“Client demand: Swedish pension fund commits $100million to BlackRock’s emerging markets impact fund” – Impact Alpha – May 10, 2018

In an article published on May 10, 2018 ImpactAlpha reported that “Swedish pension fund AP1 has prodded BlackRock to create an emerging-markets equity fund ‘that takes into account measurable social and environmental impact without compromising on financial return.’ The deal sends a number of signals: That environmental, social and governance, or ESG, factors can provide insights […]

“Sweden’s Largest Pension Plan’s $200 Million Anchor Commitment Rockets Co-Impact Fund Above Target” – Chief Investment Officer – April 27, 2018

On April 27, 2018 Chief Investment Officer reported that “Alecta, Sweden’s largest pension fund, has committed a $200 million anchor investment for an impact fund co-investing in emerging market loans, overshooting the fund’s target by $50 million. Closing 25 percentage points above target at $250 million, the new fund is a collaboration of NN Investment […]