What is ESG investing?

What is ESG investing?

ESG investing is the philosophy that investors should consider the impact that their investment decisions will have on the natural world and on society, as well as any financial gains that they might make.

ESG trends and insights


Feature article

Markus Müller on creating the virtuous circle

Markus Müller discusses how the ocean, biodiversity, the global economy and the world of finance are inextricably linked – and proposes what should be done now to make business fit for a nature-compliant future.

May. 22, 2023


Feature article

Giving nature its true value

In the midst of a climate and inequality crisis, is it time to ditch GDP as a measure of economic success? Academics, conservationists and, increasingly, investors are looking to other factors such as natural capital.

May. 04, 2023


Feature article

Dr Claire Asher: natural born saviours

With multifaceted threats to life on Earth, nature-based solutions are attracting scientists, governments, communities and businesses – by delivering multifaceted results, Dr Claire Asher explains in LUX magazine.

Apr. 27, 2023


Feature article

Ocean investment: from north to south

Karen Sack, a leading voice in the ocean economy, speaks to LUX about how only action and investment from the Global North can allay the effects of global warming on the world economy – and its most vulnerable nations

Apr. 27, 2023


Feature article

Ted Janulis: investing in the big blue

Ted Janulis, founder and Principal at Investable Oceans, speaks to LUX magazine about why the blue economy is making a splash with investors.

Apr. 21, 2023


Feature article

Markus Müller on the nature economy

What if we redesigned our economic model to take into account the cost of using nature? Markus Müller explains how the health of the world's natural capital is something we now have to articulate and factor into all our financial decisions.

Apr. 13, 2023



Markus Müller on natural capital

Markus Müller explores the benefits and necessity of a sustainable economic system based on natural capital.

Feb. 21, 2023


Feature article

New world order: the startups aiming to reshape the ocean economy

Marine life is threatened by climate change, pollution and overfishing. Now, a new generation of business startups is aiming to reshape the ocean economy, making it both truly sustainable and profitable.

Feb. 17, 2023

Reef Manta At Cleaning Station, Maldives

Feature article

Coming together to save our corals

As our oceans warm up, the spectacular coral reefs of the Maldives archipelago are dying. A new philanthropic project, led by Deutsche Bank, aims to make them more resilient to climate change.

Feb. 15, 2023


Feature article

Jean-Michel Cousteau: choose life

Jean-Michel Cousteau, the French ocean explorer, film maker, educationalist, philanthropist and founder of the Ocean Futures Society, talks about connecting with people globally to make a difference; and about his celebrated father, Jacques Cousteau.

Jan. 30, 2023

Mangroves: why they need protection | Deutsche wealth management services

CIO Nature Series

Mangroves: why they need protection

Mangroves are highly important for biodiversity and play a crucial role as nature-based solutions to mitigate the effects of climate change, even though they make up less than 1% of all tropical forests worldwide.

Jan. 24, 2023


Event report and video

The Art of Adaptation: Hybrid Landscapes

At an event hosted in our lounge during Frieze London & Frieze Masters, minds from the worlds of art, science and economics came together to explore what adaptation means in a time of radical change.

Nov. 23, 2022


CIO Special report

ESG Survey 2022: Trends and concerns

In this year's survey we asked almost twice as many questions, with the aim of getting a more complete view of our private, institutional and business clients’ attitudes to ESG.

Nov. 08, 2022

The Future Climate Coral Bank: Impact report, October 2022

The sustainable blue economy

The Future Climate Coral Bank: Impact report, October 2022

Our report describes the results of Phase I of the Future Climate Coral Bank project, the first project supported by the Deutsche Bank Ocean Resilience Philanthropy Fund.

Oct. 25, 2022

Commodities, the energy transition and ESG portfolios | Deutsche wealth management services

CIO Special report

Commodities, the energy transition and ESG portfolios

Energy price volatility has had an obvious impact on ESG portfolios this year, but we also need to consider the longer-term dynamics around energy and commodity markets.

Oct. 19, 2022

Ensuring a sustainable blue economy

CIO Special report

Ensuring a sustainable blue economy

The Ocean provides key ecosystem services that are crucial for human wellbeing and the prosperity of the global economy. Learn more on how a sustainable blue economy could be implemented.

Oct. 14, 2022

Energy and Asia: future challenges | Deutsche wealth management services

CIO Special report

Energy and Asia: future challenges

Our CIO Special looks at the rapidly growing Asian energy market and how policymakers are trying to satisfy growing demand – while also reducing carbon emissions and improving energy security.

Oct. 13, 2022


CIO Special report

UNFCCC REDD+ and the power of sovereign carbon

Our CIO Special looks at the rapidly growing voluntary sovereign carbon credit market, reinvigorated by agreement on a new framework for asset issuance.

Oct. 11, 2022

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