• Research & Reports

AP2 Blacklists Tobacco and Nuclear Weapons

Stockholm (NordSIP) - AP2, one of five buffer funds within the Swedish pension system, announced it "has divested from a total of about 60 tobacco...

Fund Selectors Review State of ESG Investing

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Fund selectors from Skandia Liv Asset Management, Institut für Vermögensaufbau, Russell Investments, the Abu Dhabi Investment Council, Cass Business School and...

Controversies Up 40% in 2018 Says ISS

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to ISS ESG's annual analysis of the state of adherence by companies the world over to ESG criteria, ESG Review...

ESMA Launches Coordination Network on Sustainability

Stockholm (NordSIP) - At the end of last week, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) announced the creation of the Coordination Network on...

Kaskal Joins Worthwhile Capital Partners

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Just a week after the AP3 broke the news that Pablo Bernengo would take over the reins from acting CIO Kerim...

Analytical Ingredients for a Sustainability Budget

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On May 16, NordSIP attended “European ESG Media Conference”, an event arranged by Schroders to present its sustainable research and investment...

Nasdaq Updates ESG Reporting Guide

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Nasdaq launched a new global ESG reporting guide for public and private companies. The new document updates Nasdaq's original 2017 ESG...

CFA Unveils ESG Certificate

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On May 14, CFA UK, the local member society of CFA Institute, revealed it is launching a new Certificate in ESG...

No More Tobacco at Länsförsäkringar

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On May 10, Swedish insurance company Länsförsäkringar AB has announced the divestment of all holdings in tobacco producers as well as...

Climate Change Inaction to Cost US$1.2 Trillion

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to a comprehensive investors assessment of the potential impact of climate change on investor portfolios convened by the UNEP FI,...

EQT Joins New SDG Impact Initiative

Stockholm (NordSIP) - EQT, the Swedish asset manager announced its involvement in the Sustainable Development Goals Impact initiative by taking a lead at the...

Swedish Municipal Pensions Confronts Gender Inequality

Stockholm (NordSIP) - At a recent meeting with Social Security Minister Annika, Britta Burreau, CEO of KPA Pension raised the issue of the gender...

A New Hope for Carbon Capture and Storage

Stockholm (NordSIP) – “CarbFix and Sulfix are an industrial process to capture CO2 and sulfur from emission sources and permanently store them as rock...

Sector Asset Management Becomes PRI Signatory

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Sector Asset Management, a Norwegian independent hedge fund platform, has become a signatory to the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment...

AP1 Appoints Head of Sustainable Value Creation

Swedish pension fund AP1 announces the appointment of Magdalena Håkansson Head of Sustainable Value Creation, a position previously filled by Nadine Viel Lamare who left the job last autumn. She started in her new position on May 2.

New Sustainability Role for East Capital’s Karine Hirn

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Emerging and frontier markets specialist East Capital, an asset manager headquartered in Stockholm has appointed founding partner Karine Hirn (pictured) as...

Aegon Hires New Global Head of ESG

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Aegon Asset Management announced the appointment of Brunno Maradei as Global Head of ESG based in The Hague. In his new...

Value and Engagement in Gender Diversity

Stockholm (NordSIP) - "Time's up for inequality," according to UBS Asset Management's Michael Baldinger, Head of Sustainable and Impact Investing and Valeria Piani, Strategic...

Storebrand Launches Sustainable Solutions in the Netherlands

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Storebrand launched its sustainable investment solutions in the Netherlands with the introduction of three leading strategies, Storebrand Global ESG Plus, Storebrand...

Dutch Pension Develops First SDG Index

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Dutch pension fund for retail workers, Pensioenfonds Detailhandel, announced it had invested € 5.8 billion benchmarked against the first SDG-aligned...
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