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The Great Wall of Africa is taking shape
The Great Wall of Africa is taking shape
A giant wall of trees that is being built across Africa is making a huge contribution to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
17-06-2019 | Stunning statistics
‘We seek to find the winners of the next decade’
‘We seek to find the winners of the next decade’
Some investment themes do not play out in a year.
27-05-2019 | Insight
Working towards greater gender equality
Working towards greater gender equality
Robeco has long believed that a gender-balanced workforce with more opportunities for women makes companies more successful.
08-03-2019 | Insight
The drone that can plant millions of trees
The drone that can plant millions of trees
A drone that can carpet bomb 100,000 tree seeds a day may solve the issue of deforestation in remote areas.
03-01-2019 | Stunning statistics
‘We’re on the cusp of a very positive transformation’
‘We’re on the cusp of a very positive transformation’
How fast will sustainability investing become mainstream?
18-12-2018 | Interview
Thanks a trillion! World reaches renewable energy milestone
Thanks a trillion! World reaches renewable energy milestone
Renewable energy has hit a new milestone, with one trillion watts of wind and solar capacity now installed.
12-09-2018 | Insight
Fact or fiction: SI is only about negative screening
Fact or fiction: SI is only about negative screening
A persistent myth about sustainability investing is that it only includes negative screening – mainly by excluding stocks that are deemed ‘unethical’.
21-02-2018 | Insight
Fact or fiction: SI is only about green issues relevant for idealists
Fact or fiction: SI is only about green issues relevant for idealists
Sustainable investing has come a long way in recent decades – though some people still think it’s only about green issues.
22-01-2018 | Insight
Fact or fiction: sustainability means sacrificing performance
Fact or fiction: sustainability means sacrificing performance
Sustainable investing is subject to more myths than any other style of investment.
20-12-2017 | Insight
Smart investing in smart materials
Smart investing in smart materials
Global megatrends make it more important to invest differently to benefit from opportunities in smart materials, says specialist Pieter Busscher.
11-12-2017 | Insight
Investing to advance Sustainable Development Goals
Investing to advance Sustainable Development Goals
Robeco and RobecoSAM are taking action to ensure they can actively promote the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
08-11-2017 | Insight
Smart energy investments for a low carbon future
Smart energy investments for a low carbon future
Thiemo Lang, Portfolio Manager of the RobecoSAM Smart Energy strategy, discusses the future of the energy sector in the wake of the COP21 agreement to limit global warming to well below 2°C.
13-07-2016 | Interview
Stranded assets – an insurmountable hurdle for oil companies?
Stranded assets – an insurmountable hurdle for oil companies?
Are stranded assets going to strike a lethal blow to oil companies?
29-10-2015 | Insight
The impact of ESG on credit portfolios: the energy sector
The impact of ESG on credit portfolios: the energy sector
Policy makers around the world are issuing regulations to reduce air pollution and climate change.
09-05-2014 | Research
Water: our most precious resource
Water: our most precious resource
Water is a precious, yet finite resource essential for life, with no adequate substitute.
24-04-2014 | Video

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