The regulatory environment for biodiversity-related risks is constantly changing. Investments in companies that are well prepared will benefit from this trend. Such companies prove to be robust in dealing with new regulations. Biodiversity risks need to be carefully analysed to protect not only investors’ assets but also Mother Earth.
The taxonomy alignment of a fund is comparable to the nutritional information of food. Investors can thus find out transparently to what extent a fund invests in “green activities”. Find out more about taxonomy alignment and how we manage it in our funds in the blog post by Analyst Hebing Dong.
The war in Ukraine is also a watershed in terms of European defense policy. In view of the EU’s planned social taxonomy, the question now arises as to what extent the defense industry’s contribution to national security and peace can be considered sustainable.
So far, there is a lack of uniform standards for socially responsible investments. However, alternative techniques and sources of information can provide insight into the social performance of companies.