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Sustainable investing glossary

Sustainable Investing

An investment discipline that considers environmental, social and corporate governance criteria to generate long-term competitive financial returns and positive societal impact. Also referred to as responsible investing.

Sustainable Investing is a broad concept. There are many different rationales, approaches and definitions. The motives vary from ethical principles to simply wanting to achieve better investment results. There are various methods to invest in sustainability, such as through active share ownership (engagement & voting), integration of ESG factors, best-inclass approaches, thematic investing, impact investing and exclusion. 

Also referred to as responsible investing.

Creating returns that benefit the world we live in
Creating returns that benefit the world we live in
Sustainable investing
Engaging with countries to promote the SDGs
Engaging with countries to promote the SDGs
A team from Robeco has published a framework that can help investors engage with countries to tackle sustainability challenges.
14-06-2021 | Insight
Show, don't tell – investing in sustainable themes with demonstrated impact
Show, don't tell – investing in sustainable themes with demonstrated impact
The popularity of sustainable investing, especially in public equity markets, has fueled growth in the volume of ESG reporting from companies.
10-06-2021 | Insight
Finding the downside risks in credit with ESG
Finding the downside risks in credit with ESG
Using financially material ESG information leads to better-informed investment decisions and benefits society.
09-06-2021 | Insight