Danske Bank adds Fidelity Water & Waste Strategy

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Although two-thirds of our planet is covered in water, the themes of water and water treatment often takes a back seat...

Latest Taxonomy Draft – A Greenwashing Tool?

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Following the leak of the latest draft of the European Commission's Delegated Act (DA) for EU's Taxonomy of sustainable economic activities,...

UNCTAD Warns Against Greenwashing

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Over the last six years, ESG investing has gone mainstream. Following the signing of the Paris agreement, the flow of capital...

UNICEF Unveils Tool For Integrating Children’s Rights in ESG Assessments

Stockholm (NordSIP) - As the promise of the world of tomorrow, children are key stakeholders of the future. Investments cannot be sustainable if they...

Supervisory Authorities’ Early Approaches to SFDR

Stockholm (NordSIP) - With the EU's new sustainable finance regulations come into effect, their implications begin to reverberate across the financial system, as both...

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...

Robeco Bans Thermal Coal, Oil Sands and Artic Drilling

Stockholm (NordSIP) - As the effort to stem the tide of climate change proceeds ahead, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more asset managers...

Early Nordic Experiences with SFDR

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Following almost three years of preparation, the EU Sustainable Finance Disclosures Regulation (SFDR) (EU Regulation 2019/2088) finally came into effect this...

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...

Oxford University Partners with BlackRock to Launch Green Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Oxford University Endownment Management (OUem), a subsidiary of the university, has partnered with BlackRock to launch a new fossil-fuel screened index...

M&G Launches ‘Catalyst’ to Manage New Mandate

Stockholm (NordSIP) - As institutional investors continue to shift increasing parts of their portfolios to sustainable assets, the tendency is to integrate this investment...

Are Nordic Banks Facilitating a ‘CO2 Emissions Factory’ in Australia?

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to a recent report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA), a range of Nordic investors might...

Swedbank Robur Launches Global Impact Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Swedbank Robur launches Global Impact, an equity fund focused on companies that contribute to meeting the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals...

UBS AM Unveils First SFDR Art 9 ETF

Stockholm (NordSIP) - With the entry into effect of the Sustainable Finance Disclosures Regulation (SFDR) at the start of March, funds and regulators have...

Franklin Templeton Social Infrastructure Fund Continues to Expand

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Franklin Templeton announced its diversified Franklin Templeton Social Infrastructure Fund (FTSIF) 2, managed by Franklin Real Asset Advisors (FRAA), has acquired...

CFA Society Sweden to Market Certificate in ESG Investing

Stockholm (NordSIP) - As interest in sustainable investments continues to grow, educational efforts to bring finance professionals up to speed are a crucial part...

Large Brands to Shoulder Cost of Eco-Friendly Packaging

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to a report by S&P Global Ratings, the cost of more eco-friendly packaging - a demand of the anti-plastic movement...

H2GS Announces “Giga-Scale” Green Steel Plant

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The steel industry has been the source of much soul-searching in Sweden, a country that prides itself both for the quality...

SASB’s New ESG Integration Guide for Private Equity

Stockholm (NordSIP) -  The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) has published a new report, explains how investors can use SASB Standards to build an...

Global Child Forum Warns Against South East Asia’s Laggards

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The COVID-19 pandemic's effect are so widespread it is difficult to keep track of every way in which it has disrupted...
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