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The EU’s energy crisis will be instructive and destructive
The EU’s energy crisis will be instructive and destructive
Winter is coming but a smorgasbord of positive natural and man-made interventions means the EU will likely avoid blackouts.
18-10-2022 | Insight
Weighing the pros and cons of nuclear power as climate urgency grows
Weighing the pros and cons of nuclear power as climate urgency grows
Robeco has revised its stance on nuclear power as part of efforts to transition to a net zero economy.
12-07-2022 | Insight
SI Dilemmas: Is EU Sustainable Finance regulation helping or hurting?
SI Dilemmas: Is EU Sustainable Finance regulation helping or hurting?
It seems like a good time to take stock of sustainability regulation.
19-05-2022 | SI Dilemmas
SFDR classification: ‘Good things take time’
SFDR classification: ‘Good things take time’
Labelling funds according to their true level of sustainability under the EU’s Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) isn’t as easy as it looks.
08-04-2022 | Insight
Robeco sponsors the world’s gauge for sustainable investing
Robeco sponsors the world’s gauge for sustainable investing
On July 19, the Global Sustainable Investment Alliance (GSIA) unveils its long-awaited Global Sustainable Investment Review 2020, the most cited global market study on sustainable investing.
19-07-2021 | Announcement
How regulations promote sustainable investing
How regulations promote sustainable investing
A raft of new EU regulations is set to promote investments that can help tackle climate change.
10-05-2021 | Insight
Carbon pricing is too small scale to make a difference
Carbon pricing is too small scale to make a difference
Carbon pricing is a solution to curbing emissions, since it is a direct cost on the higher emitters.
26-04-2021 | Insight
50 shades of green meets 95 percent of funds
50 shades of green meets 95 percent of funds
The regulation designed to shake up the sustainable investing landscape in the EU is one month old.
12-04-2021 | Insight
Greening it and meaning it – how the EU Taxonomy defines SI
Greening it and meaning it – how the EU Taxonomy defines SI
One of the issues with sustainable investing is how to define it, as it means different things to different people.
31-03-2021 | Insight
Assessing the downsides that investments can have
Assessing the downsides that investments can have
Sustainable investments are made to gain returns in a way that does not harm the planet or society.
24-03-2021 | Insight
Disclosing sustainability risk in portfolios
Disclosing sustainability risk in portfolios
One of the requirements of the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation is to compel asset managers to disclose the sustainability risks that are inherent in their investments.
17-03-2021 | Insight
EU gets ready for new sustainability framework
EU gets ready for new sustainability framework
Sustainable investing will become more focused and much clearer across the EU under a new regulatory framework for asset managers and their funds.
21-12-2020 | Insight
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