The study "Sustainable Investments in the Spotlight of Science: Value Proposition and Reality" analyses the performance of sustainable and traditional investments.

The "Sustainable Investments in the Spotlight of Science: Value Proposition and Reality " study is an investigation by the Research Center for Financial Services at the Steinbeis University Berlin with the support of Union Investment.
The objective of the study is an analysis of the performance of traditional and sustainable investments.
Both a global analysis as well as an asset class-specific analysis have been accomplished. Furthermore a comparison of active and passive approaches regarding sustainability aspects took place. The study is accomplished using a meta analysis. In this way a deeper analysis and objectivity of this frequently researched area shall be secured. Besides this most extensive meta analysis ever, success potentials of different SRI approaches have been analysed as well.

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