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Impact Investing

Impact Investing

Impact investing is characterized by its intentionality; making a deliberate effort to exert a positive impact, alongside financial targets. The focus is specific sustainable themes and/or SDGs. The outcome is a portfolio that pursues superior financial returns coupled with contributing to sustainable development.

  • Impact Making a difference
  • Returns Investments that work
  • Win-win Helping while earning
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Read more insights about sustainable investing

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A roadmap to sustainable investing
A roadmap to sustainable investing
Sustainable investing is becoming mainstream.
13-05-2019 | Insight
The spy in the sky for deforestation
The spy in the sky for deforestation
Robeco has teamed up with a satellite data company to detect deforestation in palm oil plantations.
15-11-2019 | Insight
Webinar replay: ‘Ask me Anything’ on sustainable investing
Webinar replay: ‘Ask me Anything’ on sustainable investing
Gilbert Van Hassel and Masja Zandbergen discuss sustainable investing.
14-11-2019 | Announcement
A message in 100 million bottles
A message in 100 million bottles
A campaign to cut plastic waste is on track to save 100 million bottles from being thrown away.
14-11-2019 | Stunning statistics
Show don’t tell – UK Stewardship Code wants proof of actions
Show don’t tell – UK Stewardship Code wants proof of actions
Investors will have to show the results of their active ownership work after the UK regulator updated its Stewardship Code.
13-11-2019 | Insight
Land of the rising capital returns
Land of the rising capital returns
Japanese companies are gradually getting better at creating value for investors, Robeco’s engagement work has shown.
13-11-2019 | Insight

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    • Contributes actively to the UN SDGs by investing in companies that do the same.
    • Selection is based on positive impact and attractive sustainability characteristics at every level.
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  • RobecoSAM Global SDG Credits

    • Uses a proprietary SDG measurement framework to select companies that contribute positively to the SDGs, excludes those that do the opposite.
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    • Participates in megatrends such as the electrification of transportation and autonomous driving.
    • Focuses on technology leaders and market disruptors with outstanding long-term growth opportunities in smart mobility value chains.
    • Particularly appealing for investors will a horizon of at least three to five years.
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