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.

SustainEx Wins Impact Reporting Award

Stockholm (NordSIP) - At this year’s Environmental Finance Impact Awards, on September 14, Schroders was ranked as the top asset manager in impact measurement/impact...

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...

TEG Final Report Sets Tight Timeline for EU Green Disclosures

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On March 9th, the European Commission published the final recommendations of the Technical Expert Group on the EU Taxonomy. The report...

IPCC: Land Degradation Threatens Food Security

Stockholm (NordSIP) - "Keeping global warming to well below 2ºC can be achieved only by reducing greenhouse gas emissions from all sectors including land...

July Sets New Record for Global ESG Fund Inflows

Stockholm (NordSIP) - As the Coronavirus spread around the globe at the start of 2020, it quickly became clear that the response to the...

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...

ESG Screened S&P 500 now Available in UCITS ETF

Stockholm (NordSIP) - State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) launched a new ETF that screens the S&P 500 for ESG exclusions, as an alternative way...

AP1’s Head of Equities Agrees to Leave

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On Friday, December 6th, Olof Jonasson, head of equities at AP1, was let go shortly after the Swedish state pension found...

Blackstone, Oprah, Jay Z and Natalie Portman Invest in Oatly

Stockholm (NordSIP) - During its latest funding round, plant-based food company Oatly attracted US$200 million in investments, including funds from a range of celebrity...

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...

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...

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...

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...

UBS Launches Eurozone, China and Emerging Market ESG ETFs

Stockholm (NordSIP) - UBS Asset Management has launched three new ESG ETFs to meet the growing demand from sustainable investors. UBS, in partnership with...

EU Parliament and Commission Agree on EU Taxonomy

Stockholm (NordSIP) - At the end of the first week of December, the European Commission and the European Parliament reached a compromise on the...

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...

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,...

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...

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,...
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