Stronger 2030 National Targets Needed

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to a new Climate Action Tracker report, an independent scientific analysis that tracks government climate action, the recent wave of...

Survey Highlights AMs’ Diversity and Climate Shortcomings

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to a recent report by Redington, a UK-based investment consultant, asset managers need to redouble their efforts to address climate...

AP1 Divests From Fossil Fuels

Stockholm (NordSIP) - AP1 has announced it will divest from fossil fuels to minimise its contribution to climate-related financial risks in the economy, and in...

Meta-Study Endorses ESG Investing

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The economic argument for ESG investment is an important determinant for the integration of these factors by the financial industry and...

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...

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,...

Integrating Impact: AP3’s and the Swedish Church’s Contrasting Views

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Defining impact and exploring the possibilities to generate positive impact through listed equities remains a challenge for most investors. Hence when...

SPP Real Estate wins GRESB Green Star 2018 Award

Stockholm (NordSIP) – SPP Fastigheter AB (SPP Real Estate) and its management company Storebrand Fastigheter (Storebrand Real Estate) have been crowned European Best in...

New Positive Impact Fund for UBP

Stockholm (NordSIP) – On Wednesday, Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) announced the launch of a new Positive Impact Equity strategy, as the demand for investment...

Stoxx and Eurex Launch First USA ESG Index Future

Stockholm (NordSIP) - As planned, Eurex announced the launch of the new STOXX USA 500 ESG-X Index Futures, the first exchange-listed derivative that covers...

Länsförsäkringar Funds AI Analysis of Sustainable Investments

Stockholm (NordSIP) - One of the main challenges facing sustainable investors revolves around the nature of ESG data and how it can be interpreted...

Money Laundering Stains Nordics’ Reputation

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to Transparency International's (TI) 2020 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), Denmark, Finland, Sweden, and Norway were among the least corrupt countries...

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...

New ETF Applies ESG to Government Bonds

Stockholm (NordSIP) - UBS Asset Management announced the launch of a new ETF that applies ESG criteria to a Global Government Bond index benchmark,...

Standard Ethics Lowers Nordea’s Outlook

Stockholm (Ekonamik) - Standard Ethics lowered Nordea's outlook from “stable” to “negative”. Nordea enjoys a "very strong", investment grade "EE+" rating from Standard Ethics. This...

ESG to Dominate ETFs in Near Future

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In its Global ETF Study 2020, JP Morgan Asset Management  reported that demand for sustainable investment strategies continues to grow among...

Brummer Says No to Nuclear Weapons and Thermal Coal

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Stockholm-based hedge fund manager Brummer & Partners AB, whose flagship multi-strategy fund, Brummer Multi-Strategy (BMS), invests in nine independent hedge funds...

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...

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...

Länsförsäkringar Blacklists Gambling

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In their quest to pursue a more sustainable approach to investment management, asset owners have a wide range of avenues they...
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