Start der Pilotphase: Weiterbildung Nachhaltige Geldanlagen für Finanzberater // 17.06.2015
Finanzberaterinnen und Finanzberater sowie andere Fachleute, die sich für nachhaltige und verantwortliche Geldanlagen interessieren, haben nun die Möglichkeit sich auf diesem schnell wachsenden Markt weiterzubilden. Anfang Juni 2015 startete die Pilotphase der Weiterbildung Nachhaltige Geldanlagen. Dieser Kurs wurde seit 2014 von einem europaweiten Konsortium konzipiert, darunter auch das FNG e.V. und die ECOeffekt GmbH als deutsche Partner sowie die Kalaidos Fachhochschule Schweiz. Neben E-Learning-Einheiten zum Selbststudium wird in dem Weiterbildungskurs jeweils ein Online-Seminar (Webinar) oder alternativ ein Präsenztraining angeboten – in Abhängigkeit von Sprache und Land der Teilnehmenden.
Sustainable investment markets in Germany, Austria and Switzerland reach record high
For ten years, the FNG market report has been documenting the sustainable investment success story.
Sustainable investment market in Germany, Austria and Switzerland reaches record level of 197.5 billion euros – Growth of 47 per cent on the previous year – Exclusion criteria have entered the mainstream – Impact investment strategy showing particularly strong growth, up 74 per cent
Berlin/Vienna/Zurich, 13 May 2015 –2014 has added yet another successful chapter to the story of the sustainable investment market in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. According to the market report presented by the sustainable investment forum Forum Nachhaltige Geldanlagen (FNG) on 13 May, the volume of the market currently stands at 197.5 billion euros. The volume of investments in which not only financial but also environmental, social and governance-related criteria are taken into account has thus increased by 47 per cent within the space of a year.
26 per cent growth: sustainable investments in Switzerland once again achieve significant gains
Focus on engagement and voting reveals that both these investment strategies are becoming increasingly important.
The sustainable investment market in Switzerland is now valued at CHF 71.3 billion – the market share of institutional investors is increasing – all sustainable investment strategies are growing – exclusion criteria and best-in-class remain the most popular approaches – voting moves into third place
Zurich, 13 May 2015 – The upward trend in the sustainable investment market in Switzerland continues unabated. This is shown by the annual statistics presented to the public by Forum Nachhaltige Geldanlagen (FNG) on 13 May in Zurich. According to the report, the volume of sustainable investments reached a record level of CHF 71.3 billion at the end of 2014, representing an increase of 26 per cent on the previous year. Sustainable investments take not only financial indicators but also environmental, social and governance-related criteria into account.
Pan-Europen consortium launches Sustainable Investment Training Course for financial advisers // 17.June 2015
Financial advisers and other finance professionals with an interest in sustainable and responsible investment now have the opportunity to learn more about this rapidly growing and evolving area. Beginning in June 2015, a consortium of nine European partners, among them FNG e.V. and ECOeffekt GmbH form Germany along with Kalaidos University form Switzerland, has launched the pilot phase of the Sustainable Investment Training Course. The training program me is composed of different modules, including e-learning units and a webinar or in-person workshop respectively – depending on the language and country of participants.