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ESG integration crucial in emerging equities
ESG integration crucial in emerging equities
In emerging markets, ESG issues play an essential role.
26-05-2017 | Insight
Beware the demographic death spiral
Beware the demographic death spiral
Every month we look at stunning statistics from the world of sustainability.
24-05-2017 | Insight
Brand management in Global Consumer Trends
Brand management in Global Consumer Trends
Brand management is a central topic in sustainability investing.
23-05-2017 | Insight
Hedging climate risk
Hedging climate risk
The carbon footprint of a passive equity portfolio can be reduced by 50% without sacrificing returns.
17-05-2017 | From the field
The pros and cons of ESG ratings for investment funds
The pros and cons of ESG ratings for investment funds
Monthly column from Global Equities on sustainability investing.
08-05-2017 | Opinion
Seven steps to ESG integration
Seven steps to ESG integration
Integrating sustainability into the investment process is a strategic choice at Robeco – but it hasn’t happened overnight.
02-05-2017 | Research
Expected Returns 2017 - 2021
Expected Returns 2017 - 2021
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Tesla is now more valuable than Ford and GM
Tesla is now more valuable than Ford and GM
Every month we look at stunning statistics from the world of sustainability.
20-04-2017 | Stunning statistics
Six key ESG issues in energy credits
Six key ESG issues in energy credits
The energy sector is faced with big ESG challenges.
06-04-2017 | Insight
Is the value rally defying ESG risks?
Is the value rally defying ESG risks?
Monthly column from Global Equities on sustainability investing.
04-04-2017 | Insight
Robeco publishes Active Ownership Report 2016
Robeco publishes Active Ownership Report 2016
Robeco wants to be transparent about its Active Ownership activities.
21-03-2017 | Active Ownership Report
Robeco comes second in European sustainability investing ranking
Robeco comes second in European sustainability investing ranking
Robeco has ranked second for sustainability investing in a survey of 40 of the largest asset managers in Europe by ShareAction.
15-03-2017 | Insight
Coca-Cola cuts 3.75 billion in calories from drinks
Coca-Cola cuts 3.75 billion in calories from drinks
In this new series we look at stunning statistics from the world of sustainability.
14-03-2017 | Insight
The rise of Factor Investing,  is it just a hype?
The rise of Factor Investing, is it just a hype?
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Have we built better banks since the crisis?
Have we built better banks since the crisis?
Since the global financial crisis, we see clear improvement in risk management and oversight at banks.
27-02-2017 | Insight
Please, give us integrated research!
Please, give us integrated research!
This month, Robeco Global Equities team analyst Masja Zandbergen looks at how sustainability research is not keeping up with events.
22-02-2017 | Opinion
China cuts 13 Amsterdams in coal capacity
China cuts 13 Amsterdams in coal capacity
In this new series we look at stunning statistics from the world of sustainability.
15-02-2017 | Insight
Auto industry business models set to significantly change
Auto industry business models set to significantly change
The business models of global automotive industry players will significantly change in the coming years as car use is transformed, say Robeco’s sustainability specialists.
14-02-2017 | Active Ownership Report
Research shows link between ESG and profitability in mining
Research shows link between ESG and profitability in mining
Robeco views sustainability as a long term-driver of companies’ performance.
31-01-2017 | Research
Corporate governance is a force to be reckoned with
Corporate governance is a force to be reckoned with
This month, Robeco Global Equities team analyst Masja Zandbergen looks at corporate governance’s onward march.
27-01-2017 | Insight
ESG issues significantly impact emerging debt returns
ESG issues significantly impact emerging debt returns
ESG analysis is fully integrated into the investment process of Robeco’s Emerging Debt strategy.
24-01-2017 | Insight
Open house at China Resources Power
Open house at China Resources Power
Following accusations of an environmental UN Global Compact breach, we actively engaged with China Resources & Power (CRP).
16-01-2017 | Insight
Robeco closes successful real estate engagement program
Robeco closes successful real estate engagement program
Robeco’s Governance and Active Ownership (GAO) team is ending a three-year engagement program with the 11 real estate companies that were held in our property equities fund in 2013.
11-01-2017 | Insight
Stewardship codes give sustainability investing in Asia a push
Stewardship codes give sustainability investing in Asia a push
Whereas Asia used to be a laggard in sustainability investing, the region is catching up quickly.
09-01-2017 | Insight
How do companies use engagement?
How do companies use engagement?
Robeco has been engaging with companies since 2005.
03-01-2017 | Insight
Active Ownership Report Q4 2016
Active Ownership Report Q4 2016
Please read the details of Robeco's active ownership report of Q4 2016.
31-12-2016 | Active Ownership Report
ESG trends in Turkey: A country going astray
ESG trends in Turkey: A country going astray
Turkey’s sustainability performance has steadily declined in recent years.
29-12-2016 | Insight
The road to shareholder value in the land of the rising sun
The road to shareholder value in the land of the rising sun
21-12-2016 | Insight
South Africa leads emerging markets ESG survey
South Africa leads emerging markets ESG survey
Robeco has been incorporating sustainability in the analysis of emerging markets companies for over 15 years.
15-12-2016 | Insight
Carbon management in Real Estate Investment Trusts
Carbon management in Real Estate Investment Trusts
Buildings represent a major opportunity for environmental improvements as the sector as a whole accounted for nearly 40% of the world’s energy consumption, 30% of raw material use, 25% of solid waste, 25% of water use, 12% of land use, and 33% of the related global greenhouse gas emissions.
14-12-2016 | Insight
ESG challenges in the healthcare sector
ESG challenges in the healthcare sector
Biopharmaceutical companies operate in an environment of rising chronic disease, aging populations and an increasing demand from emerging markets.
07-12-2016 | Insight
Country Sustainability Ranking shows shifts in Europe
Country Sustainability Ranking shows shifts in Europe
Recently, the semi-annual update of the RobecoSAM Country Sustainability Ranking was released.
06-12-2016 | Research
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