Stakeholders React to Proposed ESG Amendments to MIFID II

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In the latest step of the process of legislating a sustainable investment infrastructure for the European Union, the European Commission requested...

Negative Impact Correlates with Lower Market Valuation, Study Shows

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Harvard Business School (HBS) along with the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment (GSG) and the Impact Management Project (IMP) are...

Report Highlights Social Dangers of COVID-19

Stockholm (NordSIP) - A team of researchers from the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets (Misum) released a report exploring...

UNEP, PRI and ICMM Endorse Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The co-convenors of the Global Tailings Review (GTR) - the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) and...

New Study Questions UN PRI Contribution to ESG Performance

Stockholm (NordSIP) - A working paper by Professors Soohun Kim and Aaron Yoon has raised concerns over the contribution of UN PRI membership to...

Länsförsäkringar: And the Winners are…

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On April 16, Länsförsäkringar revealed the winners of the competition the Swedish mutual insurance group launched last month to reward the...

Vote for the Year’s Most Sustainable Contribution

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In March this year, Swedish mutual insurance group Länsförsäkringar announced the launch of a competition to reward the mutual fund (among...

Environmental Hopes and Fears for Post-COVID19 World

Stockholm (NordSIP) – As the world grapples with the health, economic and moral implications of the Coronavirus, sustainable investment professionals have been doing their...

AP1 Divests From Fossil Fuels

Stockholm (NordSIP) - AP1 has announced it will divest from fossil fuels to minimise its contribution to climate-related financial risks in the economy, and in...

Largest Asset Managers Continue to Lag Behind

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to the Asset Owners' Disclosure Project's (AODP) latest report on the responsible investment credentials of asset managers, much remains to...

Bezos’ Earth Fund to Issue Grants in the Summer

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to a post on Instagram, Jeff Bezos will launch a US$10 billion fund to finance projects aimed at fighting climate...

A Negative CO2 Portfolio by 2030

Stockholm (NordSIP) - PFA Pension, Denmark’s largest pension fund, announced the introduction of PFA Climate Plus, a sustainable pension product that allows customers to...

New ESG Data Alliance Launched at Davos

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Today, at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Refinitiv announced the launch of the Future of Sustainable Data Alliance (The...

Siemens Stuck with Adani Coal Mine

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In a lukewarm statement, Joe Kaeser CEO of Siemens, announced that the board had decided the company would continue to participate...

Australian Bush Fires: Causes and Costs

Stockholm (NordSIP) - As the summer bush fires continue to ravage Australia, claiming the life of billions of animals and 23 people, the public...

Most Airlines Not Aligned with Paris Agreement

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Transition Pathways Initiative (TPI) published its latest assessment of the transport sector. The report surveyed 57 companies in automobile manufacturing, airlines...

EU Announces Ambitious Green Initiatives

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In his keynote address at the UNEP Sustainable Finance Initiative Roundtable, the European Commission's Vice President and Commissioner for Financial services...

New Winners and Losers Among Swedish Pensions

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The 2019 report on the sustainability work of Swedish pension companies from Söderberg & Partners is out. This year's edition focuses...

Climate: Pressure Increases on US AMs

Stockholm (NordSIP) - ShareAction published a new report analysing the climate change voting record of asset managers at companies' AGMs. According to the report,...

Partnership is the New Leadership

Stockholm (NordSIP) - UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, announced the creation of the Global Investors for Sustainable Development (GISD) in the middle of October. The...
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