MiFID II Goes Sustainable

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Starting this month, financial advisers in the EU have some new rules to adhere to. On 2 August 2022, the amended...

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Draft EU Sustainability Reporting Standards Get Eurosif’s Blessing

Stockholm (NordSIP) – It has been over a year since European Commissioner Mairead McGuinness officially requested the technical advice of the European Financial Reporting...

PFA Challenges Meta

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Nordic investors have long been among the most vocal critics of the sustainability shortfalls of tech giants. Among institutional investors who...

Duration Considerations in ESG Performance

Stockholm (NordSIP) – As ESG integration and its effects on investment performance continue to generate significant interest among institutional and retail investors, the body...

La Française Spotlights Climate-Aware Strategic Asset Allocation

Stockholm (NordSIP) – For most professional asset managers, integrating climate-related considerations into the investment process is a purely bottom-up exercise. Equity and, increasingly, even...

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Danske Finds New Active Ownership Advocate

Stockholm (NordSIP) – “Active Ownership is becoming a more important part of Danske Bank’s responsible investment strategy to both protect the value and address...

ESG Playmaker Transfers to BlackRock

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The summer break is often when elite footballers get poached by a bigger club.  Sustainability's own transfer season continues in full...

What’s in a Name

So, that’s how you do it! It looks like all it took for the U.S. Senate to finally approve President Biden’s ambitious climate agenda...

SUSTAINABLE BONDS

Sustainable Bond Issuance Down During H1 2022

Stockholm (NordSIP) – According to the latest report from the Climate Bonds initiative, US$417.8 billion worth of debt labelled as green, social, sustainability, sustainability-linked,...

NN IP Bets on Social Bonds

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Companies, governments, and government-related entities are increasingly issuing social bonds to finance projects that contribute to society with a neutral or...

Nordic Investors Rush to Northvolt’s Convertible Note

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Batteries are one of the main hurdles underlying the energy transition from fossil fuels to renewable energies. Given the inability to...

ICMA Updates Green Securitisation Guidelines and SLB KPIs

Stockholm (NordSIP) - As the sustainable fixed income market continues to grow, issuers and investors require the development of definitions, guidelines and indicators to...

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Schroders Finds Partner for Investing in Nature

Stockholm (NordSIP) – According to Conservation International, we could count on nature to provide 30% of the action needed to avoid the worst effects...

NN IP Bets on Social Bonds

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Companies, governments, and government-related entities are increasingly issuing social bonds to finance projects that contribute to society with a neutral or...

Obligo’s New Climate Impact Fund Off to a Good Start

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Obligo Investment Management AS, a Nordic alternative asset manager specialising in sustainable infrastructure and real estate, continues to leverage its local presence...

BlueOrchard Aims for Financial Inclusion

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Founded in 2001 as an initiative of the UN, BlueOrchard became the first commercial manager of microfinance debt investments worldwide. Fast forward...

Varma Invests in Japanese Low-Emissions

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On 20 April, Finnish pension insurance company Varma announced a €300 million investment in Japanese companies through Nomura Asset Management's NEXT...

How Will the War Change ESG?

Amidst the political uncertainties and soaring market volatility, what about ESG? Energy is, of course, at the center of the debate, and supporters of...

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