Sustainable investments –
Exploiting opportunities sustainably

It is our belief that the inclusion of sustainability criteria in investment decisions is an important aspect of good, comprehensive risk management.

News on sustainability-related topics

  • LuxFLAG

    For the first time, LuxFLAG has granted the ESG label to a German domiciled fund: UniNachhaltig Aktien Global

    LuxFLAG (Luxembourg Finance Labelling Agency) announces that it has granted the very first label to a German domiciled fund. Thus, the non-profit association already labels sustainable investment funds domiciled in four different European countries: Germany, Belgium, France and Luxembourg. The promoters and asset managers of the funds on their end are based in more than ten countries.

  • Scope Award

    Scope: Best asset manager for sustainable investments for the fifth consecutive time

    At the 2019 Scope Awards, Union Investment came top in the cross-national management category ‘Socially Responsible Investing’ for the fifth year in a row. This means that, according to Scope, Union Investment is the best asset manager in the field of sustainable investments in the German-speaking countries Germany, Austria and Switzerland. We are delighted to have received this award once again, and intend to continue investing resources in order to remain at the forefront of this field.

  • engage! 2018

    engage! 2018

    The latest edition of our engagement magazine "engage!" offers readers an overview of the topics that have been of particular concern to us as a sustainability-oriented asset manager in 2017. They include water scarcity, aquaculture, and environmental damage in India and China.

  • PRI Assessment Report

    PRI assessment - Situation analysis for responsible investing

    Union Investment achieved the top rating of A+ for strategy and governance and was able to further improve its individual scores.

Awards for our sustainability-related work

2019 Scope Awards

2019 Scope Awards

At the 2019 Scope Awards, Union Investment has come top in the cross-national management category ‘Socially Responsible Investing’ for the fifth year in a row. This means that, according to Scope, Union Investment is the best asset manager in the field of sustainable investments in the German-speaking countries. We are delighted to have received this award.