UNEP, PRI and ICMM Endorse Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The co-convenors of the Global Tailings Review (GTR) - the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) and...

Stakeholders Push for Deeper and Wider Scope of Non-Financial Reporting

Stockholm (NordSIP) -  EFAMA, ACCA, Accountancy Europe, Association of German Banks (BdB), CDSB, Frank Bold, IIGCC, Schroders, ShareAction and WWF have decided to join...

Investors Warn Brazil Against Deforestation Law

Stockholm (NordSIP) - A letter endorsed by 29 investors representing US$3.7 trillion in assets under management has been sent to Brazilian embassies across the...

EU Taxonomy on Green Investments Adopted

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On Thursday, June 18th, the European Parliament concluded the legislative process on the criteria for sustainable investments, also known as the...

Tailor-Made Paths to Zero Net Carbon Emissions

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On June 16th, NordSIP joined Andrew Howard, Head of Sustainable Research at Schroders, and Peter Sandahl, Head of Sustainability at Nordea...

New Opportunities in ESG CDS Trading

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On Monday, June 22nd, IHS Markit will make its iTraxx MSCI ESG Screened Europe Index available for trading. Launched in March 2020,...

Alecta Blacklists Tobacco and Gambling

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Alecta has announced it will begin to exclude investments in commercial gambling and tobacco. The company will also clarify its view...

Eaton Vance Launches Calvert ESG Leaders Strategies

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Eaton Vance Management announced the launch of the Calvert ESG Leaders Strategies, a new series of equity separate account strategies for...

Lyxor Green Bond ETF Leads the Way

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Lyxor Asset Management has announced that its green bond ETF has surpassed €300 million in assets under management (AUM), becoming the...

Candriam and Grantham Research Institute Partner for Climate Recovery

NordSIP (Stockholm) - The London School of Economics’ (LSE) Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment (GRI) and Candriam, a sustainable investment...

New Board Leadership Follows Strong Performance at Swesif

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Swesif, Sweden’s Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment, held its annual general meeting on May 29. The meeting voted for new...

JP Morgan Expands Sustainable Investment Team

Stockholm (NordSIP) - J.P. Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) announced it had expanded its sustainable investment team with the appointment of two strategists, and two...

New Sustainable Fund at Erik Penser Bank

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Erik Penser Bank (EPB) announced the launch of Penser Sustainable Impact, a new fund combining sustainability analysis with a quantitative investment...

Lundmark Converts European Fund into New Climate Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On June 2nd, Lundmark & Co, a Swedish independent boutique manager, converted its European equity fund (Aktiv Europa) into a global...

Is ESG Detrimental to Labour?

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Over the last week, a discussion has been raging over the nature of ESG investments. Following the publication of a research...

Triodos Now Available in Sweden

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On Tuesday, May 26th, Triodos Investment Management announced that the Triodos Global Equities Impact Fund, Triodos Euro Bond Impact Fund, and...

Swedfund Invests in East African COVID-19 Liquidity

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Swedish Development Finance Institution (Swedfund) has announced an investment worth €5 million to help small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in...

Most Asset Managers Ignore Human Rights

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to a new report from ShareAction, 70% of the world’s largest asset managers do not have a policy to exclude...

Finsif to Open Applications for Responsible Investing Research Scholarships

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Finsif has announced it will soon be opening applications for scholarships to students and researchers interested in responsible investing, starting on June...

Danske Bank Joins Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Danske Bank announced it had joined the Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials (PCAF), the first large Nordic Bank to do so....
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