154 results for the topic "Sustainability"

ARTICLES IN THE TOPIC “Sustainability”

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 […]

Gold: the most sustainable commodity in the world?
Gold: the most sustainable commodity in the world?
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Gold: the most sustainable commodity in the world?

Guest commentary by expert Ronald-Peter Stöferle The public is still being fed the narrative of gold being a dirty metal. Gold is considered environmentally reproachable because open-pit mining requires enormous volumes of rock to be moved; and in rare cases, mercury is used in the process. Gold is also regarded as soiled in terms of […]

All that glitters is not gold
All that glitters is not gold
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All that glitters is not gold

In order to produce gold, bauxite, copper, nickel, tin, tantalum, wolfram, and other metallic commodities, forests are cleared, rivers poisoned, people exploited, and entire ecosystems destroyed. Irresponsible production practices in mining have become one of the most significant threats to the environment of our times. Why are some commodities referred to as conflict minerals? Metal […]

Tiffany as exemplary company in the field of sustainability
Tiffany as exemplary company in the field of sustainability
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Tiffany as exemplary company in the field of sustainability

The takeover by LVMH raised the media profile of Tiffany last week substantially. Not only financial aspects, but also the sustainability strategy make the company attractive. Tiffany has gone through an impressive development in terms of sustainability. The company has co-financed or implemented numerous projects to facilitate a better and more environmentally friendly production of […]

Changes to the investment universe, September 2019 – November 2019
Changes to the investment universe, September 2019 – November 2019
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Changes to the investment universe, September 2019 – November 2019

Admitted PowerCell Sweden AB (sector: Electrical Components & Equipment), EAM ESG rating 09/2019 of C; admitted into the investment universe of ERSTE WWF STOCK ENVIRONMENT in September 2019. The company was created as a spin-out from Volvo Group in 2008. PowerCell Sweden AB develops and produces modular and scalable fuel cell stacks and systems.   […]