• Research & Reports

Green Bond ETFs

by Carl-Christian Höeg, Head of Nordic, Lyxor ETFIn January 2019, Lyxor launched its green bond ETF in Stockholm – the world’s first Green Bond...

Mitigation & Adaptation

by Rakhi Kumar, Senior Managing Director Head of ESG Investments & Asset Stewardship, State Street Global AdvisorsFor many investors the question is no longer...

Index-Based Strategies

by Henrik Wold Nilsen, Senior Portfolio Manager, SPP Fonder/Storebrand Asset ManagementDespite the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reaffirming in October that coal...

The Wind is Turning

On February 25, the European Commission (EC) announced that the European Parliament (EP) and Member States had agreed to create two new categories of...

Low-Carbon Indices

by Sagarika Chatterjee, Director of Climate Change, PRIExploring the different answers to the question “How to invest in the Low Carbon Economy”, the PRI...

Weighing the Evidence

by Guido Giese and Linda-Eling Lee, MSCI ResearchOver 2,000 research articles from both academics and financial professionals have analyzed the link between companies’ environmental,...

A Short History

Increasing cost sensitivity and fee-based advisory may push global ETF assets to US$ 12 trillion in the next five years, according to BlackRock. This...

To Exclude or Not to Exclude?

For asset owners, like for the rest of the industry, the journey into sustainable investing started to a large degree with exclusions and norms-based...

What Comes After Decarbonization?

When I started writing about sustainable investing in 2016, I tried to interview as many influential investors I could find around me in the...

NordSIP Insights – Sustainable Index Funds & ETFs

In this new edition of NordSIP Insights we focus on Sustainable Index Funds & ETFs.Not only do we benefit from the expertise from four...

Insights: EM RT Setting the investment horizon

This conversation is part of a roundtable discussion. Read the report here.ESG or sustainability is often mentioned as being long-term in nature, and sometimes...

Insights: EM RT Accountability, measurements & taxonomy

This conversation is part of a roundtable discussion. Read the report here.Kellner believes that the lack of measurements reduces the accountability of SDG-related investment...

Insights: Translating ESG in Emerging Markets

For Jack Deino, who comes from the fixed incomes side, ESG is nothing new. “It's something we have always focused on in our investment...

Insights: Subtle Shades

Listening to emerging market managers, I dream of adventure. I picture hot and humid days, dusty roads, amazing opportunities, but also cultural differences, communication...

Investing Sustainably in Emerging Markets

NordSIP hosted a round table with six professional investors who discussed the ins and outs of sustainable investing in emerging markets.In this report, you...

ESG Credentials Climb the Ranks

by Carmen Nuzzo, PRI Fixed income is catching up with equitiesThe consideration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in fixed income (FI) markets is...

Insights – SDG Bonds

by Mike Amey, PIMCOA quiet but profound pivot is underway in sustainable investing, with fixed income emerging as a crucial component in global efforts...

Private Debt – Scaling Up Impact Investments

by Richard Sherry, M&G InvestmentsInvestment is required on a huge scale to address the world’s biggest challenges, such as climate change, poverty and inequality....

About Machiavelli, Double Edged Swords and Virtuous Cycles

Many investors believe that ESG is only relevant in the analysis of corporations. Templeton Global Macro, who manage Templeton Global Bond Fund*, think differently....

ESG Factors and Their Effects on Bond Prices

by Guy Cameron, Cameron HumeThe term ESG factors means different things to different people, reflecting the many origins of the Responsible Investment movement. The...
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