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oekom research AG is one of the world's leading rating agencies and provides the crucial head start in the segment of sustainable investments. Being the partner of institutional investors and financial service providers, we develop innovative investment strategies that combine sustainability research with a high rate of return.
Our sustainability research covers share and bond issuers (companies, countries and supra-national institutions). When evaluating securities, we place a strong emphasis on quality, independence and transparency.
Since 1993, oekom research has actively helped to shape the market for sustainable investments. Our analysts are experts whose services are much in demand. Their evaluations provide companies with a critical yardstick, while at the same time acting as a stimulus for integrating environmental and social concerns into company management.
oekom research again nominated for ESG Leaders Award
The ESG Leaders Awards are being awarded for the eighth time at this year’s TBLI Conference Europe, to be held in mid-November 2013 in Zürich. For the second year running, oekom research has been nominated in the “Best ESG Research” category. Last year, oekom research was presented with the prestigious ESG Leaders Award for its sustainability analyses. The winners are chosen by a jury and will be announced on 14 November 2013. more...
New study: sustainability ratings are a reliable indicator of countries' solvency
There is currently a high level of uncertainty on the international financial markets, due to the budget dispute in the USA surrounding the proposed raising of the borrowing limit. The markets are waiting with bated breath to see whether the Democrats and the Republicans will be able to agree on raising the debt ceiling, which currently stands at just under 17 trillion US dollars. The key question for investors is whether the USA more...