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Sustainability is part of our DNA and guides us in everything we do. Our owner, the Princely Family of Liechtenstein, has always been committed to ensuring that future generations are given the best possible conditions in which to thrive. As one of the leading sustainable investing companies, LGT embraces this principle across all of its activities, and offers a broad range of sustainable investing solutions.
Sustainable investing take into account not only financial aspects, but also so-called ESG criteria - factors relating to the environment, society and good corporate or state governance. The aim of sustainable investments is to generate an attractive return while making a positive contribution to society and the environment. If sustainable investing is important to you, we have a number of options that cater to your needs.
We follow three principles when implementing sustainable investment solutions for our clients. Our aim is to reduce investment risks, identify investment opportunities and effect positive change for society and the environment.
Private investors are often unaware of the sustainability level of their portfolio because they lack the necessary information. We offer a solution for this: a straightforward sustainability rating that helps you align your portfolio with your sustainability profile. The LGT Sustainability Rating ranges from one star (poor) to five stars (excellent).
We were one of the first private banks to focus on sustainable investments and are continuously expanding our sustainable investing activities.
Launch of our first investment funds that prioritized both sustainability and returns.
Introduction of the LGT Sustainability Rating. This has been an integral part of all client custody account statements since 2018.
More than 80% of the funds under management in our Portfolio Management department are geared to sustainability.
As at year-end 2022, a total of CHF 51.1 billion was invested in sustainable investment solutions. This represents 34.8 percent of the total assets we manage.
Portfolio management is one area where we can make a significant contribution to solving environmental and social problems with the help of sustainable investments.
Sustainable investing pays off not only for your portfolio, but also for the environment and society. We take sustainability into account in various ways across our entire range of products and services. Would you like to know more about the other ways you can invest? You will find a number of exciting solutions here.
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