One earth doesn't seem to be enough

Each year Earth Overshoot Day marks that date when our demand for ecological resources and services in a given year exceeds what Earth can regenerate in that year. In 2021, it falls on July 29.

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Inflation fears and growth concerns

The current turbulence on the markets is explained by inflation fears and growth concerns. But how well-founded are these fears and concerns?

In this century, the UN estimates that the world’s population will increase a further 4.8 billion to reach 10.9 billion with 75% of this increase occurring in the first half of the century. [1]

If in 30 years, with around 11 billion people, we still wanted to use the earth the same way, we would need three times as many resources as we do today - that is, three times as much oil, gas, coal, ore, industrial metals, rare earths, crops and livestock [2]

In 2019 the tropics lost close to 30 soccer fields worth of trees every single minute, mostly to agriculture. By using it responsibly, the resource of forestry could continue to treat our water, produce oxygen, reduce CO2 and provide millions of jobs in the future. [3]

Jul 27, 2021 Press

Focus on: Overshoot Day

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Jul 23, 2021 ESG

Living beyond our means

There are several ways to express that humans are living way beyond Earth's means. The bill has arrived and will keep on coming.

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Jul 23, 2021 ESG

Living beyond our means

There are several ways to express that humans are living way beyond Earth's means. The bill has arrived and will keep on coming.
Jun 21, 2021 ESG

ESG outperformance: Not about one factor

Far from country bets, crowding or overfitting, so-called "dark green" ESG indices have displayed outperformance across regions and over time. These indices have also exhibited clear signs of risk re-duction in volatile market conditions.
Jun 18, 2021 ESG

Company success lies within

Workers are viewed as the most financially material of a company’s stakeholders
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"We are DWS”

"We are DWS", is a new series to highlight the many contributions and achievements of our colleagues inside and outside of DWS. As well as the work our employees do for the organisation to support colleagues and clients, they are also distinguished by what they achieve personally. How they get involved and give back to society and to our local communities, as well as the convictions they stand up for.

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Jun 16, 2021

We are DWS - Giuseppe Colombo

Head of Real Estate, Italy

We are DWS – Amanda Rebello

Head of Passive Sales, US Onshore, based in London.

We are DWS – Christopher Kimm

CEO and Head of Alternatives, Korea

We are DWS – Tina Lelli

ETF Capital Markets Specialist based in London

We are DWS – Danny Kiefer

Principal Auditor, Internal Audit for the Americas located in New York

We are DWS – Jessica Schröder

HR Business Advisor, based in Frankfurt

We are DWS – Tom Bouchard

Portfolio Manager for High Yield Strategies based in New York

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Jul 28, 2021 Press

Q2 2021: DWS with Sustained Business Momentum and Record High Net Flows

Jul 27, 2021 Press

Focus on: Overshoot Day

Shiitake instead of steak - Why vegetable protein alternatives are unavoidable
Jul 19, 2021 Press

DWS Invest Low Carbon Bonds: Sustainable bond fund supports the achievement of the Paris climate protection target

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1. United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects 2019; CRC 084520 (07/2021)

2. https://www.bpb.de/gesellschaft/umwelt/anthropozaen/216925/das-woerterbuch-zum-anthropozaen?p=all; CRC 084520 (07/2021)

3. https://www.worldwildlife.org; CRC 084520 (07/2021)

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