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Sustainable finance initiatives – a jumble of letters or effective multi-stakeholder approaches?
Sustainable finance initiatives – a jumble of letters or effective multi-stakeholder approaches?
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Sustainable finance initiatives – a jumble of letters or effective multi-stakeholder approaches?

Sustainable finance is a dynamic process that aims to make the financial system sustainable. In his guest article, Michael Schmidt, member of the Sustainable Finance Advisory Board of the German Federal Government, explains why the many different initiatives on the topic of sustainable finance are needed and which three points are necessary for the sustainable transformation of our financial system.

Climate Score: How we can identify sustainable leaders and laggards
Climate Score: How we can identify sustainable leaders and laggards
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Climate Score: How we can identify sustainable leaders and laggards

In order to further improve sustainable company analysis, the Responsible Investments team at Erste Asset Management developed the Climate Score last year. The score combines various environmental data to identify the sustainable leaders and laggards in each economic sector. Read the blog post to find out how the score works and what it can be used for.

How can I as an investor benefit optimally from structural changes?
How can I as an investor benefit optimally from structural changes?
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How can I as an investor benefit optimally from structural changes?

Megatrends are long-term developments that not only change the financial markets, but also global economic and social life. As an investor, you can benefit from these trends, especially with a long-term investment horizon, provided you are aware of the risks and opportunities of such a strategy. Find out which structural changes could shape the markets in the future and thus offer opportunities for investors in the blog post.

FNG Label: 17 top marks for our sustainable funds
FNG Label: 17 top marks for our sustainable funds
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FNG Label: 17 top marks for our sustainable funds

Strict criteria, a clear investment process, and many years of expertise pay off, as illustrated by our results in this year’s award of the FNG Label by Forum Nachhaltige Geldanlagen (FNG; Forum for Sustainable Investments). All 17 funds submitted by Erste Asset Management were awarded the quality label for sustainable investment funds, capturing the top rating of three stars.

Climate risks: Is climate change that bad?
Climate risks: Is climate change that bad?
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Climate risks: Is climate change that bad?

This year’s September went down as the warmest in measurement history. Especially in our regions, it was a welcome extension of the summer for many. However, the warmer temperatures clearly show us the consequences of climate change. The risks this entails for the economy and companies and how we take these into account in our investment processes is the topic of our new ESGenius Letter.