THE WORLD TURNS GREEN
Environmental or green investment is not only sustainable, but also profitable. Every year almost 7 trillion USD are needed in infrastructure investments to meet the targets in the fight against climate change.
Not too long ago, ESG investment was considered just one more type of investment. Nowadays, the Covid 19 pandemic has obliged us to re-examine the way our financial resources are distributed. To add further paradigms to this unprecedented time, it seems that sustainability is becoming the “new normal”. Because it is now that this issue has become more pressing than ever.
And we also have proof. Polluted cities have enjoyed blue skies during the tougher lockdown months. The murky waters of the Venice canals are now clean. We are even going back to working from our own homes. The pandemic has confirmed in practice the positive impact that reducing carbon emissions can have on the world.
Being responsible and becoming an investor seeking a return on one’s investments are not necessarily incompatible. ESG considerations were consolidated among investors during the financial crisis, but we are now seeing investors more involved in this than ever before. We cannot yet assert that this is due to the pandemic; however, the numbers do not lie.
Being responsible and being an investor seeking return on investment are not necessarily incompatible concepts.
Green investment has come of age: ESG funds in Europe account for EUR 668 billion in AUM. Green investment is growing: EUR 30 billion in inflows in ESG funds during the first quarter compared to EUR 148 billion of outflows in other European funds. Green investment has an incentive to carry on growing: every year USD 6.9 trillion is needed in infrastructure to meet climate change targets. Green investment is profitable: ESG funds behave better than non-ESG funds over a time frame of 1, 3, 5 and 10 years.
THE EXPERTS’ OPINION
More than a decade committed to our clients and their goals.
OFI AM is accredited an SRI label for its Short-Term Credit fund
OFI AM has just been awarded a new ISR (SRI) labels, raising its number of SRI-certified funds to 20, covering the money-market, government and...
Sustainability-linked bonds (SLB ), a new alternative for green investment according to Erste AM
Following the 2015 Paris agreement that boosted the green bond market, the launch of the Sustainability Linked Bonds (SLB ) Principles by ICMA...
First anniversary of Erste Green Invest, a mutual fund which take advantage of the strong growth potential for environmental industries and technologies
The Erste Green Invest fund symbolizes the commitment of Erste AM, a leading Austrian asset manager in Central Europe, with the potential of ...
Impact investing according to OFI AM: beyond financial performance, it provides investments for social inclusion, health and well-being, environmental preservation
Juan Marin, Business Developtment of Selinca AV, explains in the video of Estrategias de Inversión the advantages and qualities of impact investing,...
SELINCA AV is an independent brokerage firm registered with the CNMV under number 222.
We are a leading brokerage firm in third party fund distribution in Spain. Register on our website and benefit from our content. If you should need any additional information, please contact us via any of the means available.
C/ María Francisca 9 28002, Madrid, España
+34 915 560 056
Regulations for the protection of customers of capital selection and investment
Corporate governance and remuneration policy
Regístrate para tener acceso
Para poder acceder a todos nuestros contenidos resulta necesario identificarse como contraparte elegible según los criterios de la Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (CNMV) de España.