Research by Theme

Sustainable Development Goals

Climate Change, Low Carbon & Green Energy

Survey Highlights AMs’ Diversity and Climate Shortcomings

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to a recent report by Redington, a UK-based investment consultant, asset managers need to redouble their efforts to address climate...

Bad Data Holds Back 60% of Passive Investors

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Despite strong regulatory and investor demand for more environmentally friendly investment strategies, one of the recurring complaints we hear about it...

Diversity

Survey Highlights AMs’ Diversity and Climate Shortcomings

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to a recent report by Redington, a UK-based investment consultant, asset managers need to redouble their efforts to address climate...

Sexual harassment – an emerging risk

by Waldemar Wojdyło, Senior Research Analyst, GES The 25th of November is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and its goal...

Do the Nordics Lack Diversity?

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On September 6, Thomson Reuters announced the ranking of the top 100 most diverse & inclusive organisations globally for 2018, according...

Food & Nutrition

The future of food (GES)

In this blogpost in two parts, Tytti Kaasinen, Head of Stewardship & Risk Engagement at GES dives into the future of food, inspired by...

Governance

Social Impact

Pairing financial goals with social good

Socially responsible investing (SRI) is an increasingly popular way of investing that integrates financial objectives with environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) issues. It...

Research by Geography

Nordics

SWE Firms Fall Short on Pension Sustainability Requirements, Study Finds

Stockholm (NordSIP) – A new study conducted by Swedish insurance and pensions company SPP has found that Swedish companies largely don’t impose sustainability requirements...

Norway SWF plans oil divestment; scepticism remains

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Norway’s famously oil- and gas dependent €829 billion Sovereign Wealth Fund has announced a plan under consideration to divest its petroleum...

Emerging Markets

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...

References & Definitions

Investment Performance & Rankings

Nordics Rank Best in SDGs, DWS finds

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On April 10, DWS, formerly known as Deutsche Asset Management and one of the world's largest asset management houses with €700...

IRRI Survey, Nordics: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Independent Research in Responsible Investment (IRRI) 2017 survey results were announced earlier this week. The report, conducted by Research Editor...

Market Trends

Research by Strategy

Alternative Investments

Hedge Funds Increasingly Adopting RI: Report

Stockholm (NordSIP) - From niche to mainstream: Responsible Investment and hedge funds, a new report from the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) and the...

An Alternative Approach to Responsible Investing

CAIA - On Thursday evening, May 18, 2017, CAIA’s Boston Chapter held a panel discussion at the InterContinental Boston on "An Alternative Approach to...

Fixed Income

Lyxor Sponsors ESG Research, Divests from Coal

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Lyxor Asset Management, a part of Société Générale Group, sponsored research that shows ESG integration doesn't affect risk-adjusted returns. The asset...

ESG Indices & ETFs

Gender Diversify Your Strategy

This article is a part of the NordSIP Insights – Handbook – “Investing Along the 17 Shades of SDGs”. Investing in companies that have...

Do the Nordics Lack Diversity?

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On September 6, Thomson Reuters announced the ranking of the top 100 most diverse & inclusive organisations globally for 2018, according...

DWS: How To Make Portfolio Climate Risks Transparent

The following is a media advisory from DWS: How to make the climate risks in a portfolio transparent Climate change is not an indeterminate, world-wide phenomenon...

Bitcoins & Block Chains

Impact Washing, Big Data and Blended Finance

Stockholm (NordSIP) - A survey carried out by Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), reflects 229 respondents’ perspectives on the growth and development of the...

Responsible investment and block chain (UNPRI)

The implications of blockchain for responsible investment 16 April 2018 Central share depositories Modern shares are often not directly held by shareholders, but in bulk by...

How the blockchain could transform sustainability reporting (GreenBiz)

Forget Bitcoin. I’ll let the get-rich-quick crowd focus on this and its cryptocurrency cousins. I’m excited about the hard-working underlying technology that makes Bitcoin possible...

Systematic & Quant

NordSIP Reports

NordSIP Insights

Climate change: The next global sytemic risk

This article is part of NordSIP Insights - The Recovery Handbook. Read or Download the entire publication here. by Wendy Cromwell, CFA, Vice Chair and...

Sustainable ETF Investments in the Post-Pandemic World

This article is part of NordSIP Insights - The Recovery Handbook. Read or Download the entire publication here. Although COVID-19 has changed the face of...

Academic Literature on ESG Remains Skeptical

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to a review of ESG and responsible investing by global institutional investors published by the CFA Institute, responsible investing has...