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Swedish Companies Launch ‘Green Alliance’ to Support S. Korea’s Action for Carbon Neutrality

Swedish Companies Launch ‘Green Alliance’ to Support S. Korea’s Action for Carbon Neutrality

SEOUL, May 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Over a dozen Swedish companies doing business in South Korea launched a “green” alliance Thursday to commit themselves to a set of carbon-reducing goals in support of Seoul’s green policy drive. The South Korea-Sweden Green Transition Alliance brings together 13 Swedish companies, including furniture giant IKEA, to take part [...]

Sweden’s Första AP-fonden (AP1) Selects eVestment for Asset Manager Monitoring

Sweden’s Första AP-fonden (AP1) Selects eVestment for Asset Manager Monitoring

STOCKHOLM, Sweden and LONDON, June 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Swedish public pension fund Första AP-fonden (AP1) will add to its asset manager selection capabilities by adopting asset manager monitoring capabilities from eVestment, a global leader in institutional investment data and analytics. As pensions around the world search for investment returns at acceptable levels of risk, data [...]

Sinch AB (publ): Invitation to Conference Call and Web Presentation of Sinch Q2 2019 Interim Report

Sinch AB (publ): Invitation to Conference Call and Web Presentation of Sinch Q2 2019 Interim Report

Stockholm, Sweden, Jul. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – Sinch AB will publish its 2019 second quarter interim report on Friday, July 19, 2019, at 07:30 AM CET. You are invited to participate in a conference call at 09:00 AM CET on the same day. Oscar Werner, CEO, and Roshan Saldanha, CFO, will present the report and review [...]

S. Korean First Lady Meets with Swedish “Latte Papas”

S. Korean First Lady Meets with Swedish “Latte Papas”

SEOUL, Jun. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s first lady Kim Jung-sook, accompanying President Moon Jae-in on a state visit to Sweden, met with Swedish men on paternal leave, known as “latte papas.” The term first originated in Sweden, famous for men’s active participation in childcare. Kim participated in an event held in Stockholm’s Humlegården [...]

SEB and Nasdaq to Build Blockchain for Swedish Mutual Fund Market

SEB and Nasdaq to Build Blockchain for Swedish Mutual Fund Market

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — SEB, the Nordic financial services group, and Nasdaq, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) have announced a joint project to test a developed prototype for a  mutual fund trading platform based on blockchain technology. The aim is to increase efficiency in the processing of purchases and sales of fund units and to create a [...]