Impact investing means investing in companies, organizations and funds with the aim of generating measurable, positive effects on the environment or society in addition to financial returns. The influence is made visible, measured and continuously reported on.
Germany’s government wants to cushion the consequences of the Corona crisis with a massive economic stimulus package. This show of strength is intended to revive the economy and consumption of citizens and avert a severe recession.
Erste Asset Management expands on its pioneering role in the area of ethics and environmental issues. The company is taking the next step by making sustainable criteria an integral part of a large number of its investment decisions.
High water consumption, pollution of soils and destruction: These are just some of the criticisms of conventional agriculture. The AUGA Group shows that it can be done differently!
ESG analysts look beyond traditional key ratios like cash flow and growth rates. They take a closer look and take into account the social and environmental aspects of a company.
The king is dead, long live the king. Time for our former Head of SRI Gerold Permoser to draw a summary and write a final ESG review.
“I just wanted to tell you, your cow Elsa is dead.” An old sketch as an excuse to bring up bad news. What this has to do with meat consumption and antibiotics, you will read in our new post.
An old saying in the industry says: fund management is risk management. The risks that need to be managed have changed noticeably and have become global ecological risks.
If an important actor dissolves his cognitive dissonance by not only repressing the problem, but simply denying it, then this also has global consequences. The most important global decision-makers currently regard ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) risks, above all environmental risks, as the greatest risks. Read more about cognitive dissonance in our new ESG Letter about Global Risk.
The consequences of climate change are becoming clearer by the day. 3 of the top 5 risks for the economy are classified as hailing from the climate category.