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Standard & Poor’s AA-Rating for OekoWorld OekoVision Classic Investment Fund

The OekoWorld Oekovision Classic is a leading ethical investment fund (or mutual trust) based on stringent social and ecological criteria. A panel of independent experts, including Christine Jasch, Sebastian Büttner, and R. Andreas Kraemer of Ecologic, supports the selection of businesses for investment decisions by the fund management, headed by Stewart Armer of Fortis Investments. The international rating agency Standard & Poor recently gave an AA Rating to the fund.

Low Carbon Accelerator - Investment Opportunities for a Low Carbon Economy

October 2006

The Low Carbon Accelerator (LCA) is a closed-ended investment company listed on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) of the London Stock Exchange. LCA invests in a diverse portfolio of unquoted private companies providing low carbon products and services, which deliver immediate reductions in carbon dioxide emissions. R. Andreas Kraemer of Ecologic advises the fund.

Over the last ten years a set of technologies and business solutions have been developed by strong management teams  and technologists in UK, Europe and beyond, which address the need for sharp reductions in CO2Read more

Transparency, Information Disclosure and Participation in Export Credit Agency Cover Decisions

Export Credit Agencies (ECAs) play a substantial role in the financing of infrastructure in developing countries. As the activities of ECAs are backed-up by public resources, national governments have the power to set guidelines for ECA lending policies. Most governments include social and environmental aspects in their ECA guidelines. This book section takes a closer look at the role of transparency, information disclosure and participation in the cover decisions of ECAs.
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PRIME: The Primer for the Responsible Investment Management of Endowments

PRIMEThe Bellagio Forum for Sustainable Development (BFSD) and the European Social Investment Forum (Eurosif) announce the publication of PRIME: the Primer for the Responsible Investment Management of Endowments. This Toolkit is aimed at helping foundations manage their endowments in a socially responsible way.
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Responsible Investment Management of Endowments (PRIME)

July 2005 to September 2006
Most foundations have a charter aimed at improving the state of the world in which we live. The single most important resource to achieve this goal is through financial donations, or the income generated from endowments. The reputation risk of endowments being associated with speculative or unethical business practices, or investments that are in contrast with a foundation’s objective, has increasingly been an agenda item of foundation boards. In this project the PRIME Toolkit has been developed to help foundations manage their endowments in a socially responsible way. Read more

Socially Responsible Investing

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20 June 2006
Berlin
Germany
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Jacob ParkOn occasion of a special transatlantic lunch lecture on 20 June 2006, Jacob Park discussed the merits and future challenges related to socially responsible investing (SRI) focussing on past trends in the US and emerging opportunities in the developing world. The talk was followed by a lively discussion by the participating guests and Ecologic's...Read more

Oekom Research – Development of Criteria and Indicators for Country Ratings for Sustainable Investment

October 1995

oekom research AG is one of the world's leading providers of information on the social and environmental performance of companies, sectors and countries. The scientifically based rating system for the assessment of countries and their public policies is being constantly updated with the support of an independent advisory board, co-chaired by R. Andreas Kraemer of Ecologic.

The comparatively greater security that bonds offer is making them a popular form of investment, especially among risk-conscious investors. Where bond issuers are also rated as progressive in terms ofRead more

Oekom Research – Development of Criteria for Company Ratings for Sustainable Investment

October 1995

Oekom research AG is one of the world's leading providers of information on the social and environmental performance of companies, sectors and countries. The scientifically based rating system for the assessment of businesses and their products, processes, services and business models is being constantly updated with the support of an independent advisory board, co-chaired by R. Andreas Kraemer of Ecologic.

Numerous studies back it up: Companies that do business in a more sustainable way show a better financial performance in the long-term – they demonstrate a higher energyRead more

Draft model international investment agreements for sustainable development

International investment agreements and arbitration have significant roles for sustainable development. However, there is wide scepticism about the approach currently reflected in the existing agreements. Konrad von Moltke, Partner at Ecologic, together with colleagues at the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), developed a Model Agreement on Investment.
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Light at the end of the tunnel? Participation and Transparency in Export Credit Agencies

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3 December 2004
Berlin
Germany

"Greening of Policies - Interlinkages and Policy Integration" was the title of the Fourth Berlin Conference on the human dimension of global change. Organised by the Environmental Policy Research Centre of the Free University Berlin the conference took place on 3-4 December 2004 in Berlin. Ecologic Fellows Benjamin Görlach and Markus Knigge presented their work on transparency in export credit agencies.Read more

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