Nordea’s climate experts on what to expect from COP27
This year the UN climate summit, COP27 will be held amid rocketing energy and food prices and overall difficult geopolitical circumstances. We have interviewed Nordea’s climate experts Stefan Henningsson and Matti Kahra on what they expect will be the outcome.
The new MiFID II regulation will not bring big changes to Nordea’s investment advice, but will hopefully give the customer an even better opportunity to consider sustainable alternatives, according to Kerstin Lysholm from Nordea’s Investment Center.
In 2021 Nordea’s ESG experts engaged in more than 1,000 dialogues with companies in the name of Nordea’s funds. The dialogues were held to address issues such as climate change, human rights and governance.
Vibrant, inclusive and lots of fun: Nordea proudly partners with Pride
Already now many volunteers from Nordea are preparing activities and parades. Colleagues from all over Nordea will march under the Nordea flag, not only to celebrate diversity but also to send an important signal that Nordea is an inclusive workplace.
The interest for climate-aware investments has increased hugely during the past years and has led to a broader investment offering. But it can still be fairly difficult for an investor to understand how an investment alternative marketed as fossil-free could help combat climate change.
Green bonds are bonds where the money from the bonds are earmarked for green purposes such as financing renewable energy projects, electric vehicles or energy efficient building loans to consumers or businesses.
An oil company included in funds aiming to support more sustainable future might sound controversial. A Nordea fund manager and a ESG-analyst discuss the case of Neste and the company's net zero ambition.
Active ownership is when shareholders engage in a company they have invested in to influence the company’s strategy and actions. It is a method often used in responsible investing to directly influence a company’s decisions.