Sustainable Investments

As well as the comprehensive integration of environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) aspects into our investment process, we want to play a role in making our future sustainable by steadily stepping up our engagement activities and collaborative work.
 

Turn of the times - from a sustainability perspective

Turn of the times - from a sustainability perspective

Does the world situation change the view on sustainable investments? Theses on the medium-term effects of the Ukraine war

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Transformation der Wirtschaft

Transformation of the economy

Current research on sustainable transformation

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Our expertise

We started to apply sustainability criteria long before sustainable investing became a widespread trend and we have been systematically developing our expertise ever since. In addition, we are promoting the transformation towards a more sustainable economy through our engagement activities, our membership in organisations and our participation in initiatives.

Investment process

Investment process

Sustainable investment solutions for more than 30 years

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Engagement

Engagement

Getting involved as an active shareholder

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Topics for sustainable investment

Our ESG experts regularly assess current sustainability topics from an investor’s point of view.

A balancing act

A balancing act: Can weapons be sustainable?

The war in Ukraine is a balancing act for ESG Investors

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Russia/Ukraine conflict

Russia/Ukraine conflict

Union Investment prohibits purchase of Russian government bonds and state-backed Russian issuers

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Emerging markets

Emerging markets

Investing sustainably in development

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Studies

Our ESG analysts regularly publish well-researched studies on current sustainability issues.

Wann sind Elektroautos wirklich grün?

Not quite so green

When are electric vehicles really green?

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Reinventing Flying

Reinventing Flying

What is the future of flying? We take a look ahead.

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ESG integration in practice

ESG integration in practice

Sector analysis based on sustainability criteria in portfolio management

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Publications

Our publications take a more detailed look at key questions shaping the current sustainability debate and investigate them from different angles.

engage! 2022 - solutions for plastics

engage! 2022 - solutions for plastics

Which industries stand to benefit from solving the plastic waste problem?

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Decarbonisation at DAX 40 – companies

Decarbonisation at DAX 40 – companies

Wind of Change

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CCUS – (no) climate saviour?

CCUS – (no) climate saviour?

Where technology can help – and where it can’t

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Your contacts

Do you have any questions? Feel free to contact our sustainability team.

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