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ARTICLES IN THE TOPIC “Sustainability”

The miracle forest and why we need to protect it
The miracle forest and why we need to protect it

The miracle forest and why we need to protect it

The forest ecosystem is not only an important carbon store, but also a habitat for a variety of plants and creatures. In this interview, Robert Pröll, farmer, national park ranger, and speaker at this year’s sustainability conference, explains why we need to protect the “miracle of the forest” more than ever in the fight against the climate crisis.

Sustainable finance initiatives – a jumble of letters or effective multi-stakeholder approaches?
Sustainable finance initiatives – a jumble of letters or effective multi-stakeholder approaches?
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Sustainable finance initiatives – a jumble of letters or effective multi-stakeholder approaches?

Sustainable finance is a dynamic process that aims to make the financial system sustainable. In his guest article, Michael Schmidt, member of the Sustainable Finance Advisory Board of the German Federal Government, explains why the many different initiatives on the topic of sustainable finance are needed and which three points are necessary for the sustainable transformation of our financial system.

Climate Score: How we can identify sustainable leaders and laggards
Climate Score: How we can identify sustainable leaders and laggards
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Climate Score: How we can identify sustainable leaders and laggards

In order to further improve sustainable company analysis, the Responsible Investments team at Erste Asset Management developed the Climate Score last year. The score combines various environmental data to identify the sustainable leaders and laggards in each economic sector. Read the blog post to find out how the score works and what it can be used for.

FNG Label: 17 top marks for our sustainable funds
FNG Label: 17 top marks for our sustainable funds
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FNG Label: 17 top marks for our sustainable funds

Strict criteria, a clear investment process, and many years of expertise pay off, as illustrated by our results in this year’s award of the FNG Label by Forum Nachhaltige Geldanlagen (FNG; Forum for Sustainable Investments). All 17 funds submitted by Erste Asset Management were awarded the quality label for sustainable investment funds, capturing the top rating of three stars.

Sustainability labels: How they can help with investment decisions
Sustainability labels: How they can help with investment decisions
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Sustainability labels: How they can help with investment decisions

Investors are increasingly focusing on environmental, social and governance criteria when it comes to their investments. But how can investors even know which products and funds are truly sustainable? One way of separating the wheat from the chaff is to use sustainability labels.

Climate risks: Is climate change that bad?
Climate risks: Is climate change that bad?
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Climate risks: Is climate change that bad?

This year’s September went down as the warmest in measurement history. Especially in our regions, it was a welcome extension of the summer for many. However, the warmer temperatures clearly show us the consequences of climate change. The risks this entails for the economy and companies and how we take these into account in our investment processes is the topic of our new ESGenius Letter.