Die Ergebnisse einer Umfrage des Mindful Finance Institute unter Vermögensverwaltern und Bankern zeigen dringenden Handlungsbedarf in Sachen Empathie und emotionaler Intelligenz in der Finanz- und Vermögensberatung.
“Friendliness without heartfulness is arrogance”* – Customer advisors at banks still have weaknesses
The results of a survey of asset managers and bankers conducted by the Mindful Finance Institute show an urgent need for action when it comes to empathy and emotional intelligence in financial and investment advice.
Mindfulness: enabling a mindset for sustainable finance?
Financial firms are increasingly looking to mindfulness training as a way to improve staff well-being and performance. But could it have broader implications for the future of finance?
Read the Article by Dan Nixon.
Sustainable investing “must go mainstream”, urged Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, earlier this year.
Since then, the stream of claims about putting sustainability issues at the heart of finance continues. Christine Lagarde spoke last week about making climate change a “mission-critical” priority for the European Central Bank. At a conference on Ethical Finance in October, meanwhile, political and industry leaders repeatedly called for a new paradigm in finance, with Gary
Sustainable Finance needs a new mindset
Hey bankers, watch out! Times are changing. ”I dare to assert that in the long run only a credit institution that is committed to sustainability can survive in the market,” says Raimund Röseler, executive director banking supervisory, at German Financial Markets Supervisory Authority BAFIN, ”Institutions that do not adapt may not be able to find investors, customers and young and motivated employees in the long term.” (Article quoted at present available in German language only, check out BaFin website)
And additionally: where are the 180 billion euros a year supposed to come from that are needed in Europe alone to achieve the Paris climate protection targets?
”People are not aware about their habits …”,
…the Swedish activist Greta Thunberg introduced an interview a few days ago at the climate summit in Vienna. A key sentence, not only with regard to climate change, but also the reference to the special role that mindfulness can play in sustainable investing and consumption. But one after the other.
The topic of sustainability has also reached the financial sector.
Finally! Banks, investment funds and insurers are managing huge amounts of capital, which are now to be used in a more focused way ”for a more environmentally friendly and