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Time is running out
Time is running out
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Time is running out

Many of the companies in the utilities sector have so far failed to implement a comprehensive decarbonisation strategy. Utilities sector: assessment & engagement According to the analysis by our partner MSCI, less than half of the companies in this sector[1] have set themselves goals such as the ones required for the containment of climate warming […]

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 […]

Erste Asset Management bans coal mines from all mutual funds
Erste Asset Management bans coal mines from all mutual funds
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Erste Asset Management bans coal mines from all mutual funds

Erste Asset Management (EAM) has excluded companies that derive more than 30% of sales from coal mining from its mutual funds. In doing so, EAM is one of the first asset managers to have taken this step. “This was the next logical step for us, having excluded coal mining from our sustainable funds at the […]