“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 […]

“Brazilian Monetary Authority Approves New ESG Requirements in the Investment Rules of Occupational Pension Funds” – UN Environment Program Finance Initiative – July 10, 2018

On July 10, 2018 UN Environment Program Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) reported that on “May 25, 2018, the Brazilian National Monetary Council (CMN) published Resolution CMN 4.661/2018, which revised the norm that governs occupational pension funds’ investments. The new norm requires pension funds’ asset managers to consider environment, social and governance (ESG) risks as part […]