SDI Asset Owner Platform Selects Exclusive Data Provider

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Sustainable Development Investments Asset Owner Platform (SDI AOP) selected Qontigo as the exclusive distributor for SDI data following the launch...

Climate Change Doesn’t Keep Taleb Awake at Night

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Sustainability was very prominent on Skagen’s New Year Conference’s agenda this year, covered from several angles, and featured in almost every...

Mobius Praises ‘Benevolent Dictators’

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In a nod to asset owners' rising interests, sustainability concerns featured prominently in Skagen's 18th New Year Conference, with Tim Warrington,...

Danish Pensions Focus on Tax Transparency

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Four pension funds run by Sampension - Sampension Liv, Arkitekternes Pensionskasse, Pensionskassen for Jordbrugsakademikere & Dyrlæger and ISP Pension - united...

Anthropocene-fit Investing

Stockholm (NordSIP) - While many of the participants in SKAGEN's New Year Conference discussed sustainability or ESG as one of many topics relevant to...

AMs Launch Natural Capital Investment Alliance

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On the margins of the One Planet Summit, HSBC Pollination Climate Asset Management, Lombard Odier, and Mirova launched the Sustainable Markets...

MSCI Opens ESG Ratings to the Public

Stockholm (NordSIP) – MSCI ESG Research, a major player in the sustainable data field, announced its ESG ratings would become freely available to the...

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...

Mapping Nordic Impact Fintechs

Stockholm (NordSIP) - At last week's (online) Copenhagen Fintech Week conference, Implement Consulting Group released a new report titled “Deciphering the Nordic Impact Map”....

Polhem Infra Hires New CEO

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Polhem Infra announced that Mikael Lundin will take over as CEO on October 1, 2019, at which point he will replace...

The 2020 ESG ETF Surge

Stockholm - According to data from TrackInsight, the global ETF market finished 2020 at a record high of US$7.6 trillion in assets under management (AUM),...

Enel’s SDG Bond: Looking for Additionality

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Italian energy giant Enel issued a €2.5 billion multi-tranche bond linked to the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development...

Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance Members Commit to Carbon-Neutrality by 2050

Stockholm (NordSIP) - An alliance of the world’s largest pension funds and insurers representing US$ 2.4 trillion in AUM has committed to carbon-neutral investment...

Alecta Channels Millions to Sustainable Infrastructure

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Alecta, a Swedish pension provider with approximately €90 billion assets under management (AUM), announced it has invested as much as €620...

Mirova Launches Women Leaders Equity Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Mirova, an investment boutique affiliated with Natixis Investment Managers,  has launched a thematic equity fund focusing on promoting gender equality and...

AP7 Highlights Corporate Climate Lobbying Hypocrisy

Stockholm (NordSIP) - At the start of December, the default Swedish public pension fund AP7 published its report on Corporate Climate Lobbying for 2017-2019....

Storebrand Lands in East Sussex

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Storebrand announced it has been mandated to its first major UK pension fund following a £400 million investment by the East...

Rockefeller Foundation Abandons Fossil Fuels

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Rockefeller Foundation announced it would blacklist fossil fuel investments from its US$5 billion endowment. The new policy was adopted by Foundation’s...

PRI Survey Highlights Hurdles of Passive ESG

Stockholm (NordSIP) - As low costs and performance continue to increase the popularity of passive investments, ESG integrated versions of passive funds have also...

First Green Equities: Done!

Stockholm (NordSIP) - K2A announced the launch of its Green Equity Framework, the first such framework in the world. The framework will guarantee the...
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