Above-average growth for sustainable investments in Germany, Austria and Switzerland
Berlin/Vienna/Zurich, 11 May 2016 – In 2015, there was strong growth in the volume of sustainable investments in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. This is clearly shown by the annual statistics from the industry association Forum Nachhaltige Geldanlagen (FNG). According to these, investments taking into account not just financial but also environmental and social criteria have seen growth of 65 per cent, up to 326 billion euros. In all three countries, the sustainable segment recorded higher gains than its conventional counterpart.