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    ESG by Retrofitting


    Another week, another greenwashing scandal. This time around, it’s Goldman Sachs Asset Management’s (GSAM) turn to eat humble pie instead of the more traditional pumpkin or pecan flavours of the […]

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    November 25, 2022


    On Summiting


    This season, the leaders of the world have some really tough choices to make. Should they scuba-dive straight into the balmy waters of climate negotiations in Sharm El-Sheikh or practice […]

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    November 18, 2022


    Integrating Environmental, Social & Governance Factors in Private Equity


    Maura Reilly Kennedy, Managing Director, NB Private Equity
    Jennifer Signori, Managing Director, ESG and Impact Investing



    Integrating Climate Risk into Private Markets


    Jennifer Signori, Managing Director, Neuberger Berman


    Democracy by Proxy


    As all eyes are glued on a sunny Egyptian resort, you might have missed this somewhat less spectacular revolution-in-the-making rocking the formerly secretive club of proxy voting lately. In a […]

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    November 11, 2022


    25 Worst Corporate Climate Saboteurs Exposed


    Stockholm (NordSIP) – The Laundromat’s mission is to shine a light on the various ways that greenwashing companies and governments are claiming to be acting sustainably while making sure that […]

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    November 9, 2022


    Spooked by Nukes


    It has been a truly nightmarish Halloween week. Forget the usual paraphernalia of ghosts, vampires, and jack-o’-lanterns. This year, several news stories competed to make the scary experience so much […]

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    November 4, 2022


    FIFA’s Carbon Neutrality Own Goal


    Stockholm (NordSIP) – Having already put the boot into the 2022 Qatar World Cup in the context of workers’ rights and modern slavery, this week the Laundromat’s attention is drawn […]

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    November 3, 2022


    Greenwishing Woes


    An offhand remark by a portfolio manager the other day gets me thinking. Am I perhaps being way too gullible and lenient when it comes to greenwishing? The universally despised […]

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    October 28, 2022


    UK Regulator Tackles Greenwashing Its Own Way


    Stockholm (NordSIP) –The United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced a new package of measures to tackle greenwashing on the 25th of October 2022.  Despite having cut its official ties […]

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    October 27, 2022


    Tough(ish) Talk


    It might seem like the United Nations Global Compact has been around forever. In fact, the venerable pact, launched by former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, is still in its early […]

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    October 21, 2022


    When Climate Change Sceptics Take Charge


    Stockholm (NordSIP) – Greenwashing takes many forms, typically involving corporations signing up to lofty environmental targets and creating lots of green marketing collateral while continuing with business-as-usual behind the scenes.  […]

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    Importing Sun


    Up here in the sun-worshipping North, we have always known to appreciate the gifts of the mighty celestial body. Even more so this time of the year, as we move […]

    October 14, 2022


    The Social Harm of Big Tech Platforms


    The big tech stocks have been firmly establishing themselves in the top 10 holdings of the MSCI World index for the past decade.  This means they are likely to be […]

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    October 13, 2022


    Carpe This Colourful Diem!


    Are you as excited as I am about the prospect of foliage peeping this weekend? Years spent in the subtropics have made me truly appreciate the generous explosion of colours […]

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    October 7, 2022


    Sugary COP27 Sponsor Leaves Bitter Aftertaste


    Stockholm (NordSIP) – “Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer,” the saying goes, and it may be the only plausible explanation for the announcement on September 28, 2022 of […]

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    October 5, 2022


    To Make a Difference You Need to Be Different


    An interview of Sjoerd Rozing, Triodos

    October 4, 2022


    Gas Leaks


    What is it with American politicians and their uncanny predictive powers, I wonder. Remember ex-POTUS Trump’s famous “Last night in Sweden” remark and the imaginary terrorist attack he somehow conjured […]

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    September 30, 2022


    Reclaiming the Word Impact for its Rightful Owners


    Stockholm (NordSIP) – The NordSIP Laundromat machines have a range of programmes.  So far we have run the green washing and sports washing ones, but what about this impact wash […]

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    September 29, 2022


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