Nordic CEOs Present SDG Initiative to Nordic Council

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The 70th Nordic Council session held in Oslo on November 1 yielded the announcement of a joint initiative by a group...

Report: Swedish Consumerism Has Main Environmental Impact Abroad

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Naturvårdsverket, or the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, published a report late last week on the environmental impact of Swedish consumption and...

EC, Bill Gates to Launch €100m Breakthrough Energy Europe Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The EU Commission and Breakthrough Energy Ventures, founded by Microsoft founder Bill Gates, have agreed on a common €100 million clean...

AP7, Church of England Lead Effort Against Anti-Climate Lobbying

Stockholm (NordSIP) – A group of investors worth $2 trillion led by Swedish state pension fund AP7 and the Church of England Pensions Board...

MSCI Launches ESG Screened Indexes Suite

Stockholm (NordSIP) – MSCI, the leading provider of indexes, portfolio construction and risk management services for global investors, has launched MSCI ESG Screened Indexes,...

GES Teams with UNICEF on Children’s Rights Investor Guidance

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Responsible investment advisory service GES has teamed up with UNICEF to develop an Investor Guidance for Children’s Rights Integration that they...

P4G Summit Yields Scale-Up PPP Investments, Commitments

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The P4G summit hosted by the Danish government in Copenhagen on October 19-20 yielded concrete proposals to reach the UN global...

“Baskets of Solutions”: The Time for Change is Now

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Will efforts to mainstream sustainable finance manage to drive the changes needed to reverse climate change and unlock the investment opportunities...

New Factor Fund to Offer Fossil-Free Solutions

Stockholm (NordSIP) – SPP Fonder has launched a “fossil-free Factor fund” following the explosion of interest in both Factor investment funds and fossil-free funds...

PRI Initiates Procedure to De-List Noncompliant Signatories

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The UN PRI (Principles for Responsible Investment) has initiated procedures to delist up to possibly 10% of signatories to PRI who...

Report Finds Massive Change Necessary to Meet SDGs

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The Stockholm Resilience Center has published a new report to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Club of Rome, in...

Schroders in new Sustainable Multi-Factor Launch

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Last week, Schroders announced the launch of a new Sustainable Multi-Factor Equity (SMFE) fund, a global equity strategy that integrates environmental,...

New Positive Impact Fund for UBP

Stockholm (NordSIP) – On Wednesday, Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) announced the launch of a new Positive Impact Equity strategy, as the demand for investment...

Global Commission on Adaptation Launched to Scale Climate Solutions

Stockholm (NordSIP) – A new Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA) to “catalyse a new global movement to bring scale and speed to climate adaptation...

NASDAQ Launches ESG Responsible Index Futures

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Nasdaq (NDAQ) announced a launch of Futures based on the recently launched OMXS30 ESG Responsible Index on October 15, an ESG-compliant...

DK Green Investment Fund Passes DKK 1bn Mark in Loans

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Danmarks Grønne Investeringsfond (Denmark’s Green Investment Fund) has reached the DKK 1 billion mark in loans across 42 companies investing in...

Survey: Mixed Results on Swedes’ Climate Imperatives

Stockholm (NordSIP) – A new survey conducted by the Swedish Investment Fund Association (sifo) on behalf of Nordea has asked 1,000 respondents about their...

Swan Spans Wings to Include First Index Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) – This week, we celebrate the first anniversary of the Nordic Swan’s eco-labelling of the first 12 Swedish funds. Since then the...

Amundi Adopts Full ESG Integration Plan

Stockholm (NordSIP) – French asset manager Amundi has adopted a three-year action plan that aims to integrate ESG analysis across all its funds and...

DK Climate, Clean Air Initiative Unveiled

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The government of Denmark has rolled out its new climate and clean air initiative (Tuesday, October 9th) designed to put Denmark...
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