There are still many questions to be posed about the standardization of sustainability reporting, particularly from an investor perspective, says Martin Skancke, chair of the Principles for Responsible Investment association (PRI).
Sweden's largest fund manager is launching a climate impact fund with Swedbank's insurance unit as anchor investor. "We've had some great interest from larger investors and are in close contact with several potential investors that have expressed an interest," the new fund's portfolio manager tells AMWatch.
On Thursday morning, SpareBank 1 SR-Bank revealed that subsidiary SR-Forvaltning had been sold to its asset management department. CEO of SpareBank 1 Forvaltning, Ronni Møller Pettersen, explains that they will now launch funds under the SpareBank brand.
The value duo Jens Moestrup Rasmussen and Kasper Billy Jacobsen are returning to portfolio management after more than a year on the sidelines. They are now ready to launch a new fund alongside a former colleague, and have international ambitions.
The USD 18bn Copenhagen-based credit boutique adds four more experienced hires to its new US team. The team, which was established in March with the hire of Jim Wiant as a new partner, now boasts eight investment professionals.
The Swedish real estate company estimates that it will need to invest around EUR 490m to meet its climate goals. The funds will be used on improving energy efficiency and solar power, among other things.
Pension fund PenSam is raising the bar in the race to be green taking place in the pension industry. By 2025, the company wants to reduce CO2 emissions generated by its investment portfolios by a total of 44 percent.