Robeco has retained the highest possible A+ score for sustainable investing by the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI).
It is the third year in a row that Robeco has achieved the best possible score for all the modules assessed by the UNPRI. The firm’s sustainability specialist, Zurich-based RobecoSAM, also received the A+ grading.
The A+ score was awarded because of the way Robeco uses environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics and integrates sustainability principles across the entire range of funds. RobecoSAM offers sustainability products and supplies the group’s ESG data using its Corporate Sustainability Assessment and Country Sustainability Risk surveys.
"We are delighted to have retained the best possible rating from the PRI as it honors everything that we hold dear,” says Edith Siermann, Chief Investment Officer for Fixed Income and coordinator of Sustainable Investing at Robeco.
“Obtaining the highest possible score for all UNPRI modules seems to be becoming a tradition at Robeco. We have worked very hard to integrate sustainability across most of our products and it’s great to receive recognition for this for the third year in a row.”
“We firmly believe that integrating sustainability in the investment process leads to better-informed investment decisions, while indirectly making a contribution to a more sustainable world by raising the bar for companies in the way they are dealing with sustainability issues that are relevant for society.”
The UNPRI is an international network of more than 1,500 investors working together to further the growth of sustainable investing. It has six core principles, led by a commitment to using environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in the investment process. Robeco has been a signatory to the principles since the group’s foundation in 2006.
The content displayed on this website is exclusively directed at qualified investors, as defined in the swiss collective investment schemes act of 23 june 2006 ("cisa") and its implementing ordinance, or at “independent asset managers” which meet additional requirements as set out below. Qualified investors are in particular regulated financial intermediaries such as banks, securities dealers, fund management companies and asset managers of collective investment schemes and central banks, regulated insurance companies, public entities and retirement benefits institutions with professional treasury or companies with professional treasury.
The contents, however, are not intended for non-qualified investors. By clicking "I agree" below, you confirm and acknowledge that you act in your capacity as qualified investor pursuant to CISA or as an “independent asset manager” who meets the additional requirements set out hereafter. In the event that you are an "independent asset manager" who meets all the requirements set out in Art. 3 para. 2 let. c) CISA in conjunction with Art. 3 CISO, by clicking "I Agree" below you confirm that you will use the content of this website only for those of your clients which are qualified investors pursuant to CISA.
Representative in Switzerland of the foreign funds registered with the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority ("FINMA") for distribution in or from Switzerland to non-qualified investors is ACOLIN Fund Services AG, Affolternstrasse 56, 8050 Zürich, and the paying agent is UBS Switzerland AG, Bahnhofstrasse 45, 8001 Zürich. Please consult www.finma.ch for a list of FINMA registered funds.
Neither information nor any opinion expressed on the website constitutes a solicitation, an offer or a recommendation to buy, sell or dispose of any investment, to engage in any other transaction or to provide any investment advice or service. An investment in a Robeco/RobecoSAM AG product should only be made after reading the related legal documents such as management regulations, articles of association, prospectuses, key investor information documents and annual and semi-annual reports, which can be all be obtained free of charge at this website, at the registered seat of the representative in Switzerland, as well as at the Robeco/RobecoSAM AG offices in each country where Robeco has a presence. In respect of the funds distributed in Switzerland, the place of performance and jurisdiction is the registered office of the representative in Switzerland.
This website is not directed to any person in any jurisdiction where, by reason of that person's nationality, residence or otherwise, the publication or availability of this website is prohibited. Persons in respect of whom such prohibitions apply must not access this website.