Investment opportunities in water sustainability

Nearly a third of the world is subject to water stress. Thomas Schumann Capital has identified two key strategies through which savvy, forward-looking investors can realize significant returns while contributing to global water sustainability.

Water investing in an even hotter world

In ValueWalk’s Q&A session, Thomas Schumann, founder of the Water Security Fund, discusses the fund’s structure, the water crisis outside America, and the correlation between Africa’s population and climate change.

The Carlyle Group sells vwd to Infront

Global investment firm The Carlyle Group announced that it has agreed to sell vwd Vereinigte Wirtschaftsdienste GmbH, a European provider of software solutions for investment professionals, to Infront ASA.

9th New Energy Investor Summit

Finding excellent investment opportunities in wind, solar and hydroelectric power plants is difficult. The New Energy Investor Summit on 20th May in Zurich targets investors, suppliers of investment opportunities and service providers in the field of renewable energies.

7th European Corporate M&A Conference

Meet 250 selected M&A decision makers from Germany and Europe and discuss the most recent trends during a comprehensive M&A day on May 7 in continental Europe’s financial centre. Participation in this event is free of charge for corporates.

How Does Digitalization Affect Brands?

A recently published white paper of Business Wire based on an expert interview with Christine Riedmann-Streitz, MarkenFactory GmbH, outlines the key challenges and practical implications that the digital age carries for brands and for the competitiveness of companies.

Europe’s Leading Blockchain-for-Business Event

Distributed Ledger Technology is rapidly disrupting traditional business processes. Join 2,000 industry leaders, 80+ speakers and 50+ innovative exhibitors at Blockchain Summit Frankfurt taking place on the 26th March at Kap Europa, Frankfurt.

Horizons: Future of Fund Management 2019

The conference held on 5 March in London will bring together an array of industry leaders for an exciting day of strategic discussions and networking. altii members receive a 10% discount.

Erste AM ESG-Letter: Alcohol

Alcohol has, consumed irresponsibly, potentially negative consequences for consumers’ health and the environment. From an ESG perspective, the risks of alcohol and its production need to be considered in investment decisions.

Candriam Academy

Candriam launches the world's first free learning platform for sustainable investing. The platform aims to raise awareness of SRI in the financial community, educate participants and communicate knowledge.

The ESG problem of plastic

Due to the variety of possible use cases and low costs, plastic has become indispensable in our lives. In the latest issue of their ESG Letter, the Erste AM shows which problems are connected with plastic.

New fixed maturity fund from RCM

Due to the continuing low interest rate environment, fixed maturity funds are enjoying increasing popularity. The subscription period for the Raiffeisen-Mehrwert 2024 ends on June 29, 2018.

The source of life

The World Economic Forum lists a global water crisis as the fifth biggest risk in the coming years. The Erste AM looks at the sustainability of water in their latest ESG letter.