There are investments that create a better world. Microloans give people in the Third World a chance to a better life and facilitate a stable yield for domestic investors.
The Paris climate conference has yet again confronted the public with the importance of a sustainable and environmentally friendly economy for the future of our planet. The goal of imposing a cap on global warming of below two degrees centigrade requires a Herculean effort. Paul Severin interviews Clemens Klein, senior fund manager about the results […]
Engagement means that investors enter into a dialogue with companies, aiming to persuade them to act more responsibly. This can be a long and tedious process, but this kind of communication is certainly worthwhile.
Last Friday, 24 April marked the second anniversary of the collapse of the Rana Plaza complex in Bangladesh, in which more than 1,100 people perished. Immediately following the disaster, which represented the climax of a string of similar events in the textile industry there, the Bangladesh Memorandum was adopted. ERSTE-SPARINVEST was one of the first […]