DK Lands 2030 Energy Agreement

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The Danish government has entered into an agreement with all of the opposition parties in parliament to expand its efforts towards...

Bezos’ Earth Fund to Issue Grants in the Summer

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to a post on Instagram, Jeff Bezos will launch a US$10 billion fund to finance projects aimed at fighting climate...

Nasdaq Updates ESG Reporting Guide

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Nasdaq launched a new global ESG reporting guide for public and private companies. The new document updates Nasdaq's original 2017 ESG...

DK Energy Company Posts Strong Returns on Sustainable Bets

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Following a realignment of its investment portfolio and a range of sustainable investments, Danish energy company SEAS-NVE had a turnover of...

Fondmarknaden Introduces Sustainability Filter

NordSIP (Stockholm) - Fondmarknaden, Sweden's largest fund trading site, operated by FondAB, a wholly owned subsidiary of MFEX Mutual Funds Exchange AB, announced it...

No More Tobacco at Denmark’s AP Pension

Stockholm (NordSIP) - “Tobacco farming can have short-term, positive economic effects for both investors and tobacco growers and their families, but the long-term negative social,...

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...

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.

Scientists Endorse Six Changes to Tackle Climate Change

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Thousands of scientists have endorsed a renewed call to warn the public about the emergency of addressing climate change in an...

A postcard from Almedalen

Maria Mähl (pictured right), Director, Sustainable Investing at Arabesque Asset Management is a Swede expatriated in New York, where she works by the side...

COVID-19 Not Stopping Climate Change

Stockholm (NordSIP) - As the COVID-19 pandemic unravelled, one of the few positive outcomes observers hoped for was that it would decrease carbon emissions...

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...

Ilmarinen Invests in Emerging Market ESG ETF

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On February 12th, BlackRock announced that Ilmarinen, Finland’s largest pension insurance company, had invested US$600 million in the iShares ESG MSCI...

UBS Launches Global Corporate Bond ESG ETF

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On the heels of last year’s the successful launch of the Global Government ESG ETF, and in response to regulatory and...

CEIF: Int’l Org’s Voice Support for Green Energy Initiative

Stockholm (NordSIP) – A joint communiqué to support Denmark’s new global initiative for investment in green energy was issued by a number of international...

Climate: Pressure Increases on US AMs

Stockholm (NordSIP) - ShareAction published a new report analysing the climate change voting record of asset managers at companies' AGMs. According to the report,...

Partnership is the New Leadership

Stockholm (NordSIP) - UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, announced the creation of the Global Investors for Sustainable Development (GISD) in the middle of October. The...

Climate Change: the Leading Risk of 2020?

Stockholm (NordSIP) - For the first time since the World Economic Forum (WEF) started conducting its Global Risks Perception Survey in 15 years ago,...

KLP Swan-Labelled Fund Sets Sail

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Norwegian life insurance company KLP (Kommunal Landspensjonskasse) has launched its first swan-labelled investment fund, the KLP AksjeGlobal Mer Samfunnsansvar to...

Solactive Unveils ISS ESG Prime Index Series

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Solactive, announced the launch of the Solactive ISS ESG Prime Index Series. The index series tracks various regional segments of the...
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