Companies need to appoint directors who focus on business exposure to climate change, Robeco’s Active Ownership team says.
Our introductory guide to investing in SDG credits
The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have captured the imagination as a great way of impact investing.
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.
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.
Robeco publishes Q1 2020 Active Ownership report
New engagement themes lead the coverage in Robeco’s latest Active Ownership report – a quarter that saw the first impact of Covid-19.
Active Ownership Report
‘ESG has worked as a performance cushion during the sell-off’
Chris Berkouwer talks about how his Sustainable Global Stars Equities strategy has weathered the storm during the Covid-19 sell-off, with the sustainable profile working as a performance cushion.
Covid-19 exposes weaknesses in country sustainability
The coronavirus has highlighted how vulnerable a nation can become to a sudden crisis, RobecoSAM warns in a new report.
The link between ESG and performance: SDG Credits stands the test
“An attribution analysis confirms our view that screening credit holdings for their sustainability characteristics is positive for performance,” says Guido Moret, Robeco’s Head of Sustainability Integration Credits.
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.
Robeco publishes Stewardship Report 2019
Active Ownership has always been an important part of Robeco’s sustainable investing capability.