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Erste Asset Management bans coal mines from all mutual funds
Erste Asset Management bans coal mines from all mutual funds
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Erste Asset Management bans coal mines from all mutual funds

Erste Asset Management (EAM) has excluded companies that derive more than 30% of sales from coal mining from its mutual funds. In doing so, EAM is one of the first asset managers to have taken this step. “This was the next logical step for us, having excluded coal mining from our sustainable funds at the […]

Learning points from the Volkswagen scandal
Learning points from the Volkswagen scandal
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Learning points from the Volkswagen scandal

Volkswagen: the largest German car manufacturer. The Porsches: the wealthiest family of Austria. Ferdinand Porsche, the engineering genius who would build the cars that ultimately dominated the German autobahn after Hitler’s war. VW is a part of (industrial) history. But recently, Volkswagen has also written a different sort of history: do you remember José Ignacio […]