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Sustainable investing glossary

Sustainable Investing

An investment discipline that considers environmental, social and corporate governance criteria to generate long-term competitive financial returns and positive societal impact. Also referred to as responsible investing.

Sustainable Investing is a broad concept. There are many different rationales, approaches and definitions. The motives vary from ethical principles to simply wanting to achieve better investment results. There are various methods to invest in sustainability, such as through active share ownership (engagement & voting), integration of ESG factors, best-inclass approaches, thematic investing, impact investing and exclusion. 

Also referred to as responsible investing.

Making better-informed investment decisions
Making better-informed investment decisions
Sustainable investing
Exhaust-ive engagement: persuading carmakers to decarbonize
Exhaust-ive engagement: persuading carmakers to decarbonize
Decarbonizing the auto industry can significantly lower greenhouse gas emissions.
05-12-2019 | Insight
Call for concrete COP25 commitments on climate change
Call for concrete COP25 commitments on climate change
Nations meeting at COP25 need to get back on track to combat global warming, says Robeco’s Carola van Lamoen.
29-11-2019 | Insight
Spearheading the sustainable investing movement
Spearheading the sustainable investing movement
Gilbert Van Hassel discusses leadership in sustainable investing and the S&P Global partnership deal.
21-11-2019 | Interview