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How to combine yield with sustainability factors
How to combine yield with sustainability factors
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How to combine yield with sustainability factors

The issue of ESG is stronger in our consciousness than ever before. In recent years, many measurable indicators have emerged on environmental aspects. Social commitment and good corporate governance are more difficult to quantify. Are these factors even detectable and measurable for a meaningful evaluation?

Social banking as engine for the development of society in CEE
Social banking as engine for the development of society in CEE
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Social banking as engine for the development of society in CEE

Social Banking supports people who are affected by poverty or social exclusion. This will ensure economic growth and prosperity in the region. Since its founding in 2016, Erste Group’s social banking system has already invested 400 million euros in the form of loans in the social development of the CEE regions.

Sustainability-linked bonds – an alternative to green bonds?
Sustainability-linked bonds – an alternative to green bonds?
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Sustainability-linked bonds – an alternative to green bonds?

Green bonds are securities that are allocated to specific energy and environmental projects and are intended to contribute to a climate-friendly transformation of the economy. According to a study by the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI), they reached a record level of $269. 5 billion in 2020. Sustainability-Linked Bonds represent a voluntary commitment for issuers. How exactly they work is explained in our analysis.

Sustainable income with “double dividends”
Sustainable income with “double dividends”
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Sustainable income with “double dividends”

Comfortably making return on the money market via interest? A thing of the past. Investors wanting to outsmart inflation should think about dividends and dividend shares. The combination of dividend shares with a selection process that takes into account ESG criteria constitutes an interesting investment alternative. So there is a kind of “two dividends”.