Vontobel Impact

The successes being achieved by digitization, current developments shaping politics and business, the megatrends affecting every corner of society: Vontobel delves deeply into specific issues to understand how the transformations happening now will impact people, society and markets – today but also tomorrow.

As a client-centric investment manager, we concern ourselves every day with these global trends and changes, regarding them from the unique perspective of investors. This is how we are able to identify the best possible solutions that can address virtually any investment need – whether it is in the area of
Asset Management, Wealth Management, Platforms & Services or Digital Investing.

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Responsibility

CopenHill – Skiing on a power plant

In Copenhagen, Denmark lies Amager Bakke, a unique power plant. Not only is it the world's cleanest waste-to-energy facility, it's also home to a man-made mountain called CopenHill with its own ski slope, the world's tallest climbing wall and challenging hiking trails up the building – where you'll find the best views of Copenhagen.

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Why glass skyscrapers are bad for the environment

Two cars, a lemon, and a bottle of Lucozade: just a few of the objects that have been melted by London’s Walkie Talkie building. But the heat radiating off the glass tower’s awkwardly angled 160 meter tall walls isn’t the heat we should be most worried about. The Walkie Talkie, like all glass skyscrapers, is warming up the world in a much more all-encompassing way.

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Have you eaten today?

We all live from agriculture. That's why everyone has to make a contribution toward greater sustainability, says Prof. Nina Buchmann, MD, a luminary in the field of agricultural sciences.

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