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  1. How relevant are sensors for Digital Health?

    How relevant are sensors for Digital Health?

    In the last couple of years, world politics seem to be on a path where nations are increasingly growing apart. At the age of connectivity, where the six degrees of separation1 theory looks more true than ever, this is quite a direction shift. Despite this multipolar scenario, there are various common global challenges to take on.

  2. “Robots and humans can make a good team.”

    When it comes to solving highly structured problems, robots are often already better than humans. To take the example of agriculture, robots can continuously monitor parcels of land to ensure the optimal use of water, fertilizers, or pesticides.

  3. The synergy of digitalization and medicine

    Digital Health and Innovation

    Digitalization is the driving force building modern technology and reshaping society. Meanwhile, increasingly expensive procedures and demographic changes such as rising life expectancy and a growing global middle class are putting our healthcare systems to the test as never before. By embracing digitalization, healthcare can rise to the challenge.

  4. Balanced sustainability

    Complying with sustainability criteria is one of the conditions investors can stipulate for their portfolios. In most cases they have other criteria in mind as well. 

  5. The future belongs to sustainable investing: momentum building in the face of a familiar challenge

    Our planet is in a bad state, and the economy is a key driver behind this development. That much is old hat. What is new is the momentum with which this is changing, from the Paris Agreement to the breakthrough of sustainable technologies on the market.

  6. Sustainable thinking. Always long-term oriented.

    Sustainable thinking. Always long-term oriented.

    Burkhard Varnhold reflects on long term perspectives, ESG and investor behavior.

  7. Holistic thinking. More important than ever.

    Burkhard Varnholt reflects on the framework conditions for ESG investments and the aims of the UN’s Agenda 2030.

  8. Winners – why sustainable real estate pays off in the long term

    The International Energy Agency (IEA) estimates that buildings are responsible for one-third of all CO2 emissions, 40% of energy consumption and 50% of the consumption of all natural resources. Sustainability considerations are therefore a core element of investment decisions.
     

  9. Millennials’ values

    Millennials’ values

    Recently, consumer analysts and strategists have observed how consumer companies are aggressively targeting their product developments, marketing, and sales initiatives at the new generation, the millennials. Generation Y (20–35 years of age) and Z (below 20 years of age) are increasingly shaping future consumption as well as investment and business trends.

  10. Green is healthy. Also for bonds in the portfolio.

    Green is healthy. Also for bonds in the portfolio.

    Green bonds allow investors to combine their financial interests with direct contributions to environmental and climate protection. The green bond market is a rapidly growing segment with high potential. Clarity is ensured through consensus on definitions and a longstanding track record. Ideal access is offered to investors through a combination of professional investment processes, traditional selection criteria, and sustainability aspects.