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      Sustainable and social-ecological sectors:

      • Renewable energy
      • Nutrition, agriculture and forestry
      • Residential housing
      • Education and culture
      • Social affairs and health
      • Mobility
      • Financial services, development- and microfinance
      • Sustainable economy

      Sustainable management:

      • Social responsibility
      • Ethical standards and good governance
      • Resource-conserving operational management
      • Developmental objectives
      • Product responsibility, which aims to solve social and ecological challenges

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      Controversial areas of business:

      • Weapons and defense
      • Intensive livestock farming
      • Nuclear energy
      • Coal energy
      • Biocides and pesticides
      • Organochlorinated mass-manufactured products
      • Genetically engineered farming
      • Embryonic research
      • Addictive substances

      Controversial business practices:

      • Human rights violations
      • Labour law violations
      • Animal testing
      • Contoversial  environmental behaviour
      • Controversial business practices

      Exclusion criteria for financial market activities:

      • Currency speculation
      • Speculative investments into raw materials and food
      • Investment in stocks or companies, which have their origin or registered office in uncooperative tax havens

      Exclusion criteria for countries:

      • Death penalty and systematic violation of human rights
      • Countries which on the basisi of Freedom House can be declared as unfree or only partly free and which violate democratic and political core values
      • Non-ratification of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty or the Geneva Convention
      • Expansion of nuclear energy
      • High level of corruption, according to Transparency International
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