If you have a long-term horizon when it comes to saving, you can lay the foundation for a comfortable capital stock with small, regular amounts – and invest in “green” topics at the same time.
Article on tag "ESG"
How our ESGenius App helps us to track engagements
With our self-developed “ESGenius” App, we can track and document our ESG activities such as engagements. Two current examples show how the app helps us improve our ESG performance.
A sustainable story of success
In July, the ERSTE RESPONSIBLE STOCK GLOBAL fund will celebrate its 20th anniversary. During its history so far, the fund has achieved a highly successful performance while the world of sustainable investments has changed fundamentally.
Microfinance defies international capital markets in 2022
The microfinance market also faced a variety of challenges in 2022. Despite the difficult environment, however, the global market continued to grow dynamically. The ERSTE RESPONSIBLE MICROFINANCE also developed positively in the previous year compared with the global equity and bond markets.
“Environmental themes offer potential for long-term growth phase“
Forbes Magazine ranked Clemens Klein, fund manager of ERSTE WWF STOCK ENVIRONMENT, as one of the top ten fund managers of the German-speaking region. In our interview, he talks about the investment strategy and philosophy of the fund.
Chatbot “Sustainable Investing”: The new expert on sustainability
With so much information and offers on sustainable investing, investors can easily lose track of what’s out there. Our new chatbot “Sustainable Investing” can help here and shed some light on the matter. In this article, we explain which questions the chatbot can answer and how to find it.
The topic of water in sustainable investing
Clean water is one of the most valuable and important resources on our planet. This is one of the reasons why ERSTE WWF STOCK ENVIRONMENT invests specifically in companies that help to reduce water consumption. In this article, we explain what role the topic of water plays in sustainable investment and how water risks are taken into account in the investment process.
Energy of the Future
There is no perfect solution to solve our energy problems in the long term, explains Walter Hatak, Head of Responsible Investments. But instead of burying our heads in the sand, we should be able to choose the best possible alternative, take the future into account in our planning, and learn from past mistakes.
REPower EU – what’s behind it?
2022 was a game changer in energy policy. The European Union presented RePower EU, an ambitious programme for independence from fossil energy from Russia and for accelerating the energy transition. Fund manager Alexander Weiss explains in his blog post what goals the programme is pursuing and what has happened so far.
Inflation Reduction Act: what’s next?
The Inflation Reduction Act is designed to get the US back on track in terms of climate protection. What will the law achieve and who could benefit from it? Senior Research Analyst Stefanie Schock addresses these questions in her article.