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SSGA Launches SPDR STOXX Europe 600 ESG Screened UCITS ETF

Stockholm (NordSIP) - State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) launched a new sustainability-themed ETF. The SPDR STOXX Europe 600 ESG Screened UCITS ETF invests in...

How Länsförsäkringar Measures Carbon Footprint

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Swedish mutual insurance giant Länsförsäkringar (LF) has recently published a comprehensive evaluation of its carbon footprint, as well as the results...

AM List Rewards two Swedes but Casts Shadow on Laggards

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According H&K Responsible Investment Brand Index 2019, two Swedish asset managers rank within the top ten responsible investment brands in the...

Beslik Joins 176 Years of History

Stockholm (NordSIP) - “The world needs ground-breaking sustainable finance solutions, and we need that now,” Sasja Beslik (pictured right) states.  After having spent a...

Nobel Foundation Carbon Footprints Equity Portfolio

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Nobel Foundation partnered with Impact-Cuber to conduct an analysis of the carbon footprint of the ten externally managed strategies in...

Kaskal Joins Worthwhile Capital Partners

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Just a week after the AP3 broke the news that Pablo Bernengo would take over the reins from acting CIO Kerim...

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...

Integrating Impact: AP3’s and the Swedish Church’s Contrasting Views

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Defining impact and exploring the possibilities to generate positive impact through listed equities remains a challenge for most investors. Hence when...

Tackling the UN SDGs’ Measurement Problems

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Research by Angelica Lipps da Cruz, William P. Fischer, Leslie Pendrill and Aslak Felin argues that metrology and interoperability are crucial...

Beslik Moves On

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Sasja Beslik is leaving Nordea, according to reports in the Swedish press. The outgoing Head of Group Sustainable Finance is parting...

Alecta Receives First ESG4Real Certification

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Alecta announced today that it was the first organisation in the world to be awarded an ESG4Real certification. ESG4Real is Alecta's...

NBIM Frowns Upon PRI’s Sneaky Move

Stockholm (NordSIP) - At the beginning of October, Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), criticised the PRI for effectively sneaking in a seventh principle through...

Danish Pensions Commit €46 billion to Green Transition

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Insurance & Pension Denmark (IPD) and the Danish government announced plans for the pension industry to invest another €46 billion (US$...

AP1 Fires CEO Johan Magnusson

UPDATED Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Board of Directors of AP1, Sweden’s First National Pension Fund, has announced its decision to dismiss Johan Magnusson from his...

Sustainable Fund to Track New Polish WIG-ESG Index

Stockholm (NordSIP) - NN Investment Partners will launch a new ESG index fund investing in Polish blue-chip stocks included in the WIG-ESG index. The...

UBS Unveils First Euro Stoxx 50 ESG ETF

Stockholm (NordSIP) - UBS Asset Management launched a new ETF based on the Euro STOXX 50 ETF. With Euro 31.3bn ETF assets tracking it...

Can Exclusions Fit the Climate Transition?

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Länsförsäkringar announced it would blacklist companies whose turnover from oil sands and coal-related activities exceeds more than 5%. In a move...

Questioning the Status Quo

Stockholm (NordSIP) – On September 17, Nordea held its third annual Nordic Sustainable Finance Conference. This edition focused on opportunities and on providing practical...

Asset Owners Fund Real Estate Decarbonisation Pathways Initiative

Stockholm (NordSIP) -The Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) and the Institute for Real Estate Economics (IIÖ) in Austria launched the Real Estate Decarbonisation...

Nasdaq’s European ESG Future Surpasses One Million Contracts

Stockholm (NordSIP) – On October 10, Nasdaq announced that trading of the future based on the OMXS30 ESG Index has reached one million contracts...
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