Women Underrepresented in Peace & Security

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to the recently launched SHEcurity Index, women remain underrepresented in the field of foreign and defence policy. The Index rates...

SocGen Blacklists US Oil and Gas

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to its new Climate strategy, Societe Generale, has set ambitious goals for decarbonisation and green investments for the coming decades...

Japan Aims for 2050 Carbon Neutrality

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On Monday October 26th, the Japanese Prime Minister, Yoshihide Suga, announced that Japan will become carbon neutral by 2050. Responding to climate...

Länsförsäkringar Blacklists Gambling

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In their quest to pursue a more sustainable approach to investment management, asset owners have a wide range of avenues they...

SASB’s New ESG Integration Guide for Private Equity

Stockholm (NordSIP) -  The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) has published a new report, explains how investors can use SASB Standards to build an...

Net-Zero Alliance Opens Consultation on 2025 Targets

Stockholm (NordSIP) -  The Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance, an UN-convened network of asset owners, has published its “Draft 2025 Target Setting Protocol”, which is...

Kommuninvest Launches Loans for Social Sustainability

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Following the announcement of their creation at the end of August, Kommuninvest officially launched its Loans for Social Sustainability this week....

Survey Highlights AMs’ Diversity and Climate Shortcomings

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to a recent report by Redington, a UK-based investment consultant, asset managers need to redouble their efforts to address climate...

OECD Report Questions ESG Returns

Stockholm (NordSIP) - At the core of the rise in popularity of sustainable investments is the increasing weight of research evidence suggesting that this...

BlackRock and Vanguard’s Climate Credibility Under Fire?

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In a new report from Majority Action, a non-profit, non-partisan organisation focusing on holding corporations accountable for their investments, BlackRock and...

Tangen Wants More Diversity at NBIM

Stockholm (NordSIP) - At the start of October, Nicolai Tangen, the new CEO of Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) announced the fund’s new leader...

State Street Launches New Climate Equity Funds

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The 2015 Paris Agreement was one of the main contributors to the emergence of sustainable investments since the Great Recession. By...

Next Generation of ESG Derivatives Coming up

Stockholm (NordSIP) - As investor demand for sustainable investment opportunities continues to grow, one of the important developments required to allow the market to...

AP7 Pushes Google to Address Sexual Harassment

Stockholm (NordSIP) - At the end of 2018, reports emerged with evidence of Google shielding top executives accused of sexual harassment. For the company...

Calvert Institute for Responsible Investing

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On Tuesday, October 6, Calvert Research and Management, a subsidiary of Eaton Vance, launched the Calvert Institute for Responsible Investing. The institute...

AP1 and TOBAM Adopt Fossil-Free Strategies

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Investors considering sustainability as a criterion for their investments often express concern that by adopting such strategies, they might be foregoing...

Two Nordics stand on Platform on Sustainable Finance

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The European Commission has announced the 50 members and 9 special observers that will make up the Platform on Sustainable Finance....

Ålandsbanken Global Aktie Receives Nordic Ecolabel

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On October 1st, Ålandsbanken announced its Global Aktie equity fund had been awarded the Nordic Swan Ecolabel. The certification of the...

PRI Launches Taxonomy Case Studies

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The launch of the EU Taxonomy at the end of this spring represents an important step for environmental investors. While it...

AkademikerPension Excludes China

Stockholm (NordSIP) - One of the simplest first steps for investors venturing into sustainable practices is to apply exclusions to their portfolios, whereby specific...
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