Economic Situation & strategy
March 28, 2024

Low-CO2 Portfolios and Performance: Do They Go Together?

Article by Dr. Christian Jasperneite

For years, there have been discussions as to whether the performance of portfolios is related to their carbon intensity. Empirical evidence shows that CO2-reduced portfolios have actually performed better on average in recent years than "dirty", CO2-intensive portfolios. However, the question arises as to whether this is a generally valid correlation or whether there is something special about this period.

As the topic of "sustainable investment" and the importance of ESG criteria has become increasingly important for institutional investors and private clients in recent years, we take up this topic in the current issue of "Economic Situation and Strategy".