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Is ESG Detrimental to Labour?

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Over the last week, a discussion has been raging over the nature of ESG investments. Following the publication of a research piece by Vincent Deluard, director of Global Macro Strategy at INTL FCStone, several articles have questioned whether ESG ETFs’ performance is achieved at the detriment...

Green Bond News

Kommuninvest Issues SEK5 billion Green Bond

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Kommuninvest conducted a new green bond transaction on May 18th. The tap was worth SEK5 billion and the green bond pays a 0.625% coupon and matures in June 2023. The transaction was priced at a 101.62% premium to yield 0.086%. Demand was strong with 15 investors participating...

Latest Third-Party Events

PRI Hosts First Nordic Forum

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On Tuesday, February 4, the PRI held a Nordic Forum for the first time. This event gathered a large audience of...

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,”...

Where is the “G” of Japan?

Stockholm (NordSIP) - At the TBLI Conference, which took place in Hong Kong on November 11 and 12, NordSIP had a chance to catch...

EU Taxonomy – Room for Improvement

Stockholm (NordSIP) – At a recent event organised by Schroders, NordSIP heard from Flemming Hedén, Senior Advisor at the Climate policy unit of Naturvårdsverket,...

Questioning the Status Quo

Stockholm (NordSIP) – On September 17, Nordea held its third annual Nordic Sustainable Finance Conference. This edition focused on opportunities and on providing practical...

Closing the Gender Gap in 200 Years isn’t Good Enough

Stockholm (NordSIP) - At a recent event hosted by Kvinnokapital, a network of women in the asset management industry, Diana van Maasdijk told the...

ETFs to Meet Increased Sustainability Demand

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Research shows that investor demand for sustainable investment (SI) and ESG strategies is growing fast. According to the Global Sustainable Investment...

Shifting Mindsets to a Sustainable Long Term

Stockholm (NordSIP) - “The long-term sustainability goals are due to be reached soon.” With these words, Anita Lindberg, Chair of Sweden’s Sustainable Investment Forum...

Sustainable Fund Launches

Triodos Now Available in Sweden

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On Tuesday, May 26th, Triodos Investment Management announced that the Triodos Global Equities Impact Fund, Triodos Euro Bond Impact Fund, and...

S&P Global Launches Proprietary ESG Scores

Stockholm (NordSIP) - S&P Global has launched the S&P Global ESG Scores. The proprietary system provides an annual evaluation of over 7,300 companies’ sustainability...

UBP Launches New Impact EM Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) -  Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) has announced the launch of the UBAM - Positive Impact Emerging Equity fund. The fund will complement...

Lyxor Launches New Megatrend ESG Funds

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Lyxor has launched five new thematic ETFs focusing on the investment megatrends reshaping the globe, including the digital economy, disruptive technology,...

Lyxor Launches New DAX ESG ETF

Stockholm (NordSIP) -  Lyxor Asset Management launched a new ETF providing exposure to the 50 best ESG companies on the DAX, in an effort...

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...

BlackRock Launches COVID19 UN SDG Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On Thursday, April 16th, BlackRock announced the launch of the BlackRock Global Impact Fund, a new active equity impact strategy. The...

In the news

BNPP AM Hires Duet PMs to Manage Global Long-Short Sustainability-Themed Strategy (Press Release)

BNP Paribas Asset Management (‘BNPP AM’) announces the appointment of Ulrik Fugmann and Edward...

​Kommuninvest improves its ESG rating (Press Release)

Kommuninvest has improved its sustainability rating from ISS-oekom. In the latest evaluation, in March...

Aegon Asset Management strengthens its global responsible investment team with three hires (Press Release)

Aegon Asset Management has further strengthened its global responsible investment team with three hires. Both...

PIMCO ESG head retires (Investment Week)

PIMCO's head of ESG strategies and manager of the £614m Select UK Income Bond...

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As climate change rises up the political agenda throughout the West and beyond, shareholders have an important role to play in limiting global fossil fuel consumption by pressuring oil companies to amend their strategies, argues Sora Utzinger.

Interviews

The Dangers of Simplistic Sustainable Fund Selection

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to a report by Citywire Selector, ABN Amro closed a strategy managed by Janus Henderson based on scores from Morningstar...

Katapulted into an Ocean of Opportunities

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Despite the economic crisis and the restrictions imposed by the pandemic, impact opportunities continue to flourish. Jonas Skattum Svegaarden (pictured) who...
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Fibla Møller Jumps Ship

Stockholm (NordSIP) - After working as ESG Manager at the Danish MP Pension, Anna Maria Fibla Møller (pictured) moved on to a new challenge...

When Investing East Goes South

Investing in sustainability projects across the world is in an exciting proposition to many, potentially being both profitable and ethical - though it is...

Newsletter: The Week in Green

The Week in Green – January 31: Take it Easy!

In our most recent edition of NordSIP Insights, we look at the easiest way to access impact opportunities. At a recent event in Stockholm,...

The Week in Green – January 24: Eyes Wide Open

This week, we received further proof that the dime finally dropped on climate change (for most at least). For the first time since the...

The Week in Green – January 17: Commitments

The commitments for investments in a sustainable future continue this week and seem to confirm the early trend for the year. As Greta stated...

NordSIP Insights

NBIM Highlights Shareholder Voting Challenges

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), the asset manager responsible for the...

ESG Dominates 2019 Index Growth

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to a study of the global index industry by Burton-Taylor...

ESG implications of the COVID-19 pandemic (BMO GAM)

The global coronavirus pandemic is an unprecedented global crisis. The human, economic and financial...

Wanted: Visionary Leaders and a Green Marshall Plan

by Matthew Smith, Head of Sustainable Investments, Storebrand Asset Management Over the last couple of...

Introducing a User Guide to COVID-19

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On March 27th, Andrea Galeotti and Paolo Surico, Professors of Economics...

Are Indonesian companies waking up to climate risk? (BMO GAM)

Indonesia is one of the world’s biggest emitters of greenhouse gases, driven by deforestation...

Gender Diversity – a decade of progress, but it must continue (BMO GAM)

We recognise the value that diversity in the boardroom and senior management can bring...

A new life for old coal power? (BMO GAM)

However, closure of coal-fired power comes with a social cost, as the Just Transition2...

BP sets a course for net zero (BMO GAM)

It has defined the destination of the company in 2050, while leaving open a...

From the latest Events

PRI Hosts First Nordic Forum

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On Tuesday, February 4, the PRI held a Nordic Forum for the first time. This event gathered a large audience of...

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,”...

Where is the “G” of Japan?

Stockholm (NordSIP) - At the TBLI Conference, which took place in Hong Kong on November 11 and 12, NordSIP had a chance to catch...

EU Taxonomy – Room for Improvement

Stockholm (NordSIP) – At a recent event organised by Schroders, NordSIP heard from Flemming Hedén, Senior Advisor at the Climate policy unit of Naturvårdsverket,...

Questioning the Status Quo

Stockholm (NordSIP) – On September 17, Nordea held its third annual Nordic Sustainable Finance Conference. This edition focused on opportunities and on providing practical...