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RobecoSAM named “Best ESG Fund Management Group” at the Investment Week Sustainable Investment Awards

London/Zurich, 7 December 2017 - RobecoSAM, the investment specialist focused exclusively on Sustainability Investing (SI), is proud to announce that it has won the award for “Best ESG Fund Management Group” at the Investment Week Sustainable Investment awards 2017 in London.

Now in their 10th year, the Investment Week Sustainable Investment Awards are aimed at fund managers and organizations who are at the forefront of facilitating or investing in themes that take into account Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors, and whose work promotes a greater understanding into the sector's potential.

“RobecoSAM displayed a forward thinking approach to ESG issues across its fund range, alongside excellent global engagement on relevant issues.”, said Deborah Benn, Chair, Judging Panel Investment Week Sustainable Investments Awards.

Aris Prepoudis, CEO, RobecoSAM: “We are delighted to be named ‘Best ESG Fund Management Group’ at the Investment Week Sustainable Investment Awards. We are extremely proud of this award, which acknowledges our longstanding experience in delivering innovative investment solutions to global issues in combination with attractive returns to our clients. This award is both an honor and an incentive for us to continue our work so that clients keep on benefitting from our longstanding credibility and experience in Sustainability Investing.”

RobecoSAM beat eight other contenders also shortlisted for the “Best ESG Fund Management Group” award, an award category that was open to fund managers with a major focus on the long term benefits of investing in companies with strong sustainable and ESG records. This outstanding achievement follows RobecoSAM’s recognition as “ESG Manager of the Year” at Institutional Investor magazine’s European Awards and “SRI Provider of the Year” at the European Pensions Awards last year.

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