UNJSPF Joins Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance

Stockholm (NordSIP) - At the beginning of July, the Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance gained its 27th member, as the United Nations Joint Staff Pension...

Negative Impact Correlates with Lower Market Valuation, Study Shows

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Harvard Business School (HBS) along with the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment (GSG) and the Impact Management Project (IMP) are...

Franklin Templeton Aligns Smart Beta ETF to Paris Agreement

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On July 30 and 31, Franklin Templeton extends its Franklin LibertyShare smart-beta ETF range with the launch of two climate-focused funds...

PenSam Seeks Greener Risk Premia

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Danish pension fund PenSam has agreed with Nordea Asset Management on a €2.16 billion global equity risk premia mandate, which also...

FAIRR Unveils Sustainable Proteins Hub

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The FAIRR Initiative has launched its Sustainable Proteins Hub, a new interactive tool that allows investors to assess how 25 leading...

Blackstone, Oprah, Jay Z and Natalie Portman Invest in Oatly

Stockholm (NordSIP) - During its latest funding round, plant-based food company Oatly attracted US$200 million in investments, including funds from a range of celebrity...

Fortum and Volvo Subpar for BlackRock

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In the quest for a more sustainable future, responsible investors put a premium on transparency and accountability, as public disclosures provide...

American Century Enters the ESG ETF Market

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In light of the continued popularity of sustainable investments, new players continue to enter the market seeking to provide returns to...

LGBTQ Index Now Tradable

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Direct indexing firm C8 Technologies has partnered with LGBTQ Loyalty to make the LGBTQ100 ESG Index tradeable for investors around the...

Academic Literature on ESG Remains Skeptical

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to a review of ESG and responsible investing by global institutional investors published by the CFA Institute, responsible investing has...

AXA IM Imposes One Third Board Gender Diversity Target

Stockholm (NordSIP) - AXA Investment Managers (AXA) announced a policy of promoting gender diversity in the companies it owns by demanding that at least...

BNP Paribas Launches EARTH Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) – BNP Paribas Asset Management is launching BNP Paribas Environmental Absolute Return Thematic (EARTH), a long/short equity fund that seeks to identify...

SDI Asset Owner Platform Selects Exclusive Data Provider

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Sustainable Development Investments Asset Owner Platform (SDI AOP) selected Qontigo as the exclusive distributor for SDI data following the launch...

Nordic CEOs Present Sustainability Principles and Commitments

Stockholm (NordsIP) - The Nordic CEOs for a Sustainable Future, a group of some of the largest Nordic companies committed to integrating the UN Sustainable...

Refinitiv Unveils Fund ESG Scores

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On Tuesday, July 7th, Refinitiv launched an ESG scoring service covering investment funds. The new Refinitiv Lipper Fund ESG Scores’ goal...

Alecta Channels Millions to Sustainable Infrastructure

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Alecta, a Swedish pension provider with approximately €90 billion assets under management (AUM), announced it has invested as much as €620...

GRI Launches New Sustainability Reporting Course

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) launched the GRI Academy, a new training portal to improve access to high-quality learning opportunities for...

UBS Launches Global Corporate Bond ESG ETF

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On the heels of last year’s the successful launch of the Global Government ESG ETF, and in response to regulatory and...

Report Highlights Social Dangers of COVID-19

Stockholm (NordSIP) - A team of researchers from the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets (Misum) released a report exploring...

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors Launches Impact Investing Guide

Stockholm (NordSIP) - As the popularity of sustainable assets continues to grow despite COVID-19, entrepreneurial investors seeking to explore the most advanced opportunities offered...
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