• Research & Reports

AP Funds Demand Mining Disclosures

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On Friday, April 5, the Church of England Pensions Board and the Swedish Council on Ethics for the AP Funds, supported...

Asset Owners Embrace Impact, Says Report

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On April 2nd, Phenix Capital released its first Impact Investing Asset Owner Trend Report.  The report considers the relevance of impact...

Time for Fiduciary Duty to tip into Impact

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Shining as the guiding light from a universal lighthouse for any organisation managing other people’s money, the concept of fiduciary duty...

Mirova Launches Women Leaders Equity Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Mirova, an investment boutique affiliated with Natixis Investment Managers,  has launched a thematic equity fund focusing on promoting gender equality and...

Women Drive Growth in Sustainable Funds, Survey Says

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to a survey by the Swedish Fund Management Association's (Fondbolagen), a third of respondents reported choosing a sustainable fund in...

Mining Standards: Investors, UN Join Forces with ICMM

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The International Council on Mining & Metals (ICMM), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI),...

How Central Banks Should Tackle Climate Risks

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Central banks remain laggards in the fight against climate change, according to a report by Lija Strašuna and Anna Breman, Economist...

Herding the Bankers Against Climate Change

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Inspired by a need to speed up the reaction of the financial industry to remediate climate change, Anders Langworth, Deputy Head,...

Green Lights for Beyond Ratings

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Today, privately-owned Paris based ESG-focused credit rating agency (CRA) Beyond Ratings announced its accreditation by the European Securities and Markets Authority...

Pay Gap Worsens at L&G Investment Management

Stockholm (NordSIP) - This year, UK companies with more than 250 employees have to report on their gender pay gap (GPG). This week, Investment...

Rising ESG Scores Signal Growth Opportunities

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Templeton Global Macro (TGM), one of the investment teams of Franklin Templeton Investments, published its latest Global Macro Shifts report. The...

New Gender Diversity and SDG Funds at Nordea

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Nordea announced a push into ESG during the first week of March. The asset management arm will partner with Jan Ståhlberg’s...

Norway Confronts Oil Risk

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Norwegian government recommended that Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) exclude oil exploration and production companies from its portfolio. The proposal...

And the CFA Society Sweden ESG Award Goes to…

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Today, like every year around this time, the CFA Society Sweden attributes the CFA Sweden ESG Award to reward an individual,...

BlackRock Launches Six New Decarbonised ETFs

Stockholm (NordSIP) – BlackRock launched six new sustainable equity ETFs and started providing access to ESG data reporting across its entire iShares range, according...

Climate Risk: Learning From Insurers

Stockholm (NordSIP) – ClimateWise, a global insurance network, published a new report discussing how investors and lenders can incorporate the impact of climate change...

Summa Equity Closes Second SDG Fund at SEK 6.5 billion

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Summa Equity, a private equity manager based in Stockholm and Oslo, announced the closing of its second fund at SEK 6.5...

New Fund Targets Global SDG Impact

Stockholm (NordSIP) – BMO Global Asset Management announced on Monday, March 4, the launch of the BMO SDG Engagement Global Equity Fund, focusing on...

SRD II to Boost ESG

Stockholm (NordSIP) – With the implementation of the amended Shareholders Right Directive (SRD II) due in June, NordSIP is looking forward to the enhanced...

Challenging Global Index Giants with ESG Precision

Stockholm (NordSIP) – While the world of ESG-index strategy providers might be dominated by giants such as MSCI, FTSE Russel or S&P Dow Jones...
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