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Celebrating two decades of Sustainable Water

Water is a precious resource in short supply. Access to clean and safe water is a continuous global challenge. Population growth, increasing water consumption, pollution and climate change are major drivers of water scarcity. The RobecoSAM Sustainable Water Strategy has been tackling these for 20 years.

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  • Warmer oceans, floods and droughts

    Climate change manifests itself, among other things, in an increase in extreme weather events. For example, rising sea levels lead to more flooding and storm surges.

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  • Historic fund launches a new water study

    Water is a precious resource essential for sustaining not only life and health but also industrial development and economic growth.
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  • A global Sustainable Water strategy

    The strategy invests worldwide in companies providing technology, products and services relating to the water value chain.
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Webinar

The live webinar took place on Tuesday 14 October.
  • The live webinar took place on Tuesday 14 October. In this webinar, Portfolio Manager Dieter Kuffer outlines the kinds of cutting-edge companies that the fund invests in. These range from technologies that purify and desalinate rain, sea or wastewater to rain capture systems in regions with chronic shortages. He provides an update on how the fund is performing, and its plans for the next 20 years.

  • At the end of the session, we will have covered: 

    • The technology, products and services in the water value chain. 
    • How stocks are balanced between defensive sectors and cyclicals  
    • Why this kind of investing offers returns while making an impact    

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Water Investment Opportunity

Worldwide water scarcity is expanding made worse by climate change and growing populations. Discover how investments in water can create shared value for society, the environment and investors.

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Latest insights

We regularly publish articles, videos and podcasts related to the Sustainable Water Strategy

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Latest insights

We regularly publish articles, videos and podcasts related to the Sustainable Water Strategy

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Six steps to climate-proof your investments
Six steps to climate-proof your investments

A visual roadmap to net zero

15-10-2021 | Insight
The CO₂lumnist: What is the ‘e’ in CO₂e?
The CO₂lumnist: What is the ‘e’ in CO₂e?
Greenhouse gas emissions are reported as carbon dioxide equivalents – it’s not just CO2 that’s the main villain out there.
14-10-2021 | Column
Historic fund launches a new water study
Historic fund launches a new water study
Water is a precious resource essential for sustaining not only life and health but also industrial development and economic growth.
06-10-2021 | Research
China: navigating the push towards technology leadership
China: navigating the push towards technology leadership
After more than three decades of accelerated catchup with more advanced economies, China is now engaged in a race for global technology leadership.
05-10-2021 | Insight
At the forefront of climate investing solutions
At the forefront of climate investing solutions
Everything you need to know about climate challenges and climate investing solutions.
01-10-2021 | Insight
Factoring climate change into Expected Returns forecasts
Factoring climate change into Expected Returns forecasts
The impact of climate change has been factored into the core forecasts in Expected Returns for the first time in the five-year outlook’s 11-year history.
30-09-2021 | 5-Year outlook
5-year Expected Returns: the Roasting Twenties
5-year Expected Returns: the Roasting Twenties
Things are heating up and our tech optimism is intertwined with that sinking feeling that climate catastrophe is closing in.
29-09-2021 | Insight
SI Opener: How Covid-19 is worsening inequality
SI Opener: How Covid-19 is worsening inequality
The Covid-19 pandemic has reversed gains in global poverty reduction and has had a profound impact on multiple facets of inequality.
23-09-2021 | SI Opener

Why invest in the Sustainable Water strategy?

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    Contact us if you would like to know more about this strategy.
  • Who’s behind the Sustainable Water strategy?

    Get to know the portfolio manager who has been at the helm of the strategy since inception, Dieter Küffer.
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  • Sustainable Water Equities

    Check out all information on all share classes of RobecoSAM Sustainable Water Equities.

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