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...

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...

Solar Energy Investment Peaks, Questions Remain

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Investments in solar energy amounted to $160 million in 2017, according to the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). The figure represents an...

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...

Global Commission on Adaptation Launched to Scale Climate Solutions

Stockholm (NordSIP) – A new Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA) to “catalyse a new global movement to bring scale and speed to climate adaptation...

EIB in €40m Finland Chemicals R&D Investment

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The European Investment Bank (EIB) last week signed a €40 million loan with Kemira Oyj, a global chemicals company headquartered in...

Sweden Election: A Setback on Climate Politics?

Stockholm (NordSIP) – With one threat partly defused but another potentially looming, Sweden’s general election Sunday (September 9) left the country deadlocked between the...

Report Finds Massive Change Necessary to Meet SDGs

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The Stockholm Resilience Center has published a new report to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Club of Rome, in...

Swedfund in Renewable Energy Fund Investment

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Swedish state development financier Swedfund has invested SEK 128 million in the Climate Investor One fund, a fund which develops, builds...

Iceland Exports Geothermal Solutions to PRC

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Iceland’s Arctic Green Energy Corporation signed a deal last week that will provide its clean geothermal heating solutions to Xiong’an, a...

SDG Evaluation Tool to Track Corporate Performance

Stockholm (NordSIP) Trucost, the full cost accounting firm that makes estimates about the hidden costs of the unsustainable use of natural resources by companies,...

Nordic Countries Top SDG Index

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway are ranked in the top 10 of the SDG Index in the new 2018 edition of...

US SIF Publishes Comprehensive Roadmap

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On August 15, the US Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment (US SIF) published a new report entitled: "Moving Forward with...

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...

ESG Gains Traction in California

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The largest pension fund in the United States, CalPERS, which manages the pensions and health benefits for California public employees, with...

A Swedish Letter to Argentina

Stockholm (NordSIP) - This week, ahead of the G20, which will take place in Argentina, Alecta's Magnus Billing, SPP Fonder's Åsa Wallenberg, AP7's Richard...

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...

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...

PensionDanmark, AP4 Take Home IPE Awards

Stockholm (NordSIP) – PensionDanmark has been awarded the Investment & Pensions Europe prize for “European Pension Fund of the Year” for the second...

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...
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