BlackRock Launches Three New ESG ETFs

Stockholm (NordSIP) - BlackRock announced the launch of three new equity ETFs combining low volatility with ESG criteria. The ESG ETFs offer sustainable alternatives...

Varma Freezes Restaurant and Café Rents

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Varma, the Finnish pension fund, has announced that it will not be collecting rent from its café and restaurant tenants in May...

KiwiSaver Default Funds to Exclude Fossil Fuels

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to the government of New Zealand, the default providers of its ‘opt-in’ pension funds, KiwiSavers, will start excluding companies involved...

Länsförsakringar Updates Exclusion and Climate Transition Lists

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Länsförsäkringar updated its climate transition and exclusions lists to upgrade Fortum and OCI from their climate transition list and to exclude...

The Transatlantic ESG Performance Divide

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to a report reviewing the impact of ESG criteria on portfolio performance commissioned by Amundi, ESG investing tended to penalise...

MSCI Launches New ESG Corporate Bond Indices

Stockholm (NordSIP) - MSCI announced the launch of a new range of fixed income tools and solutions for institutional investors, including two new Fixed Income ESG...

Institutional Investors Call for Action on Deforestation

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In an effort coordinated by Ceres and the PRI, 230 institutional investors representing US$16.2 trillion in AUM called for urgent corporate...

New Green Bond for Carbon Capture

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Reykjavik Energy (“Orkuveita Reykjavikur”; OR) issued a 15-year inflation-linked green bond worth ISK2.04 billion (approx. €14 million) on August 27th. The...

APs Form Alliance to Fund Infrastructure

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Together, the Swedish state pension funds AP1, AP3 and AP4 annouced joint venture to invest in unlisted Swedish companies focused on...

The Week in Green

The Tipping... Point of Impact Stockholm (NordSIP) - Back from The Hague, where NordSIP had a chance to take part in the inspiring Impact Summit...

Companies Continue to Fail the Climate

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Transition Pathways Initiative published a scathing report on the state of the energy transition according to which, over 80% of...

The Week in Green

A Big Green Giant Stockholm (NordSIP) - In Stockholm, on Tuesday, NordSIP met with the team behind Amundi's EGO, the largest green bond fund in...

Danish Fund Offers Ecological Investment

Stockholm (NordSIP) Several Danish ecological companies are deciding to invest in the spread of organic farming via a public offering made by Denmark’s Ecological...

Natixis Survey Highlights Millennials’ Interest For ESG

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Natixis Global Asset Management recently published the results of their 2017 ESG Report. Viggo Johansen, Country Head Nordic at Natixis Global...

Moxie Future Launches RI Platform For Women

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Moxie Future, the Hong Kong-based company dedicated to the empowerment of women investors and sustainable investment, has launched a Responsible Investment...

Danish Energy Giant DONG Completes Green Transition

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Dong Energy, the largest integrated energy company in Denmark, has sold its oil and gas business to Anglo-Swiss chemicals firm Ineos...

Denmark Invests In Kenya Local SDG Projects

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Denmark has committed an investment of KSh 15 billion (roughly USD 145 million) to the Kenyan market, with half of the...

The Performance Impact of ESG Integration

The past few years have seen a dramatic increase in the attention paid to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) criteria in the investment process....

MFS Integration in Action: Palm Oil

Using the palm oil industry for illustration, MFS research analyst, Pooja Daftary explains how our ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) integration helps us understand...

How do institutional investors view sustainable investing?

In the current economic environment, even the strongest companies will face challenges from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Perhaps now more than ever,...
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