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Nordea Liv & Pension Increases Sustainable Investments

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Between January and June of 2019, Nordea Liv & Pension Sweden shifted SEK 22 billion from traditional investments to investments "with...

Amundi and EIB Aim Green Finance at Small Caps

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Amundi and the European Investment Bank (EIB) announced the launch of the Green Credit Continuum program, agreed at the Paris Europlace...

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...

IRRI Nordic Cut – Best Asset Manager

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In our second unveiling of the IRRI survey 2019's “Nordic Cut”, which highlights the Nordic firms and individuals who stand out...

IRRI Nordic Cut – Best Client Relations, Salesperson or Product Manager

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In March, we asked you to participate in the IRRI survey 2019, and in exchange, we promised a “Nordic Cut” to...

CalSTRS Selects Hermes, Impax and Schroders

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) announced the selection of three new global equity investment managers - Hermes Asset Management,...

responsAbility Welcomes Investment From Australian Pension Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Christian Super, an Australian pension fund, takes a significant minority equity shareholding in responsAbility, one of the world's leading asset managers...

Beslik Moves On

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Sasja Beslik is leaving Nordea, according to reports in the Swedish press. The outgoing Head of Group Sustainable Finance is parting...

EU Releases Climate-Related Reporting Guidelines and TEG Reports

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On Tuesday, June 8, the European Commission published guidelines on how companies should report climate-related facts. The EU's executive also welcomed...

50 Laggards at Risk of Being Expelled from UN PRI

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to media reports, the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), a UN initiative to support responsible investment, is facing the...

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...

Climate Disclosure Awards Applications Open

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Applications for the 2019 International Awards on Investor Climate-Related Disclosures are now open according to Eurosif, the European Sustainable Investment Forum. The...

Pope Francis Declares a Climate Emergency

Stockholm (NordSIP) - At the end of last week the leader of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis, declared a climate emergency, endorsing the 1.5C...

Why S&P500 ESG Index Dropped Facebook

Stockholm (NordSIP) -  Facebook, the world's largest social media platform, was excluded from the S&P 500® ESG Index, compiled by S&P Dow Jones Indices,...

Norwegian SWF to Start Divesting From Fossil Fuels

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Norwegian parliament voted on Wednesday to require the country's sovereign US$1 trillion wealth fund, the Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG),...

IRRI Survey – Nordic Sneak Peek

Stockholm (NordSIP) –SRI-Connect, the online research network for sustainable investment and corporate governance, published its Independent Research in Responsible Investment (IRRI) 2019 survey results...

Serious Governance and Regulatory Risks in Asia

Stockholm (NordSIP) - At a lunch event hosted by East Capital, Jamie Allen (pictured, right), Secretary General, and Nana Li (pictured, centre), Senior Research...

Sustainalytics Unveils New Products from GES

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Sustainalytics announced the launch of its new Global Standards Screening product and its Global Standards Engagement service on June 4. The two...

New Funds Fuel Sustainable Inflows in First Quarter

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to a report by Impact Investing, Sustainable Funds received US$26 billion of net inflows in the first quarter of 2019,...

Climate Change Innovators May Apply for Half-Million Euro Grant

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Nordic Climate Facility (NCF) launches its latest application round to provide grants for innovative climate change projects in 21 developing...
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