• Research & Reports

IRRI Nordic Cut – Best and Most Concerning Companies

Stockholm (NordSIP) – In this week's unveiling of yet another category of the IRRI survey 2019‘s “Nordic Cut” highlights the companies that stand out in...

SWE Firms Fall Short on Pension Sustainability Requirements, Study Finds

Stockholm (NordSIP) – A new study conducted by Swedish insurance and pensions company SPP has found that Swedish companies largely don’t impose sustainability requirements...

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...

Green Covered Bonds to Fund Chinese Solar Power Plants

NordSIP (Stockholm) - On Thursday, January 31, Advanced SolTech Sweden AB (publ) ”ASAB” issued a SEK 170 million green covered senior secured corporate bond under...

Hedge Funds Putting More Focus on ESG

Stockholm (Ekonamik) - Hedge funds are responding to increasing investor interest in responsible investing. According to a recent white paper, asset owners consider that the...

EIB Launches DKK Inaugural Climate Awareness Bond

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On June 27, the European Investment Bank (EIB) issued a senior unsecured Climate Awareness Bond (CAB) denominated in Danish Krona, for...

Folksam Backs Forests

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Swedish insurance company Folksam Group is to become an anchor investor in Silvestica Green Forest AB, an investment fund for institutional...
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Swedbank Robur Launches Global Impact Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Swedbank Robur launches Global Impact, an equity fund focused on companies that contribute to meeting the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals...

AP4 Tops AODP Pensions Climate Survey

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Asset Owners Disclosure Project (AODP) has ranked Swedish state pension fund AP4 first in its 2018 survey of 100 global pension...

Eurosif 2018 Study Finds Sustained SRI Growth

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Eurosif, the European Sustainable Investment Forum, this week published its 2018 Eurosif Market Study, the 8th such edition, revealing sustained growth...

CFA Unveils ESG Certificate

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On May 14, CFA UK, the local member society of CFA Institute, revealed it is launching a new Certificate in ESG...

BlueOrchard launches UCITS Impact Bond Fund

The following is a press release from BlueOrchard: BlueOrchard launches UCITS Impact Bond Fund to address UN Sustainable Development Goals in emerging markets Zurich, 10 December...

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...

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...

AP3 Announces Passing of CIO Mårten Lindeborg

Stockholm (NordSIP) - We were saddened to read yesterday on Swedish state pension AP3's website the announcement that the fund's CIO and deputy CEO...

Sydinvest Launches Morningstar Benchmark ESG Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Sydinvest, the Danish investment association specialising in high-yield bonds and emerging markets, last week launched Sydinvest Morningstar Global Markets Sustainability Leaders,...

AP4 Cans Nuclear Weapons and Oil Sands

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In yet another new year resolution, Swedish state pension fund AP4 decided to add nuclear wespons and oil sands companies on...

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...

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...

UBS Launches New ESG ETF

Stockholm (NordSIP) - UBS Asset Management (UBS AM) announced it would launch the first ETF to integrate sustainability screening into the S&P 500 Index,...
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