Sugar’s role in coronavirus fatalities
The sugar content of food and drinks played an unseen role in the Covid-19 death toll, says engagement specialist Peter van der Werf.
29-07-2020 | インサイト
SI Opener: The mining industry is essential to moving to a greener economy
Mining is a complex industry that is often seen as unsustainable.
25-06-2020 | SI Opener
Showing your metal – adding commodities to the mix
The time has come to invest in commodities as we emerge from the Covid-19 recession, says multi-asset specialist Jeroen Blokland.
05-06-2020 | 月次アウトルック
Don’t tell JR, but Texas has ‘Gone with the Wind’
Those of a certain age may recall Dallas, a 1980s US soap opera about a dysfunctional oil-rich family headed by the scheming JR Ewing.
02-06-2020 | Stunning statistics
Will the oil price crash lower carbon footprints?
An historic plunge in the oil price has raised hopes that carbon footprints could be permanently cut – but this may be wishful thinking.
08-05-2020 | 月次アウトルック
A negative oil price – a market quirk, or the ‘new normal’?
The price of US oil temporarily dipped below zero for the first time in history, which means an oil supplier has to pay someone to take it off their hands.
21-04-2020 | インサイト
Shell escalates net-zero goal on carbon emissions
Royal Dutch Shell has stepped up its plans to become carbon neutral following investor engagement led by Robeco and the Church of England.
17-04-2020 | インサイト
Engagement is an important tool for climate change risks
More companies are making greater efforts to set ambitious decarbonization targets, Robeco’s engagement specialists say.
30-03-2020 | インサイト
Is oil-rich Norway paying the price?
Sustainability is often full of contradictions, as can be seen in the case of an oil-rich country which is warming faster than others – Norway.
23-03-2020 | Stunning statistics
Robeco launches evocative sustainability campaign
You don’t have to give up palm oil or plastics.
16-03-2020 | インタビュー
The paradox of sustainable investing in mining
Investors need to work with miners and not against them to cut carbon footprints, says portfolio manager Chris Berkouwer.
28-02-2020 | インサイト
23-01-2020 | インサイト
Climate partnerships needed between company boards and investors
A partnership between companies and investors is essential if climate change targets are to be met.
20-01-2020 | インサイト
Global warming accelerates as emissions hit new records
Greenhouse gas levels in the atmosphere are higher than ever before, two new studies have found.
16-12-2019 | Stunning statistics
The spy in the sky for deforestation
Robeco has teamed up with a satellite data company to detect deforestation in palm oil plantations.
15-11-2019 | インサイト
‘You need a command economy, and this goes against conventional wisdom’
Chandran Nair is not one to pull his punches when it comes to dealing with the world’s problems.
11-11-2019 | インタビュー
Engaging with electric utilities on climate change strategies
Replacing fossil fuels with clean energy is a key element in limiting climate change.
17-10-2019 | インサイト
Robeco joins investor call to save rainforest
Robeco is collaborating with other global investors to try to stop deforestation in Brazil.
18-09-2019 | インサイト
Greenland loses 11 billion tons of ice in one day
The scale of global warming has been laid bare by the effect of the summer’s heatwave on the Arctic.
03-09-2019 | Stunning statistics
Stepping up safety in managing miners’ tailings dams
Robeco is stepping up its efforts to improve safety in the mining industry after 248 people were killed in a Brazilian tailings dam collapse this year.
28-08-2019 | インサイト
Carbon Capture & Storage: removing CO2 on an industrial scale
We produce CO2 on an industrial scale, and we need to remove it on an industrial scale.
17-06-2019 | インサイト
Robeco publishes Q1 2019 Active Ownership report
It’s been a busy first quarter for Robeco’s Active Ownership team, led by the launch of our engagement themes for 2019.
29-04-2019 | Active Ownership Report
Our approach to sustainable investing in palm oil
Robeco has stepped up its engagement with the producers of palm oil to address sustainability issues in the industry.
04-03-2019 | インサイト
Factor outperformance for more than two centuries
To be considered relevant, a factor must first and foremost be backed by ample empirical evidence.
12-02-2019 | リサーチ
Single-use plastic among Robeco’s 2019 engagement themes
Trying to cut plastic pollution and the social impact of artificial intelligence are among four themes that Robeco will engage on this year.
04-02-2019 | インサイト
The drone that can plant millions of trees
A drone that can carpet bomb 100,000 tree seeds a day may solve the issue of deforestation in remote areas.
03-01-2019 | Stunning statistics
Robeco's Active Ownership realizes success with Shell
Robeco has been recognized for its critical role in persuading Royal Dutch Shell to significantly strengthen its measures to reduce its carbon footprint.
07-12-2018 | インサイト
Two climate change issues most concern investors
Two issues central to combatting climate change most concern investors, Robeco’s Active Ownership team warns in its quarterly report.
24-05-2018 | インサイト
An inconvenient truth about stranded assets
The world needs to wake up to the problem of trillions of dollars’ worth of stranded fossil fuel assets, says climate change campaigner Al Gore.
08-01-2018 | インサイト
We need decarbonization, not divestment
Assessing climate risks in an investment portfolio can be a hell of a job.
19-12-2017 | インサイト