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...

New Simulation Tool for ESG Factors

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Style Analytics, in collaboration with Sustainalytics, launched a new ESG factor simulation tool that helps investors optimise the impact of ESG...

Partnership is the New Leadership

Stockholm (NordSIP) - UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, announced the creation of the Global Investors for Sustainable Development (GISD) in the middle of October. The...

Big Oil Knew All Along

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to a new report from the Centre for Climate Change Communication, the fossil fuel industry has known about the dangers...

Looking for Impact-Changing Ideas to Spend Money on

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) IMPACT Programme has launched a first call for concept notes. A few weeks ago...

UNOPS Launches GIC in Lund

Stockholm (NordSIP) -  The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) has officially launched its Global Innovation Centre (GIC) located in Lund’s IDEON Science...

New ETF Applies ESG to Government Bonds

Stockholm (NordSIP) - UBS Asset Management announced the launch of a new ETF that applies ESG criteria to a Global Government Bond index benchmark,...

Solactive Launches Big Data ESG Index

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Solactive announced the launch of the Solactive ARC ESG Big Data Europe Index, developed with ARC Responsible Investment earlier in 2019 based...

Lyxor Sponsors ESG Research, Divests from Coal

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Lyxor Asset Management, a part of Société Générale Group, sponsored research that shows ESG integration doesn't affect risk-adjusted returns. The asset...

NBIM Frowns Upon PRI’s Sneaky Move

Stockholm (NordSIP) - At the beginning of October, Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), criticised the PRI for effectively sneaking in a seventh principle through...

AM List Rewards two Swedes but Casts Shadow on Laggards

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According H&K Responsible Investment Brand Index 2019, two Swedish asset managers rank within the top ten responsible investment brands in the...

Eurosif Stakeholders Polled on Climate Disclosure

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Eurosif stakeholders are invited to complete a short poll conducted by the Global Sustainable Investment Alliance (GSIA) about investment practices relating...

CDP Reviews EU Action Plan

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) published a new report focused on the European Commission's Action Plan for ‘Financing Sustainable Growth’. The...

Can Exclusions Fit the Climate Transition?

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Länsförsäkringar announced it would blacklist companies whose turnover from oil sands and coal-related activities exceeds more than 5%. In a move...

DWS European Real Estate Commits to 50% Carbon Reduction

Stockholm (NordSIP) - DWS’s European real estate business announced its intention to cut carbon emissions by 50% by 2030 for its entire portfolio of...

Nasdaq’s European ESG Future Surpasses One Million Contracts

Stockholm (NordSIP) – On October 10, Nasdaq announced that trading of the future based on the OMXS30 ESG Index has reached one million contracts...

KLP Blacklists Oil Sands

Stockholm (NordSIP) - KLP, the largest pension fund in Norway worth US$81 billion, announced it would begin excluding companies that make more than 5%...
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