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Biodiversity & nature: how can we integrate them?
Biodiversity & nature: how can we integrate them?
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Biodiversity & nature: how can we integrate them?

At Erste AM, we have been dealing with sustainable investment for many years and have also included biodiversity agendas in our considerations. With our new biodiversity guideline, these issues are to be integrated even more formally into our processes. In addition, we are defining concrete biodiversity goals in the investment process that we want to achieve by 2030.

Sixth progress report of the IPCC: Physical risks of global warming
Sixth progress report of the IPCC: Physical risks of global warming
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Sixth progress report of the IPCC: Physical risks of global warming

In August 2021, the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) published a report on global climate change. One of the key messages is that human influence has warmed the atmosphere, land areas and oceans. Heat waves, precipitation and the resulting soil moisture were identified as relevant physical risks.

Ørsted AS: Best Practice and Environmental Leader
Ørsted AS: Best Practice and Environmental Leader

Ørsted AS: Best Practice and Environmental Leader

According to our evaluation, the Danish Ørsted AS is among the leading companies in the environmental sector, which results from a radical transformation of the business model that the company has gone through in the recent decade. Whereas ten years ago the company produced 85% of its energy from fossil fuels and only 15% from […]

Time is running out
Time is running out
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Time is running out

Many of the companies in the utilities sector have so far failed to implement a comprehensive decarbonisation strategy. Utilities sector: assessment & engagement According to the analysis by our partner MSCI, less than half of the companies in this sector[1] have set themselves goals such as the ones required for the containment of climate warming […]