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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...

Great companies “doing the right thing” (Jupiter)

by Stuart Cox, Global Fund Manager, at Jupiter Asset Management Some companies that the Jupiter Global Managed Fund invests in are going out of their...

Will COVID-19 prove a watershed for ESG? (Aviva)

This article was originally published as part of Ekonamik's Corona Issue. For more macroeconomic and geopolitical insights from Ekonamik, click here. by Steve Waygood, chief...

Conducting Impact Due Diligence

This article is part of NordSIP Insights - NordSIP Insights - SDGs 2020: 17 Shades Faster. Read or Download the entire publication here. By Irene...

Why global recovery shouldn’t be at the expense of the planet

This article is part of NordSIP Insights - NordSIP Insights - SDGs 2020: 17 Shades Faster. Read or Download the entire publication here. by Andrew...

Investing in Resilient Urban Trends

This article is part of NordSIP Insights - NordSIP Insights - SDGs 2020: 17 Shades Faster. Read or Download the entire publication here. When Tom...

The intersection of impact investing and UN SDGs

This article is part of NordSIP Insights - NordSIP Insights - SDGs 2020: 17 Shades Faster. Read or Download the entire publication here. by Tara...

Carbon Leaders and Laggards in Europe’s Oil Industry

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to the Transition Pathways Initiative’s (TPI) latest briefing on the carbon performance of European integrated oil and gas companies, the...

COVID-19: Implications for ESG Investing (American Century)

by Guillaume Mascotto, Vice President, Head of ESG and Investment Stewardship There’s no doubt COVID-19 is altering global societies and economies. Yet the virus is...

Fossil-free Heating – ESG-driven decision making in practice

This article is part of NordSIP Insights - ESG Integration Case Book 2020. Read or Download the entire publication here. Transition to fossil-free real estate...

Renewable Diesel – A Eureka moment

This article is part of NordSIP Insights - ESG Integration Case Book 2020. Read or Download the entire publication here. Talking to us from New...

Leaseplan – A credit-fuelled transition to carbon neutrality

This article is part of NordSIP Insights - ESG Integration Case Book 2020. Read or Download the entire publication here. According to Saida Eggerstedt, Head...

Salmon Farming – Active management & engagement, the Norwegian way

This article is part of NordSIP Insights - ESG Integration Case Book 2020. Read or Download the entire publication here. by Ann Kristin Brautaset and...

Easy Impact – Lunch Seminar Insights

Even in Nordics, where sustainable investing has become mainstream, the word impact sounds a little intimidating. Those for whom impact is the most unattractive don't...

Transition Bonds – Financing Brown to Green

This article is a part of NordSIP Insights – Handbook – “Sustainable Fixed Income - 2019”. by Yo Takatsuki, Head of ESG Research and...

High Yield – ESG & the Reality of the Bond Market

This article is a part of NordSIP Insights – Handbook – “Sustainable Fixed Income - 2019”. Trade-offs in Sustainable Fixed Income To James Tomlins, fund...

Credit Impact – Delivering Better Returns Through the SDGs

This article is a part of NordSIP Insights – Handbook – “Sustainable Fixed Income - 2019”. ESG and SDG Integration in Fixed Income “Sustainability status...

ESG Bond Investing – Avoiding the Pitfalls

This article is a part of NordSIP Insights – Handbook – “Sustainable Fixed Income - 2019”. by Mamadou-Abou Sarr, Director of Product Development &...

Following the Trend: ESG, AI & Big Data

This article is a part of NordSIP Insights – Handbook – “Systematically Sustainable”. by Richard Tyszkiewicz We are often reminded that sustainability begins at home...

Incorporating Sustainability Factors in Equity Strategies

This article is a part of NordSIP Insights – Handbook – “Systematically Sustainable”. As demand for sustainable investment options continues to grow, understanding the...

Is Your Fundraising Sustainable?

This article was originally published in HedgeNordic’s special report on “Marketing & Sales for Hedge Funds.” by Niclas Düring, Associate Partner, Steward Redqueen B.V. Sustainability has...

Sustainability Tool Shows No Trade-Off

This article is a part of NordSIP Insights – Handbook – “Systematically Sustainable”. “Powerful, objective, scalable and trustworthy – that’s what INNORBIS stands for,”...

Quality & ESG – The Dimensions of Sustainability

This article is a part of NordSIP Insights – Handbook – “Systematically Sustainable”. By integrating ESG factors into their portfolios, investors are increasingly recognizing...

Beyond the Lapel Pin

This comment is the editorial note introducing the NordSIP Insights – Handbook – “Investing Along the 17 Shades of SDGs”. As I often roam...

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...

Three steps to improve the green bond market (Aviva)

by Colin Purdie, Chief Investment Officer, Credit at Aviva Green bonds can be a powerful tool for attracting investment in environmental projects, but reforms are...

Climate Goals – A Breakthrough Sustainable Climate Strategy

This article is a part of the NordSIP Insights – Handbook – “Investing Along the 17 Shades of SDGs”. by State Street Global Advisors Innovative,...

Real Assets – Addressing the SDGs With the Long Term in Sight

This article is a part of the NordSIP Insights – Handbook – “Investing Along the 17 Shades of SDGs”. Achieving the Sustainable Investment Goals...

Corporate Engagement – Lunch Seminar Insights

Over lunch in Stockholm, NordSIP held a seminar with two specialists talking about Corporate Engagement. Together with Tytti Kaasinen from Sustainalytics (previously GES International)...

Can Passive be ESG Active?

Volume growth of index products has been tremendous but ESG index funds or ETFs are still fairly new. You might argue that conviction based...

Green Bond ETFs

by Carl-Christian Höeg, Head of Nordic, Lyxor ETF In 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 Advisors For many investors the question is no longer...

Index-Based Strategies

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