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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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My favorite Sustainable Development Goal
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Robeco strengthens exclusions policy for fossil fuels
Robeco is extending its exclusion policy for fossil fuel producers and users to its entire range of strategies to help combat global warming.
24-09-2020 | Insight
SI Opener: Loss of biodiversity is a bigger threat than climate change
SI Opener: Loss of biodiversity is a bigger threat than climate change
Biodiversity represents the knowledge learned by evolving species over millions of years.
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Gross Domestic Past-it – rethinking how we value societal progress
Gross Domestic Past-it – rethinking how we value societal progress
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