200 results for the topic "Sustainability"

ARTICLES IN THE TOPIC “Sustainability”

Why companies must focus on equality and equal opportunities
Why companies must focus on equality and equal opportunities
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Why companies must focus on equality and equal opportunities

Many of our decisions are unconsciously shaped by prejudices, role models and stereotypes that prevent diversity and inclusion. Yet diversity is critical to the future of a company. Overcoming unconscious bias is often the first step in recognizing inequalities and the need for action behind them.

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.

How to combine yield with sustainability factors
How to combine yield with sustainability factors
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How to combine yield with sustainability factors

The issue of ESG is stronger in our consciousness than ever before. In recent years, many measurable indicators have emerged on environmental aspects. Social commitment and good corporate governance are more difficult to quantify. Are these factors even detectable and measurable for a meaningful evaluation?

Social banking as engine for the development of society in CEE
Social banking as engine for the development of society in CEE
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Social banking as engine for the development of society in CEE

Social Banking supports people who are affected by poverty or social exclusion. This will ensure economic growth and prosperity in the region. Since its founding in 2016, Erste Group’s social banking system has already invested 400 million euros in the form of loans in the social development of the CEE regions.

Sustainability-linked bonds – an alternative to green bonds?
Sustainability-linked bonds – an alternative to green bonds?
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Sustainability-linked bonds – an alternative to green bonds?

Green bonds are securities that are allocated to specific energy and environmental projects and are intended to contribute to a climate-friendly transformation of the economy. According to a study by the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI), they reached a record level of $269. 5 billion in 2020. Sustainability-Linked Bonds represent a voluntary commitment for issuers. How exactly they work is explained in our analysis.