Society Sweden attributes the CFA Sweden ESG Award to reward an individual,...

BlackRock Launches Six New Decarbonised ETFs

Stockholm (NordSIP) – BlackRock launched six new sustainable equity ETFs and started providing access to ESG data reporting across its entire iShares range, according...

Climate Risk: Learning From Insurers

Stockholm (NordSIP) – ClimateWise, a global insurance network, published a new report discussing how investors and lenders can incorporate the impact of climate change...

Summa Equity Closes Second SDG Fund at SEK 6.5 billion

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Summa Equity, a private equity manager based in Stockholm and Oslo, announced the closing of its second fund at SEK 6.5...

New Fund Targets Global SDG Impact

Stockholm (NordSIP) – BMO Global Asset Management announced on Monday, March 4, the launch of the BMO SDG Engagement Global Equity Fund, focusing on...

SRD II to Boost ESG

Stockholm (NordSIP) – With the implementation of the amended Shareholders Right Directive (SRD II) due in June, NordSIP is looking forward to the enhanced...

Challenging Global Index Giants with ESG Precision

Stockholm (NordSIP) – While the world of ESG-index strategy providers might be dominated by giants such as MSCI, FTSE Russel or S&P Dow Jones...

Green Lights for Most Sustainable Pension Insurances

Stockholm (NordSIP) – According to a report published by Söderberg & Partners, one of Sweden's leading financial advisors and brokers of insurance and financial...

Increasing Concerns Over Governance Standards Disparity

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) is increasingly concerned about governance standards in its companies, as highlighted by its voting records published this...

CFA Institute Updates ESG Policy

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The CFA Institute updated its Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) policy statement to address the growing global focus on ESG issues...

Will AP1 Exclude Vale?

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On Wednesday, February 20, the Council on Ethics of the Swedish National Pension Funds (AP Funds) recommended the exclusion of Vale S.A...

Deforestation Major Threat, Study Shows

Stockholm (NordSIP) - A report, published in the magazine Nature on February 18, argues that the goals of the Paris Agreement are unlikely to...

Aluminium in the Spotlight

Stockholm (NordSIP) – According to a report published by the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI), the world’s 12 top aluminium producers are better, on average,...

New ESG Tool for Private Equity and Venture Capital

Stockholm (NordSIP) - IHS Markit, the market intelligence, analytics, and data firm, announced the launch of a new ESG data collection and reporting solution...

New Bills Programme to Tackle Poverty

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Following its first foray into medium- and long-term bond markets in 2018, the International Development Association (IDA) is now preparing to...

AP1 Takes Home ESG Award

Stockholm (NordSIP) – On Friday, February 8, Sweden’s first AP fund (AP1) was awarded the best ESG programme award at the Institutional Investors Europe...

Hermes Generate Social Impact Through Active Collaborations

Stockholm (NordSIP) – While the sustainable investment industry is increasingly adopting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to guide their impact-seeking investment efforts, Will Pomroy,...
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