The keys to having success with sustainability are credibility and trust. These two factors can only be achieved when you consistently and extensively pursue and promote sustainable developments and processes – as an entire company.
As one of the pioneers in the sector, we oriented ourselves towards sustainability at an early stage already and embarked on the path towards a lasting transformation. Today, more than 40% of the volume is being managed according to strict ESG criteria.
Although we offer a wide variety of sustainable fund products, they all have something in common: They are managed according to the highest sustainability standards.
Regular investments are also possible with fund products. With fund-based saving, the amount, intervals, as well as the start and end can be individualised and arranged flexibly.
Raiffeisen asset management offers professional, prudent trust management and a team of dedicated, experienced specialists.
The environmental criteria concern climate protection and climate change, water and marine resources, waste prevention and recycling, and biodiversity.
The social aspect takes into consideration equality, employment conditions, and investments in people and communities.
Governance covers private as well as public institutions: management structures, remuneration policies, employee relations, etc.
A study entitled Sustainable Financial Products commissioned by the Chamber of Labour attests to Raiffeisen Capital Management’s high standards.
Raiffeisen-SmartEnergy-ESG-Aktien covers the topics of the European Green Deal with broad diversification. Fund manager Hannes Loacker, who has been analysing the energy markets for almost 20 years and also manages Raiffeisen-Energie-Aktien, explains how the fund’s CO2 footprint is measured and why the portfolio takes a tech-friendly approach.
Of course, every reporting season is actually exciting and crucial for the development of the market going forward. But the reporting season for the second quarter of 2022, which will start from mid-July, may attract special attention, because so far the corporate sector appears to have hardly been impacted by the poor leading macro-economic indicators that have been seen for quite some time now.
Sustainability and financial investments: What criteria does a sustainable investment fund need to meet? The ESG approach – and the Raiffeisen ESG score – help you find your orientation as an investor. Find out what lies behind the letters E, S, and G.
The arms lobby sees an opportunity and is pulling out all the stops to improve the sector’s image and position itself as “sustainable”. In fact, the defence industry is going as far as to try to argue its way into the EU’s social taxonomy that is currently in development. All of this is another reminder of how important it is for sustainable investors to set boundaries.