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  1. The SDGs changed sustainable investing

    How the SDGs put impact at the heart of sustainable investing

    Sustainable investing has a long history and has evolved considerably in recent decades. Today, we are witnessing a shift from ESG exclusion and integration-only approaches towards the inclusion of thematic and impact-aligned approaches.

  2. Shareholder engagement for ocean sustainability

    Shareholder engagement for ocean sustainability

    The economic value of global ocean assets is around USD 24 trillion, making it the seventh-largest economy in the world. A sustainable blue economy is not just crucial for planetary and human health – it also makes good business sense. Yet, with the acceleration of climate change, plastic pollution, and overfishing, the ocean's condition is deteriorating. Active investor engagement can help to turn this crisis around.

  3. Electric, solar or classic cars: Can car passion be green?

    A Lamborghini is not a car. It's a statement. Like every other iconic car, it comes with the aura of a certain lifestyle and uniqueness. And a serious carbon footprint.

  4. Sustainable Investing: The way forward

    Sustainable Investing: The way forward

    Macro trends like climate change, increased public awareness, and governmental as well as legislative and regulatory change have spurned a shift in investor preferences and visibly driven demand for generating returns sustainably.

  5. Protecting and investing in marine capital makes business sense

    Protecting and investing in marine capital makes business sense

    Every day, unknowingly, every citizen of the world benefits from the oceans. They generate 50% of the oxygen we breathe and absorb 25% of carbon emissions. Just one mature whale sequesters more carbon than 30,000 trees.

  6. Energy transition and climate change. A simple goal but a complex problem.

    Climate change is happening, the science is clear and the world is reacting. The 2016 Paris Climate Agreement was a commitment signed by 196 nations to cut global emissions by 45% in the next 11 years to stop the planet warming to irreversible levels.

  7. "The ocean provides us with every second breath."

    As the world celebrates World Ocean Day, Marisa Drew, CEO Impact Advisory and Finance at Credit Suisse speaks to Karen Sack and José Maria Figueres, two prominent ocean conservation activists and Ocean Unite founders on why there is no life on Earth without a healthy ocean and how market-based instruments can help.

  8. ESG – a model for the future

    As we emerge from the global coronavirus pandemic much will have changed. The question remains which business models will prove themselves in the future. Sustainability topics have been in vogue for some time now, and they are likely to become even more important in the coming years. The crisis has made it clear how important a holistic view is: business, society and nature belong together, they cannot be viewed individually.

  9. Coronavirus brings ESG investing to the fore

    Despite the pandemic downturn, funds that observe environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors have largely outperformed their benchmarks. Meanwhile, the EU and the IMF are calling for a post-pandemic "green recovery."

  10. Making e-mobility sustainable

    Making e-mobility sustainable

    With climate change undeniable and new CO2 emissions restrictions, lower carbon transportation is necessary.