Dr. René Nicolodi, Head of Satellite Solutions at Zürcher Kantonalbank gives an overview of the field of sustainability in a conversation with Dr. Eva Reuter (Dr. Reuter Investor Relations). Due to alleged shortcomings in risk and return, sustainable investment strategies are always under fire from critics. But how does such criticism really hold up? Dr. Nicolodi sees positive developments in the professionalisation of the entire sector as well as investment volume. The video also covers, the obligation of big banks in the United Nations’ “Principles for Responsible Investment” for listed companies, how important the ESG criteria are in the decision-making process compared to traditional fundamental valuation criteria and how and what companies should report.