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Sustainability is no longer just a buzzword. More than ever, it is a reality. Either because there is no choice or because it offers opportunities. Themes like alternative energy, smart mobility, sustainable living and plant-based nutrition are steadily making their way into the everyday life of consumers.
How are companies and countries taking a different approach and what impact does that have on your investments? Because the future is something we shape together.
Socially responsible investment made easy
Socially responsible investing is one way to have an impact on a more sustainable world. It's always possible to invest, no matter your budget, taste or appetite for risk.
Companies are taking sustainability to heart. They are doing that out of idealism, but also out of opportunism. If we don’t have a liveable planet, we won’t have any companies; and sustainability doesn’t have to come at a cost. Today, sustainability helps shape companies’ risk management and hence also their profitability.
How AI is leading to a more sustainable world
At first sight, sustainability and technology might seem to be diametric opposites. In fact, nothing could be further from the truth. Artificial intelligence (AI), for example, can bring added value for companies looking to make their activities more sustainable.
We are doing it for our grandchildren
Sustainability is now part of our lives. Like governments and companies, individuals are also making efforts to create a better world. In doing so, we are also thinking about future generations. Our way of life must not jeopardise the lives of the next generations.
Our world demands new leadership
The focus on sustainability is leading companies to place different emphases. That demands a different kind of leader. People who understand where we as a society are headed and how they can respond to that. That new leadership could also provide a compass for investors.
Sustainability holds up a mirror to itself and to us
Wherever you look, sustainability is at the top of the agenda. For governments, for citizens and for businesses. And it doesn’t stop there. Sustainability is also becoming ever more stringent towards itself. And that has consequences, including for investors.
Green hydrogen: solution or delusion?
As we move towards renewable sources, green hydrogen is increasingly seen as the energy source of the future. Can green hydrogen spark the energy revolution? Tune in to this podcast to learn more.
Sustainability doesn’t stop at the factory gate
More and more companies are shouldering their responsibility in the transition to a sustainable society. More than ever, that responsibility goes beyond their own activities, and embraces the entire value chain. Investors today can more clearly monitor the steps companies are taking in this regard.
Cross-cutting themes: biodiversity and investment
With animal and plant species declining at alarming rates, there is an increasing focus on biodiversity. Is it too late to turn the tide? Tune in to our podcast to learn more about this intriguing topic.
Sustainability sets the tone
Smoking on the train, cocktails served with disposable straws, plastic carrier bags in shops..... It feels like a distant past, but it is anything but. Sustainability is increasingly becoming the norm and imposing its stamp on our society. And that is reflected in all your investments.
10 trillion dollars worth of sustainability opportunities
The current situation leaves no room for doubt: companies have no alternative but to become more sustainable, and at pace. At the request of the government, but also increasingly in response to demands from citizens, who expect companies to take responsibility.