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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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Enhancing the Paris-aware global bond index
Enhancing the Paris-aware global bond index
Last year Robeco helped to create a new Paris-aware benchmark, but now it is time for the next step.
25-10-2021 | Insight
SI Opener: Let’s be clearer about what ESG integration actually does
SI Opener: Let’s be clearer about what ESG integration actually does
At Robeco we have been integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into our investments since 2010.
21-10-2021 | SI Opener
Bracing for climate change impact
Bracing for climate change impact
Institutional investors agree that they need to prepare for climate impact.
18-10-2021 | Digital event
Chipping away at water supplies
Chipping away at water supplies
Climate change and an intensifying appetite for silicon wafers and chips put water supplies and global supply chains at risk.
18-10-2021 | Stunning statistics
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

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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