According to an article in the FAZ, the EU Commission intends in future to grant more subsidies to plants that are ecologically more compatible. In this way, current problems such as climate change should be counteracted. So to say: Good profits with good conscience!
Increasing attention to a green lifestyle
Sustainable and ecological lifestyles are becoming increasingly popular, whether in electricity comparisons, technological developments such as fair smartphones or in everyday life, by paying more attention to organic, regional and seasonal foods. The European Union, for example, is also paying attention to the financial sector when it comes to ecology. In future, the EU wants to oblige fund managers and investment advisors to provide their clients with detailed information on the climate impact of individual investments. A classification system is even to be developed, after which it can be classified which investments are more sustainable and more ecological than others. The goal is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by up to 40 percent by 2030. You can read the whole article of the Frankfurter Allgemeine here.
Green investments are good approaches
In principle, an ecological and sustainable way of life is an excellent attitude when it comes to one’s own investments. If more people deal with the topic of sustainable investments, it is a big factor that leaves our world more beautiful and positive as a whole. The extent to which the EU will act more ecologically in the future. Not only in the financial sector will become apparent in the future. You can find the source here.
Tip: New EU sustainability directive for companies, banks and insurance companies!
The EU Directive 2014/95/EU has regulated since the beginning of the year that companies, banks and insurance companies are subject to a CSR reporting obligation (Corporate Social Responsibility). The aim is to promote responsible and sustainable action. The companies concerned must now publish information on environmental, social and employee issues in a management report. For foundations, sustainability is already the decisive factor when it comes to investing money.
Further investment trends for 2019 are here:
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