The 77th edition of the European Forum Alpbach recently came to an end. This year, the symposium was held under the central motto “The New Europe”, with topics such as climate protection or security policy on the agenda.
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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.
Erste Asset Management pulls the plug on coal on 1 July
We are pulling the plug on coal, abstaining from investments in companies that operate in the fields of coal mining or the production of electricity or fuel from coal from 1 July 2021 onwards.
Erste Asset Management becomes a climate-neutral fund company
Numerous companies increasingly see themselves as responsible for doing something to protect the climate, and for good reasons. Erste Asset Management compensates for company-specific CO2 emissions and supports international climate protection projects.
EU GREEN DEAL: OUT OF THE CRISIS, BUT THE RIGHT WAY
The “European Green Deal” is a new vision for a sustainable and fair economic system in Europe. Green investments can also be profitable investors in the long term.
Everybody will know someone who is affected by climate change
Will Europe become the first climate-neutral continent in the world? What has become of the climate movement? In recent months, Corona has completely ousted the issue of climate change from the media. Walter Hatak, Head of Sustainable Investments at 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 […]
ERSTE FUTURE INVEST: Megatrends cannot be stopped
Interview with fund manager Bernhard Selinger on the development of the fund ERSTE FUTURE INVEST.
“In 2040, 60% of all new cars will be electric” – Interview with equity fund manager
Equity fund manager Clemens Klein is interviewed about promising new environmental technologies and explains what investing in renewable forms of energy can do to help the environment.
Meat as a driver of climate change
Cattle-breeding on a global scale is very harmful to the environment. The usage of water in draught areas is one of the biggest problems. But are substitute products the answer to limiting emissions from meat production?