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...

SCBC to hit the Road with Green Covered Bond

Stockholm (NordSIP) – This week, SBAB's covered bond subsidiary SCBC mandated Danske Bank, SEB and Swedbank to arrange investor meetings from Monday, January 21...

Refinitiv Aims for Carbon Neutrality

Stockholm (NordSIP) – On January 17, Refinitiv, formerly the Financial and Risk business of Thomson Reuters, committed to three pledges on the environment, diversity...

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...

On Partnerships and Water

  Stockholm (NordSIP) - On August 15, Storebrand Asset Management published a report focused on water-related sustainability issues. In order to do so, Storebrand partnered...

Time to Move for AP1’s Groundbreaking Guardian

Stockholm (NordSIP) – This week is Nadine Viel Lamare’s last one at the Swedish buffer pension fund AP1. After 26 years at the fund,...

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...

Nordic Nuclear not so Risky, Danske Says

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On January 15, Danske Bank Research launched a new ESG report for the Utilities sector in the Nordic region. The report...

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...

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...

DK, Pension Funds Launch SDG Investment Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) - A new investment fund to promote the UN’s 17 global goals worth DKK 4.1 billion has been launched by the government...

Impact in Focus over Lunch in Copenhagen

NordSIP (Copenhagen) – On a dark and wet Thursday in November, NordSIP invited a group of influential Danish institutional investors to listen to four...

Storebrand Chief: A “True Shift” in Sustainability

Stockholm (NordSIP) – “I have never seen a group of funds grow at this rate before,” Storebrand Asset Management CEO Jan Erik Saugestad exclaims....

First ESG-Compliant Index Launched at Nasdaq Stockholm

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On July 9, Nasdaq Nordic launched the OMX Stockholm 30 ESG Responsible Index, an ESG-compliant version of its OMXS30 European index,...
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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...

Sydinvest Launches Morningstar Benchmark ESG Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Sydinvest, the Danish investment association specialising in high-yield bonds and emerging markets, last week launched Sydinvest Morningstar Global Markets Sustainability Leaders,...

Nordea Launches Green Loan Programme

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Nordea has launched a green loan programme, an initiative that means it will provide loans to promote sustainable investments amongst SME’s...

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...

Sweden’s Largest Banks Continue Investments in Blacklisted Companies

Stockholm (NordSIP) – A new report from Amnesty International together with the Fair Finance Guide, Still Irresponsible Investments – a study of Swedish banks’...
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