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BMO To Divest All Fossil Fuel Holdings

Stockholm (NordSIP) - BMO Global Asset Management, the global investment manager with US$230 billion in AUM, announced Monday that all the funds within its...

DK Mutual Fund Simplifies Responsible Investments

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Coop Opsparing , a subsidiary of the Coop amba retail chain, is the latest mutual fund to be launched in Denmark...

Danish Managers Primed For ESG-Screened ETFs

Stockholm (NordSIP) – An increasing number of Danish asset managers are honouring the demand for sustainable investment products by developing digital investment solutions on...

AP7 Moves to Implement Green Mandates

Stockholm (NordSIP) – AP7, the largest pension fund in Sweden, is transferring €290 million from stocks deemed to be in violation of the Paris...

Norway SWF Invests in Banks Tied to War Crimes, Report Suggests

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The Norwegian Sovereign Wealth oil Fund has been investing in Israeli banks that finance war crimes, according to a new report...

First Bond Fund to Receive Swan Label in Sweden

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On September 26, Pareto Asset Management obtained the Swan Ecolabel for its Global Corporate Bond fund. To qualify for the Swan...

CFA Unveils ESG Certificate

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On May 14, the CFA Institute revealed it is launching a new ESG investing at its Annual Conference in London. The...

Strong Start for Swedish Green Bond Year

NordSIP (Stockholm) – On January 23, SBCB, Klövern AB and Vasakronan issued green bonds worth SEK 6 billion, SEK 1 billion, SEK 500 million...

IFC Unveils Principles of Impact Investing

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The International Finance Corporation (IFC) unveiled the Operating Principles for Impact Management on Friday, April 12th. The initiative was supported by...

Advisory Board Named for Stockholm Sustainable Finance Center

Stockholm (NordSIP) – A new advisory board for the Stockholm Sustainable Finance Center (SSFC) was appointed today (September 20). Its members include managers from...

Captor’s Offers new Green Bond Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) – On July 2, the Swedish-based asset manager Captor launched Captor Dahlia Green Bond, an actively managed fixed income fund with a...

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...

Google, Apple, FB Threaten DK Emissions Reductions

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The proposal presented by the Danish government in April to meet Paris Agreement CO2 emission reduction targets is being threatened by...

Folksam Sole Investor in $350m World Bank SDG Bond

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Folksam Group, Sweden’s leading insurance and investment management company, is the sole investor in a World Bank-issued $350 million 7-year...

DK Pension Funds Increase up to x5 in Green Investments

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Danish pension companies are investing up to five times more in renewable sources than prior to the five year period leading...

And the CFA Society Sweden ESG Award Goes to…

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Today, like every year around this time, the CFA Society Sweden attributes the CFA Sweden ESG Award to reward an individual,...

Doubts Emerge on Funds’ Sustainability Claims

Stockholm (NordSIP) – A forthcoming report from sustainable hedge fund manager Auriel Investors is suggesting that many European sustainability funds are not as sustainable...

Bolund: AP Investments in Pipeline Companies “Unacceptable”

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Sweden Finance Minister Per Bolund has hit out at controversial investments worth billions of kronor in U.S. pipeline companies by state...

AP1 Joins Exclusions Bandwagon

NordSIP (Stockholm) - Following the example of the Swedish state pension fund AP4, the sister fund AP1 decided to add nuclear weapons, tobacco as...

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.
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