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Energy and phasing-out of coal-based electricity
Energy and phasing-out of coal-based electricity
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Energy and phasing-out of coal-based electricity

The topic of energy and electricity provides an excellent background to have a closer look at the issue of energy transition. The prevalent energy mix, which is still very much geared towards fossil fuels, is in the process of transition, as also pointed out by Erste AM’s research partners. The comeback of coal? The current […]

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 […]