Green Bond ETF Lands in Stockholm

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On January 15, ETF specialist Lyxor International Asset Management listed its first ETF at Nasdaq Stockholm. The €54 million ETF, Lyxor...

AP4 Cans Nuclear Weapons and Oil Sands

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In yet another new year resolution, Swedish state pension fund AP4 decided to add nuclear wespons and oil sands companies on...

Climate Advocates Challenge BlackRock’s Fink

Campaigners wrote an open letter to the CEO arguing BlackRock should take a clearer position on climate change more forcefully than it may be...

Is ESG a Self-fulfilling Prophecy?

New research from Amundi suggests that ESG considerations have started to improve portfolio performance, but caveats remain. Stockholm (NordSIP) - As ESG considerations continue to...

Brummer Says No to Nuclear Weapons and Thermal Coal

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Stockholm-based hedge fund manager Brummer & Partners AB, whose flagship multi-strategy fund, Brummer Multi-Strategy (BMS), invests in nine independent hedge funds...

KLP Invests in new Solar Energy Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Renewable energy-focused private equity manager NextEnergy Capital recently announced the first close of its new fund NextPower III International Solar Fund,...

Fitch Ratings Introduces ESG Scores

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On January 7, global rating agency Fitch Ratings launched a new integrated scoring system which highlights how ESG factors impact individual...

Sustainalytics Takes Over GES

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Just as the new year started, on January 2, ESG-data and research firm Sustainalytics signed a deal to buy the Stockholm-headquartered...

No Ganja for AP fund’s Ethical Council

Stockholm (NordSIP) - While Canada decided to legalise the private consumption of Marijuana, the Ethical Council who advises the Swedish state pension funds (AP...

Nasdaq Launches Nordic ESG Data Portal

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Nasdaq Nordic launched the Nasdaq ESG Data Portal in Copenhagen Monday (December 17), a tool designed to show how listed companies...

DK Pension Fund Divests from Saudi Arabia; Others Lag

Stockholm (NordSIP) – MP Pension, Denmark’s pension fund for academics employed in the public sector, has published a list of additional countries it will...
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ALDC Partnership Unveils Innorbis

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On December 17 at Norrskens house in Stockholm, Angelica Lips Da Cruz, CEO and founder of ALDC Partnership, hosted a pre-launch...

Man Group Steps Up Responsible Investment Efforts

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Global active investment management Man Group last week both announced a Man Group RI Framework, a formalised structure quantifying the degree...

UPM, United Bankers Funds Sign Forest Contract, Partnership

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Finnish forestry industry company UPM and United Bankers funds have reached an agreement on a forest estate transaction and long-term partnership...

Report: Climate Adaptation Gap Expanding

Stockholm (NordSIP) – A new report from the Danish UNEP-DTU Partnership, a collaboration between the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), the Foreign...

“Nordic Pavilion” at COP24

Stockholm (NordSIP) – For several years, the Nordic countries have arranged common activities at the COP climate negotiations under the auspices of...

First Danish Fund Receives Nordic Swan Ecolabel

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Nykredit Invest Bæredygtige Aktier (NI Sustainable Shares) has become the first Danish investment fund to receive the Nordic Swan Ecolabel green...

PensionDanmark, AP4 Take Home IPE Awards

Stockholm (NordSIP) – PensionDanmark has been awarded the Investment & Pensions Europe prize for “European Pension Fund of the Year” for the second...

BlueOrchard launches UCITS Impact Bond Fund

The following is a press release from BlueOrchard: BlueOrchard launches UCITS Impact Bond Fund to address UN Sustainable Development Goals in emerging markets Zurich, 10 December...

BlueOrchard Acquires Stake in “Gold Standard” SustainCERT

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Global impact investment manager BlueOrchard Finance Ltd has acquired a minority stake in SustainCERT, a social enterprise committed to mainstreaming credible...
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