Carnot publishes the Impact Reports for 2020

Throughout 2019, our portfolio companies contributed to the achievement of the UN's sustainable development goals (SDGs). The Impact Reports illustrate and quantify the impact of our portfolio companies in detail.

Impact Report - Carnot Efficient Energy 2020

Impact Report - Carnot Efficient Resources 2020

Carnot's Andres Gujan via Video Feed on PMG Funds

Renunciation or technology?

Andres Gujan, co-founder of Carnot Capital, explains how modern technology - for example in elevators - helps to protect the environment and improve energy efficiency. - Video in German only.

Carnot Contributes to Swiss Sustainable Finance Report

Financing the Low Carbon Economy

We are proud of our co-founder and PM Rolf Helbling's contribution to the latest Swiss Sustainable Finance report on Financing the Low-Carbon Economy. Rolf's case study on Financing Alternative Mobility Concepts with Public Equity can be found on page 18 of the report.

Publication: Akasol Impact Case Study

Impact - Beyond ESG.

Impact Investing not only meets a growing need of investors, it is increasingly part of a company's strategy to account for the impact of their own activities. In this sense, we build bridges between investors, companies, and sustainability goals.

Virtual Impact for Breakfast - Impact Investing in the Public Equities Space

Please join us next week for a virtual impact for breakfast session on “Impact Investing in the Public Equities space” hosted by Artha Impact.

Quarterly Impact Letter Published

Our quarterly impact letter is designed to provide you with valuable insight to investing with impact in the public equity space. This quarter we investigate some of the portfolio tailwinds and how you can go beyond ESG in public equities. View the letter here.

Sustainable Investing in Switzerland

Sustainably managed assets in Switzerland grew strongly. Within the space of a year, the volume rose by around CHF 500 billion to CHF 1,260 billion (+62%). This is the result of an annual study by Swiss Sustainable Finance (SSF), Switzerland’s leading body on sustainable finance. CHF 470 billion, or 38% of all fund assets, are invested in sustainable investment funds. The classification is based on a self-assessment by the asset managers, who also indicate which sustainability approach they use to manage the assets. The integration of ESG information is mentioned most frequently, followed by the application of exclusion criteria.

Tailwinds for Our Portfolio Companies!

The latest EU recovery plan is a "green" one. Fairly grandiose in nature, many areas should provide significant tailwinds for many of our portfolio companies. We go into depth on these tailwinds and discuss, which specific themes are covered by our approach and where we see key opportunities for investors.

Circular World Index - For the sparing use of valuable resources

Our consumer society is not very sustainable. The consumption of resources is immense. Many people have realised that something has to change and that the transition to a circular economy should be completed as quickly as possible. The investment community has also long since recognized the opportunities of such a change. One result of this recognition is the Vontobel Circular World Index.

New article on the Circular World Index. Andres Gujan speaks about the problem of scrap batteries and where we see opportunities.

Powered by renewable electricity, electric cars are slowly beginning to replace their non-electric counterparts. But can be done about the avalanche of old batteries that this will inevitably cause? Companies in the Circular World Index can provide answers.

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