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CFA Unveils ESG Certificate

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On May 14, the CFA Institute revealed it is launching a new ESG investing at its Annual Conference in London. The...

No More Tobacco at Länsförsäkringar

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On May 10, Swedish insurance company Länsförsäkringar AB has announced the divestment of all holdings in tobacco producers as well as...

Climate Change Inaction to Cost US$1.2 Trillion

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to a comprehensive investors assessment of the potential impact of climate change on investor portfolios convened by the UNEP FI,...

EQT Joins New SDG Impact Initiative

Stockholm (NordSIP) - EQT, the Swedish asset manager announced its involvement in the Sustainable Development Goals Impact initiative by taking a lead at the...

Swedish Municipal Pensions Confronts Gender Inequality

Stockholm (NordSIP) - At a recent meeting with Social Security Minister Annika Strandhäll (pictured, right), Britta Burreau (pictured, left), CEO of KPA Pension raised...

A New Hope for Carbon Capture and Storage

Stockholm (NordSIP) – “CarbFix and Sulfix are an industrial process to capture CO2 and sulfur from emission sources and permanently store them as rock...

Sector Asset Management Becomes PRI Signatory

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Sector Asset Management, a Norwegian independent hedge fund platform, has become a signatory to the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment...

AP1 Appoints Head of Sustainable Value Creation

Swedish pension fund AP1 announces the appointment of Magdalena Håkansson Head of Sustainable Value Creation, a position previously filled by Nadine Viel Lamare who left the job last autumn. She started in her new position on May 2.

New Sustainability Role for East Capital’s Karine Hirn

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Emerging and frontier markets specialist East Capital, an asset manager headquartered in Stockholm has appointed founding partner Karine Hirn (pictured) as...

Aegon Hires New Global Head of ESG

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Aegon Asset Management announced the appointment of Brunno Maradei as Global Head of ESG based in The Hague. In his new...

Value and Engagement in Gender Diversity

Stockholm (NordSIP) - "Time's up for inequality," according to UBS Asset Management's Michael Baldinger, Head of Sustainable and Impact Investing and Valeria Piani, Strategic...

Storebrand Launches Sustainable Solutions in the Netherlands

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Storebrand launched its sustainable investment solutions in the Netherlands with the introduction of three leading strategies, Storebrand Global ESG Plus, Storebrand...

Dutch Pension Develops First SDG Index

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Dutch pension fund for retail workers, Pensioenfonds Detailhandel, announced it had invested € 5.8 billion benchmarked against the first SDG-aligned...

Asset Managers Lead Impact Pack, GIIN Report Shows

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The global impact investing market was worth US$502 billion in AUM at the end of 2018, according to a report by...

IFC Unveils Principles of Impact Investing

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The International Finance Corporation (IFC) unveiled the Operating Principles for Impact Management on Friday, April 12th. The initiative was supported by...

IRRI Survey – Why vote?

As you may know, NordSIP is partnering with Extel Surveys and SRI-CONNECT to deliver a Nordic Cut of the 2019 IRRI Survey on leadership...

UBS Launches New ESG ETF

Stockholm (NordSIP) - UBS Asset Management (UBS AM) announced it would launch the first ETF to integrate sustainability screening into the S&P 500 Index,...

SSF Calls for Mainstreaming Exclusions

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Swiss Sustainable Finance association (SSF) has sent an open letter to index providers calling on them to exclude weapon manufacturers...

S&P Unveils ESG Version of S&P 500 Index

Stockholm (NordSIP) - S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI), unveiled its new S&P 500® ESG Index, on Monday, April 8th, according to a press...

Storebrand Lands in Denmark

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Storebrand announced the Danish launch of its leading sustainable investment solutions with the introduction of five equity funds. Skagen will distribute...
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