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How Central Banks Should Tackle Climate Risks

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Central banks remain laggards in the fight against climate change, according to a report by Lija Strašuna and Anna Breman, Economist...

Norway Confronts Oil Risk

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Norwegian government recommended that Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) exclude oil exploration and production companies from its portfolio. The proposal...

Schroders Takes a Stake in Impact Investing

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In line with its commitment to ESG and sustainable investing, Schroders has announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Zurich-based...

The Missing Middle: DK Pension Companies and Human Rights

Stockholm (NordSIP) – A report from Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke, a Danish human rights organisation, is taking Danish pension funds to task for being involved with...

Aegon Hires New Global Head of ESG

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Aegon Asset Management announced the appointment of Brunno Maradei as Global Head of ESG based in The Hague. In his new...

Expanding Impact Through Fintech

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On August 30, Swiss-based impact boutique manager responsAbility announced the expansion of its fintech portfolio in Asia. One of the firm's...

Analytical Ingredients for a Sustainability Budget

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On May 16, NordSIP attended “European ESG Media Conference”, an event arranged by Schroders to present its sustainable research and investment...

Criticism of DK Climate Effort Amplifies

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Denmark is being criticised for being “unambitious” and “absent from the climate debate” despite the government consistently labelling itself as being...

MSCI Launches ESG Screened Indexes Suite

Stockholm (NordSIP) – MSCI, the leading provider of indexes, portfolio construction and risk management services for global investors, has launched MSCI ESG Screened Indexes,...

Asset Managers Lead Impact Pack, GIIN Report Shows

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The global impact investing market was worth US$502 billion in AUM at the end of 2018, according to a report by...

Amazon Fund Dissolved Amid Brazil-Norway Dispute

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Norwegian Ministry of Climate and Environment announced that the Brazilian government “has dissolved by decree the Amazon Fund Guidance Committee...

New Banking Service to Track Individual Carbon Footprint

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Doconomy, a new startup founded by sustainable investment alumni from SPP and Ålandsbanken, is preparing to launch ‘DO’, a banking service...

Skandia Tops Söderberg’s List

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Söderberg & Partners, a Stockholm-based financial adviser, published a report analysing the performance of sustainable funds in July. The report includes...

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...

New Factor Fund to Offer Fossil-Free Solutions

Stockholm (NordSIP) – SPP Fonder has launched a “fossil-free Factor fund” following the explosion of interest in both Factor investment funds and fossil-free funds...

DK Legislators Primed for Wider Climate Fight

Stockholm (NordSIP) – A leaked document to the Danish daily Politiken this week revealed a number of green proposals from various parties and ministries...

Deforestation Major Threat, Study Shows

Stockholm (NordSIP) - A report, published in the magazine Nature on February 18, argues that the goals of the Paris Agreement are unlikely to...

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...

AP Funds Demand Mining Disclosures

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On Friday, April 5, the Church of England Pensions Board and the Swedish Council on Ethics for the AP Funds, supported...

Investment in Climate Adaptation Could Yield Trillions in Benefits

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Global Commission on Adaptation published a report putting forward a bold vision for the transformation of key systems to improve...
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