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Blended Capital to Fund African Solar

Stockholm (NordSIP) – On Thursday, February 7, Antoine Prédour, Head of Energy Debt at responsAbility Investments AG, discussed the innovative impact investment opportunities available...

CISL Updates SDG-based Impact Framework

NordSIP (Stockholm) – As demand continues to grow for sustainable investment opportunities, one of the main hurdles facing investors is the difficulty to consistently...

NBIM Axes Green External Mandates

NordSIP (Stockholm) - Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), the world’s largest sovereign and pension wealth fund, from Norway, confirmed it had ended externally managed...

Finnish Pension Insurer Updates Blacklist

Stockholm (Nordsip) – Varma, the largest pension insurance company in Finland, updated its exclusions list and will no longer invest in companies for ethical...

Bolund Details Ambitious Green Plan

NordSIP (Stockholm) – Speaking at an event in Stockholm, the Swedish Minister for Financial Markets, Per Bolund, discussed a range of upcoming policies. He...

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...

Mining Accident in Brazil Triggers Investor Initiative

NordSIP (Stockholm) – Following an accident at a Vale-owned mine in Brumadinho, in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, the first four Swedish AP...

CRAs Issue Conflicting Green Bond Forecasts

NordSIP (Stockholm) – Moody’s Investors Service estimates that the global green bonds issuance will grow by 20% in 2019 to reach a total value...

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...

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...

Baltic Blue Bond Targets Water Treatment

NordSIP (Stockholm) - On Thursday the Nordic Investment Bank issued a Baltic Blue Bond. It is the first blue bond in the market with...

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...

UBS to Offer Project-Focused Investments

NordSIP (Stockholm) – UBS has announced it will launch a pilot program aiming at personalising sustainable investment away from aggregate ESG categories and towards...

TPI Spans Wings With new Director

Stockholm (NordSIP) – On 18, the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) announced the appointment of former Head of Sustainable Value Creation at AP1, Nadine Viel...

Fink’s Letter to the CEO Disappoints Activists

NordSIP (Stockholm) – On January 17, BlackRock's CEO, Larry Fink published his annual Letter to CEOs. Fink called upon the leaders of the companies...

Fondmarknaden Introduces Sustainability Filter

NordSIP (Stockholm) - Fondmarknaden, Sweden's largest fund trading site, operated by FondAB, a wholly owned subsidiary of MFEX Mutual Funds Exchange AB, announced it...

Sustainability and Solvency II – What are the risks?

NordSIP (Stockholm) – On Wednesday, January 16, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) issued a Call for Evidence to collect information from...

SCBC to hit the Road with Green Covered Bond

Stockholm (NordSIP) – This week, SBAB's covered bond subsidiary SCBC mandated Danske Bank, SEB and Swedbank to arrange investor meetings from Monday, January 21...

Refinitiv Aims for Carbon Neutrality

Stockholm (NordSIP) – On January 17, Refinitiv, formerly the Financial and Risk business of Thomson Reuters, committed to three pledges on the environment, diversity...

Nordic Nuclear not so Risky, Danske Says

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On January 15, Danske Bank Research launched a new ESG report for the Utilities sector in the Nordic region. The report...
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