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Peter van der Werf

Engagement Specialist
"We add value to our investment portfolios by assessing how companies deal with ESG risks and create more awareness at the companies of the materiality of these risks. Social issues are challenging to assess but have the ability to significantly hurt a company’s license to operate, reputation and brand value."

Peter van der Werf is Engagement Specialist, covering the Consumer Staples, Healthcare and Chemicals sectors. His areas of expertise include impact investing, labor rights, supply chain management, access to medicine and nutrition and social & environmental issues in the Food & Agri sector.

He is an Advisory Committee member of a number of PRI working groups such as Agricultural Supply Chain, Sustainable Palm Oil and Deforestation. Peter gained over four years of professional experience in business development in frontier markets before joining Robeco in 2011.

He holds a Master’s in Environmental Sciences from Wageningen University.

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