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Interview with WALTER HATAK, Head of Investment Erste AM
Interview with WALTER HATAK, Head of Investment Erste AM

Interview with WALTER HATAK, Head of Investment Erste AM

According to the latest report from Forum for Sustainable Investments, the investments in sustainable funds/mandates (i.e. institutional clients) increased by 39% in 2019. What do you think is the reason for the drastic increase of this asset class? What has become clear during this crisis is that people are ready for big changes within short […]

Frankincense, myrrh, or gold? Have you found the right Christmas present yet?
Frankincense, myrrh, or gold? Have you found the right Christmas present yet?
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Frankincense, myrrh, or gold? Have you found the right Christmas present yet?

The gifts of the three Magi to the new-born Christ Child are well known. Even back then, gold was of high value due to its scarceness and was regarded as a special kind of paying one’s respects to someone. Frankincense and myrrh have since then lost some of their appeal as gifts, but it is […]

World Water Day 2018: Smoke on the water – the water footprint of sustainable investments
World Water Day 2018: Smoke on the water – the water footprint of sustainable investments
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World Water Day 2018: Smoke on the water – the water footprint of sustainable investments

The World Water Day was first introduced on 22 March 1993. The goal was to anchor the meaning of water and thus the efficient use of this critical resource in the collective consciousness. Despite the long history, the importance of water from the point of view of risk has only recently gained in relevance.