germanyde
Sustainable Investing Glossary

Stranded assets

Assets on corporate balance sheets that rapidly lose their value as a result of forced write-offs.

Stranded assets currently mainly refer to utilities and exploration companies, where the traditional activities of finding and generating energy (fossil fuels) have come under pressure as a result of climate protection regulations. 

Research by Nature magazine published in January 2015, suggests that one-third of oil reserves, half of gas reserves and 80% of coal reserves might remain unused until 2050. The research identified the largest risks areas as coal reserves in China, India and the former Soviet Union, and oil & gas reserves in the Middle East.

Creating returns that benefit the world we live in
Creating returns that benefit the world we live in
Sustainable investing
Green hydrogen: powering the low-carbon future
Green hydrogen: powering the low-carbon future
Interview with Thiemo Lang, Senior Portfolio Manager, RobecoSAM Smart Energy and Smart Mobility strategies.
27-10-2020 | Interview
In die Kreislaufwirtschaft investieren
In die Kreislaufwirtschaft investieren
Der unermessliche Ressourcenhunger, der durch lineare Produktions- und Verbrauchsmuster angetrieben wird, übersteigt die Regenerationsfähigkeit der Erde.
16-10-2020 | Einblicke
„The Big Book of Trends and Thematic Investing“
„The Big Book of Trends and Thematic Investing“
Trend- und themenbezogene Anlagestrategien erfreuen sich seit einigen Jahren recht großer Beliebtheit.
13-10-2020 | Einblicke