Welcome to „Discover CEE“!

 

Thank you for joining us on our excursions to beautiful landscapes and cities in Central and Eastern Europe, our home market. There we discover new or at least lesser-known things, let people have their say and open ourselves to the diversity of other cultures and customs. We take you on a journey into the world of banking, and report on trends, innovations and sustainability. The name says it all: Discover CEE!
5 summer recipes from CEE that you should try!

5 summer recipes from CEE that you should try!

by Sarah Geyer, RBI | Summer is in full swing and for many, wanderlust is strong. Unfortunately, due to the pandemic it is still not possible to travel to the farthest lands. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean that you can’t enjoy either of the two. We compiled...

Kosovo: Listening to the wind of change

Kosovo: Listening to the wind of change

By Fjorent Rrushi, Raiffeisen Research | Smooth elections bode well for democracy in Kosovo After many years of political instability, Kosovo's parliament convened in an extraordinary session in April 2021 to elect the president of the republic. Vjosa Osmani, a...

Green bond basics you should know

Green bond basics you should know

Green bonds have become increasingly popular recently, after all they enable sustainable financing of companies and private individuals. Today we want to explain the green bond basics in more detail using an example. According to Bloomberg, Slovakia’s Tatra banka has...

Five arguments for investing responsibly

Five arguments for investing responsibly

By Christa Geyer, Raiffeisen Capital Management | It is not so long ago that sustainability was a topic for which the majority of investors had at best a weary smile left. This somewhat arrogant view of responsible investments, which were assumed to yield lower...

Podcast: How to enter the financial markets

Podcast: How to enter the financial markets

By Alexandra Jocham, RBI | Women are still underrepresented in the financial markets. We discussed the reasons for this in our last podcast with Veronika Lammer, who is a financial markets expert. This podcast is now about how women (and of course men) can overcome...

5 ways to a more sustainable lifestyle

5 ways to a more sustainable lifestyle

By Sonja Simek, RBI | The awareness for a more sustainable lifestyle is becoming more omnipresent each day, and there are many ways to make your everyday life more environmentally conscious. If you don't want to start by making soap yourself or run a strict zero waste...