Obligation to invest sustainably
Climate change, scarcity of resources, urbanization, technological progress, increasing energy demand, demographic change and growing demands on the healthcare sector are challenges that require sustainable concepts and solutions. Consistent operating companies can produce products in this market environment and develop and offer services, that will lead to a long-term contribute to a resource saving solution to the challenges mentioned. Taking sustainability risks into account, sustainable Investments sometimes even have a higher expected profitability than conventional products, so the early focus on sustainability can also mean a competitive advantage in the long term.
derigo signed the UN “Principles for Responsible Investment” (UN PRI) in 2019. The United Nations (UN) has been promoting these Principles since 2006. The UN PRI, currently with currently 4.902 signatories – with managed assets of more than USD 120 trillion (source UNPRI.org, as per Q1 2022) – the largest initiative for implementing, pursuing and monitoring these Principles worldwide. derigo’s decision to observe UN PRI is a continuation of BVT’s decades of dedication to investing in regenerative and sustainable energy sources in particular, as well as in the real estate and multi-asset segments.