AP7 Highlights Corporate Climate Lobbying Hypocrisy

Stockholm (NordSIP) - At the start of December, the default Swedish public pension fund AP7 published its report on Corporate Climate Lobbying for 2017-2019....

CFA Sees Sustainable Investing at an Inflection Point

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On December 1st, NordSIP attended the “Sustainable Investing at an Inflection Point”, a webinar hosted by the CFA Institute to discuss...

Stronger 2030 National Targets Needed

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to a new Climate Action Tracker report, an independent scientific analysis that tracks government climate action, the recent wave of...

UN Green Fund Under Fire

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The UN Development Programme (UN DP) is in the prongs of a scandal involving allegations of corruption at the Global Environment...

Canadian Pensions Call for Improved Disclosures

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The CEOs of AIMCo, BCI, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, CPP Investments, HOOPP, OMERS, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, and...

Disclosure Initiatives Consolidate

Stockholm (NordSP) - The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) announced they will merge into a unified organization, to...

AP1 Ushers in New Passive Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On Wednesday, November 25, Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) launched the L&G Emerging Market Equity Future Core Fund with the...

Should SBI Green Bond Investors be Suspicious?

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The State Bank of India is reported to be preparing to loan INR50 billion (US$670 million) to Adani for investment in...

Prince Charles Endorses Lombard Odier’s Natural Capital strategy

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On November 16th, Lombard Odier launched its Natural Capital Strategy,  directly inspired by the Circular Bioeconomy Alliance, a Sustainable Markets Initiative established...

AP7 Opens Tender for ESG and Voting Services

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On November 3rd, the default Swedish public pension fund AP7 launched a procurement process regarding ESG screening analysis, engagement proxy research...

IIGCC Presents 5 Demands for Paris Aligned Reporting

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Five years after the signing of the Paris agreement, much of the journey to climate neutrality still lays ahead. However, sustainable...

Storebrand, PKA and PenSam Partner in New Climate Infrastructure Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Storebrand, PKA and PenSam have committed to investing up to SEK43 billion in a new climate and infrastructure fund, the AIP...

Solactive Acquires Minority Stake in Spark Change

Stockholm (NordSIP) - As investors continue to pour money onto ESG investments, transparency and the visibility of carbon emissions becomes an increasingly important factor...

Oxford University Partners with BlackRock to Launch Green Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Oxford University Endownment Management (OUem), a subsidiary of the university, has partnered with BlackRock to launch a new fossil-fuel screened index...

Länsförsäkringar Excludes Oil and Gas

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On Novemvber 11th, Länsförsäkringar AB announced the exclusion of  companies that are active in the exploration and extraction of oil and...

P+ Announces Exclusions and 2050 Carbon Neutrality

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Recognising its ability to pressure its investee companies to make a difference for the environment, Danish pension fund P +, with...

ESG to Dominate ETFs in Near Future

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In its Global ETF Study 2020, JP Morgan Asset Management  reported that demand for sustainable investment strategies continues to grow among...

Franklin Templeton Social Infrastructure Fund Continues to Expand

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Franklin Templeton announced its diversified Franklin Templeton Social Infrastructure Fund (FTSIF) 2, managed by Franklin Real Asset Advisors (FRAA), has acquired...

Six Applications of TPI Research

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) has published a TPI in Practice report, collecting six articles describing investors’ application of TPI’s climate management...

ESG Indexes Grow by 40%

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to the Index Industry Association’s (IIA) fourth Annual Benchmark Survey, ESG indices were one of the main drivers of growth...
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