Awards & Milestones

In the Financial Industry – Asset Management & Wealth Management & Sustainability & Responsible Investments (Equity Asset Class)

  • 2005-2013: Dr. Durana et al. initiated and managed internationally the first Global Alternative Energy Index Portfolio (DAXglobal®) for Deutsche Börse Group, and the first Global Resource Efficiency Index as well as the Global Frontier Markets Index Portfolios in cooperation with Standard & Poor’s Dow Jones, followed by various index products. MSCI, S&P and FTSE have followed with their index offerings of environmental and frontier markets indexes, and related fund products
  • 2013-present: Co-founders of DuraWealth manage the «DW Global Resource Efficiency Index» Portfolio (Bloomberg Code: DWREUTR Index) and the «DW Global Disruptive Innovation Index» Portfolio (Bloomberg Code: DWNIUTR Index) in cooperation with Standard & Poor’s Dow Jones

In Science & Innovation & Technology (Information Technology & Opto- and Microelectronics):

  • 1993, 1995: Dr. Durana et al. received patents in the US, Europe and Japan for his inventions in making the first opto-electronic absolute position twin-track system. They have global impact in the industry and IT as over 20 companies including Hewlett Packard, Tokyo Electron, Caterpillar, Renishaw Plc in 2009, Hamamatsu Photonics in 2010, Leica AG in 2011, Canon Inc. in 2013 and 2015 refer to these inventions in their patents (Source: USPTO, Espacenet)