• Folksam backs first 'road safety' bond from World Bank

    21 June 2023

    Swedish insurance firm Folksam has fully invested in a SEK1 billion ($93 million) Sustainable Development Bond from the World Bank, which is believed to be the first focused on road safety enhancing projects in developing countries.

  • AllianzGI, EIB target €500m for emerging markets impact fund

    08 November 2021

    Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have raised €440 million ($509 million) for a blended finance fund that will invest in climate-focused investment funds and projects active in emerging markets and developing countries.

  • News round-up: JP Morgan, Campbell Global and more

    22 June 2021
  • Folksam increases its stake in Swedish steel company

    22 June 2021
  • News round-up: Positive Money, Folksam, Zurich, MUFG

    31 March 2021
  • Folksam sets interim climate investing targets

    31 March 2021
  • News round-up - 12 February 2021: Nordea, UK ETS, ESG-focused SPAC launch, HSBC ... and more

    12 February 2021
  • HSBC warned by ClientEarth to back climate shareholder resolution

    12 February 2021
  • 15 major investors back HSBC vote on fossil fuel phase-out plan

    11 January 2021
  • Folksam snaps up more Covid-19 bonds

    06 April 2020

    Swedish insurance company Folksam has invested a further SEK1billion ($99 million), on top of the SEK700 million announced last month, in bonds aimed at alleviating the social and economic effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.