News Digest Item
03 Jul 2017

“Questionable investment”


The German government holds an indirect stake in a decrepit Belgian nuclear plant, according to an article in the Aachener Zeitung, but is also lobbying to shut down the plant, writes Dagmar Dehmer in Der Tagesspiegel.  This shows how sustainability has had played little role in Germany’s investment decisions in the past, according to Dehmer. Environment minister Barbara Hendricks has said she would aim to sell the shares, amounting to around 6.4 million euros, Dehmer writes. 

Read the article in German here.

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