• Nordea, Kempen among new Finance for Biodiversity Pledge signatories

    30 November 2021

    Financial firms managing more than €12 trillion ($13.6 trillion) in assets have now signed the Finance for Biodiversity Pledge after nine new signatories joined the initiative, including Nordea Asset Management and Kempen.

  • Asset owners commit to net zero

    14 September 2021

    The owners of trillions of assets have made net-zero commitments - but what do they actually mean, asks Thomas Cox

  • Aviva: OECD climate platform could reduce greenwashing

    04 June 2021

    Aviva Investors has renewed calls for an Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) climate finance platform it said could reduce greenwashing by encouraging investment in emerging markets.

  • Pension funds and insurers commit to carbon-neutral investments by 2050

    25 September 2019

    The newly launched alliance is responsible for $2.4trn in investments

  • Danish pensions to invest $50bn in green transition

    23 September 2019

    Danish pension funds, led by PensionDanmark, have committed to investing $50 billion in the 'green transition' by 2030.

  • €2.8bn infra fund attracts broad pension fund investment

    29 December 2017

    Danish fund manager Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has raised €2.8 billion ($3.35 billion) in a sixth close of its third energy fund, with investment largely from European pension funds.

  • Pension funds back Scandinavian infrastructure fund with DKK8.8bn

    16 March 2017

    Danish fund manager Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has launched a new energy infrastructure fund targeting renewables, with initial commitments of DKK8.8 billion ($1.3 billion).

  • Infra fund loans $61m to Texan wind project

    25 November 2016

    A fund backed primarily by Scandinavian institutions has made a $61 million loan to an onshore wind project in Texas, after agreeing a partnership deal with its developer.

  • Infra fund backs £160m UK biomass plant

    08 August 2016

    A fund backed by 19 institutions has invested in the construction of a £160 million ($210 million) biomass project in the UK.

  • COP blog: investors raise their voices on climate change

    23 November 2015

    With so much time and energy focused on COP21, stakeholders might be forgiven for thinking that Paris is the endgame.