Interview with Saori Dubourg and Oliver Blume

But is it worthwhile for a company to take social and environmental considerations into account? This is what drives BASF board member Saori Dubourg and Porsche boss Oliver Blume. Your corporations are members of the still young “Value Balancing Alliance”. The Werteallianz works to measure corporate contributions for society in money. Ms. Dubourg, Mr. Blume, […]

Urgewald attacks Deutsche Bank because of its environmental sins

The Abbot Point coal terminal From here, coal from the controversial Carmichel coal mine of the Indian group Adani is to be shipped. Deutsche Bank has placed a bond for Adani. It justifies itself that the proceeds from it may not be used for the coal mine in Australia. (Photo: DAVID MAURICE SMITH / The […]

Why sustainability becomes even more important in Corona times

Wind farm at the edge of the forest Investors are demanding better carbon footprints from companies, but better social standards and good corporate governance. (Photo: Paul-Langrock.de) Frankfurt Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser was the first to feel the new, sustainable investment policy of the world’s largest investor Blackrock. After Blackrock boss Larry Fink wrote in a […]

Politics, business and society must face these challenges

Berlin Federal Environment Minister Svenja Schulze (SPD) receives scientific support for her demands to make the economic restart after the corona pandemic ecological. The SRU has been advising the federal government on environmental policy issues for almost half a century. The importance of climate and environmental policy had recently increased significantly, but the corona crisis […]

When people manipulate the climate with technology

Dusseldorf The earth heats up year by year. Last summer, record temperatures of over 42 degrees were measured not only in Germany. Half of Europe experienced one heat record after another in 2019 – consequences of climate change. The temperature on earth has risen on average by one degree Celsius in the past decades. The […]

How much dividend does Eon pay?

Will the 2020 Eon Annual General Meeting take place despite the Corona Virus? Yes. However, due to the current corona crisis, the Eon Annual General Meeting will take place entirely online. In addition, the Annual General Meeting will take place on a different date than planned. When would the 2020 Eon Annual General Meeting actually […]

Greens want to save Lufthansa – but not the cheap flights

Berlin Politicians from the Greens in the Bundestag are calling for aid measures to save airlines and airports to be linked to specific conditions. “In the case of rescue measures, shareholders and top personnel have to accept the capping of manager salaries and bonuses and the removal of dividends,” says a four-page author’s paper available […]

The hybrid hype – for whom a semi-electric car is worthwhile

Kia with a double heart The Koreans also rely on semi-electric drives. Hamburg No matter what it costs. According to this motto, automakers now seem to be electrifying their compact models more and more. However, if the so-called 48-volt mild hybrid systems cost within a reasonable range, the technical and financial outlay for the plug-in […]

How much dividend does VW pay?

Will the 2020 Volkswagen Annual General Meeting take place despite the corona virus? No. Due to the current corona crisis, the VW general meeting will be postponed. A new date has not yet been set. When would the Volkswagen Annual General Meeting 2020 actually take place? The VW Annual General Meeting would have taken place […]

The auto industry’s call for purchase bonuses has met with criticism

“We need the premium regardless of the type of drive for the entire product range,” added Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess in the “Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung”. On Tuesday from 10.30 a.m., the car bosses have the opportunity to present their concerns to politicians. At the “Mobility Summit”, which will be carried out this time by telephone […]