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European Forum Alpbach: Overcoming the Crisis with Energy Transition, Capital Markets Union and Digitalisation
European Forum Alpbach: Overcoming the Crisis with Energy Transition, Capital Markets Union and Digitalisation
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European Forum Alpbach: Overcoming the Crisis with Energy Transition, Capital Markets Union and Digitalisation

“The Great Transformation”: This was this year’s Forum Alpbach’s overarching motto for the talks and panel discussions among the assembled top politicians, economic leaders and scientists from around the world. Partly on-site and partly online, between 18 August and 3 September a total of 4,134 participants from 62 countries discussed possible ways out of the corona pandemic crisis and global future scenarios.

Erste Asset Management financial markets outlook for the second half of 2021
Erste Asset Management financial markets outlook for the second half of 2021
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Erste Asset Management financial markets outlook for the second half of 2021

Since the beginning of the year, the rapid recovery of the economy has mainly supported securities such as equities. But what happens next? Erste AM Managing Director Heinz Bednar and Head of Multi Asset Alexander Lechner explain how the second half of 2021 and especially our focus on sustainability will continue to develop in our outlook for the next six months.

Erste Group is first financial institution to commit to the European Commission’s Green Consumption Pledge
Erste Group is first financial institution to commit to the European Commission’s Green Consumption Pledge
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Erste Group is first financial institution to commit to the European Commission’s Green Consumption Pledge

As the first financial institution in Europe, Erste Group has joined the European Commission’s Green Consumption Pledge initiative to accelerate its contribution to a sustainable economic recovery. The Green Consumption Pledge is the first initiative delivered under the New Consumer Agenda and part of the European Climate Pact.