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Franklin Templeton Social Infrastructure Invests in Copenhagen

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Franklin Real Asset Advisors announced the acquisition of a healthcare property located in Copenhagen on behalf of the Franklin Templeton Social Infrastructure Fund (FTSIF). FTSIF is a strategy focused on the real estate market that targets specific opportunities to maintain and strengthen social infrastructures available to local...

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New Sustainable Bond Network For More Transparency

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Nasdaq announced the launch of the Nasdaq Sustainable Bond Network, a global, publicly available web-based platform designed to improve transparency in the market for green, social and sustainability bonds. According to Nasdaq, the online platform provides global sustainable bond issuers with a forum on which to voluntarily publish...

AP1 Fires Head of Equities

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On Friday, December 6th, Olof Jonasson, head of equities at AP1, was let go shortly after the Swedish state pension found...

Nordea’s New Head of Group Sustainable Finance

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Nordea announced the appointment of Anders Langworth as its new Head of Group Sustainable Finance with immediate effect. Langworth has been...

When Women Come Together

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On October 23, KvinnoKapital held an inaugural Gala Dinner and hosted 50 women, four men and one girl at Sjöfartshuset, a...

Beslik Joins 176 Years of History

Stockholm (NordSIP) - “The world needs ground-breaking sustainable finance solutions, and we need that now,” Sasja Beslik (pictured right) states.  After having spent a...

AP1 Fires CEO Johan Magnusson

UPDATED Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Board of Directors of AP1, Sweden’s First National Pension Fund, has announced its decision to dismiss Johan Magnusson from his...

Polhem Infra Hires New CEO

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Polhem Infra announced that Mikael Lundin will take over as CEO on October 1, 2019, at which point he will replace...

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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...

Sustainable Fund Launches

STOXX and Eurex to Launch New USA ESG Index

Stockholm (NordSIP) - STOXX and Eurex have announced that the STOXX USA 500 ESG-X Index will be licensed as an underlying for listed futures...

ESG Screened S&P 500 now Available in UCITS ETF

Stockholm (NordSIP) - State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) launched a new ETF that screens the S&P 500 for ESG exclusions, as an alternative way...

Man GLG Launches Global Sustainable Growth Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Man GLG announced the launch of a new strategy aiming to generate alpha by identifying the strongest companies globally who, through...

New Japanese Equity Team to Focus on ESG Engagement

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On November 13, Neuberger Berman announced that the firm's first Japan-based equities team will manage a “Japan Equity Engagement Strategy” seeking...

New ETF Applies ESG to Government Bonds

Stockholm (NordSIP) - UBS Asset Management announced the launch of a new ETF that applies ESG criteria to a Global Government Bond index benchmark,...

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...

BlackRock Launches Circular Economy Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) - BlackRock started listing a circular economy fund at the beginning of October on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. The BlackRock Global Funds...

All-in-One: Sustainable Multi-Asset Funds

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Heartwood Investment Management, the asset management arm of Swedish bank Handelsbanken in the United Kingdom, has launched four sustainable multi-asset funds...

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New Sustainable Fund Selector Coming to Danske Bank

Stockholm (NordSIP) – At the beginning of October, Susanne Bolin Gärtner left Folksam, where she headed the fund selection and ESG team for external...

The Challenges Facing Sustainable Infrastructure

Stockholm (NordSIP) – As sustainability and climate-related risks continue to climb to the top of policymakers’ and investors’ agendas, sustainable infrastructure is receiving increasingly...

A Fearless Girl in a Bull’s World

Stockholm (NordSIP) – On the occasion of a Gala dinner organised by the Nordic network of women in asset management, KvinnoKapital, on 23 October...
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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...

Time for Fiduciary Duty to tip into Impact

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Shining as the guiding light from a universal lighthouse for any organisation managing other people’s money, the concept of fiduciary duty...

Doom & Gloom but Great Investment Opportunities

80-year old investment veteran Jeremy Grantham paid a visit to Copenhagen this week. His message on climate was a gloomy one while his message on the investment side was more optimistic. The co-founder of Grantham Mayo van Otterloo (GMO) has rock star status in investment circles for predicting with painful accuracy investment bubbles like the tech bubble and the financial crisis. Now he foretells what climate change will do to your portfolio.

Game Changers: from the Nordics to Paris

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Last week, at the Sustainable Investment Forum Europe 2019 (SInvEU) in Paris, organised by Climate Action in collaboration with the UNEP...

Hermes Generate Social Impact Through Active Collaborations

Stockholm (NordSIP) – While the sustainable investment industry is increasingly adopting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to guide their impact-seeking investment efforts, Will Pomroy,...