Most Airlines Not Aligned with Paris Agreement

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Transition Pathways Initiative (TPI) published its latest assessment of the transport sector. The report surveyed 57 companies in automobile manufacturing, airlines...

STOXX and Eurex to Launch New USA ESG Index

Stockholm (NordSIP) - STOXX and Eurex have announced that the STOXX USA 500 ESG-X Index will be licensed as an underlying for listed futures...

Green Investors Need Better Data and Reporting

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On November 26, Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) highlighted the need for better climate data and more consistent climate reporting from...

ESG Screened S&P 500 now Available in UCITS ETF

Stockholm (NordSIP) - State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) launched a new ETF that screens the S&P 500 for ESG exclusions, as an alternative way...

Managers Wanted for Half Billion € in Climate Strategies

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Ten French institutional investors have announced they are looking for asset managers that can manage three new European climate strategies worth...

EU Announces Ambitious Green Initiatives

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In his keynote address at the UNEP Sustainable Finance Initiative Roundtable, the European Commission's Vice President and Commissioner for Financial services...

MSCI Opens ESG Ratings to the Public

Stockholm (NordSIP) – MSCI ESG Research, a major player in the sustainable data field, announced its ESG ratings would become freely available to the...

New Winners and Losers Among Swedish Pensions

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The 2019 report on the sustainability work of Swedish pension companies from Söderberg & Partners is out. This year's edition focuses...

S&P Global Takes Over RobecoSAM’s CSA

Stockholm (NordSIP) - S&P Global and RobecoSAM announced that S&P Global would acquire the ESG Ratings Business from RobecoSAM. RobecoSAM's ESG Ratings Business includes two...

Investors Increase Pressure on IEA

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On November 18th, 64 international companies, organisations and academics collectively wrote an open letter to demand more action on climate change...

Dean Foods’ Bankruptcy – A Herald of Troubles Ahead?

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On November 12th, Dean Foods, the largest dairy producer in the USA, filed for bankruptcy. “Dean Foods (...) announced that it...

Riksbanken Blacklists Canadian and Australian Bonds on Climate Footprint

Stockholm (NordSIP) - “The Riksbank needs to analyse and manage the economic consequences of climate change,” said Martin Flodén, Deputy Governor of Sweden's Riksbank,...

Norwegians Ditch G4S

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On November 14, Norges Bank announced a decision to exclude G4S Plc “due to unacceptable risk that the company contributes to...

Climate: Pressure Increases on US AMs

Stockholm (NordSIP) - ShareAction published a new report analysing the climate change voting record of asset managers at companies' AGMs. According to the report,...

Polhem Infra Completes First Investment

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Polhem Infra has completed its first infrastructure investment with the acquisition of a 21% stake in Solör Bioenergi Holding AB. Solör...

Strengthening Climate Investments With Blended Finance

Stockholm (NordSIP) - ResponsAbility, a Zurich-based impact asset manager, announced it would continue to manage the US$670 million Global Climate Partnership Fund (GCPF), a...

Scientists Endorse Six Changes to Tackle Climate Change

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Thousands of scientists have endorsed a renewed call to warn the public about the emergency of addressing climate change in an...

Enel’s SDG Bond: Looking for Additionality

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Italian energy giant Enel issued a €2.5 billion multi-tranche bond linked to the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development...

NBIM’s Exiting CEO to Focus on Renewables

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), the world's largest sovereign wealth fund, announced that Yngve Slyngstad has resigned as CEO of NBIM...

Bundesbank Pushes Back Against Green QE

Stockholm (NordSIP) - “Central banks are ill-suited for the task of crisis manager for the climate,” explained to Dr Sabine Mauderer (Pictured), Member of the Executive Board...
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