DWS doubles down on ESG commitments despite greenwashing scandal

Eve Maddock-Jones
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Addressing shareholders at its AGM on Thursday morning, DWS stood firm on its commitments to sustainable and ESG investing in the face of claims of them greenwashing products, culminating in a police raid last week. DWS chief executive Dr. Asoka Wöhrmann (pictured), said that DWS had "clearly positioned itself to make ESG a core part of its strategy", a mission he said had never been a "secret" or "that we had already reached our goal". Wöhrmann said that there were "pressures" and "changes" around sustainable investing as "definition of sustainable energy today is more complex and ev...

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