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Green Lights for Most Sustainable Pension Insurances

Stockholm (NordSIP) – According to a report published by Söderberg & Partners, one of Sweden's leading financial advisors and brokers of insurance and financial...

Increasing Concerns Over Governance Standards Disparity

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) is increasingly concerned about governance standards in its companies, as highlighted by its voting records published this...

CFA Institute Updates ESG Policy

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The CFA Institute updated its Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) policy statement to address the growing global focus on ESG issues...

Will AP1 Exclude Vale?

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On Wednesday, February 20, the Council on Ethics of the Swedish National Pension Funds (AP Funds) recommended the exclusion of Vale S.A...

Deforestation Major Threat, Study Shows

Stockholm (NordSIP) - A report, published in the magazine Nature on February 18, argues that the goals of the Paris Agreement are unlikely to...

Aluminium in the Spotlight

Stockholm (NordSIP) – According to a report published by the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI), the world’s 12 top aluminium producers are better, on average,...

New ESG Tool for Private Equity and Venture Capital

Stockholm (NordSIP) - IHS Markit, the market intelligence, analytics, and data firm, announced the launch of a new ESG data collection and reporting solution...

New Bills Programme to Tackle Poverty

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Following its first foray into medium- and long-term bond markets in 2018, the International Development Association (IDA) is now preparing to...

AP1 Takes Home ESG Award

Stockholm (NordSIP) – On Friday, February 8, Sweden’s first AP fund (AP1) was awarded the best ESG programme award at the Institutional Investors Europe...

Hermes Generate Social Impact Through Active Collaborations

Stockholm (NordSIP) – While the sustainable investment industry is increasingly adopting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to guide their impact-seeking investment efforts, Will Pomroy,...
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Blended Capital to Fund African Solar

Stockholm (NordSIP) – On Thursday, February 7, Antoine Prédour, Head of Energy Debt at responsAbility Investments AG, discussed the innovative impact investment opportunities available...

NBIM Axes Green External Mandates

NordSIP (Stockholm) - Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), the world’s largest sovereign and pension wealth fund, from Norway, confirmed it had ended externally managed...

Finnish Pension Insurer Updates Blacklist

Stockholm (Nordsip) – Varma, the largest pension insurance company in Finland, updated its exclusions list and will no longer invest in companies for ethical...

Bolund Details Ambitious Green Plan

NordSIP (Stockholm) – Speaking at an event in Stockholm, the Swedish Minister for Financial Markets, Per Bolund, discussed a range of upcoming policies. He...

Integrating Impact: AP3’s and the Swedish Church’s Contrasting Views

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Defining impact and exploring the possibilities to generate positive impact through listed equities remains a challenge for most investors. Hence when...

Mining Accident in Brazil Triggers Investor Initiative

NordSIP (Stockholm) – Following an accident at a Vale-owned mine in Brumadinho, in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, the first four Swedish AP...

CRAs Issue Conflicting Green Bond Forecasts

NordSIP (Stockholm) – Moody’s Investors Service estimates that the global green bonds issuance will grow by 20% in 2019 to reach a total value...

Strong Start for Swedish Green Bond Year

NordSIP (Stockholm) – On January 23, SBCB, Klövern AB and Vasakronan issued green bonds worth SEK 6 billion, SEK 1 billion, SEK 500 million...

Green Covered Bonds to Fund Chinese Solar Power Plants

NordSIP (Stockholm) - On Thursday, January 31, Advanced SolTech Sweden AB (publ) ”ASAB” issued a SEK 170 million green covered senior secured corporate bond under...

Baltic Blue Bond Targets Water Treatment

NordSIP (Stockholm) - On Thursday the Nordic Investment Bank issued a Baltic Blue Bond. It is the first blue bond in the market with...
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