united kingdomen
Historic fund launches a new water study

Historic fund launches a new water study

06-10-2021 | Research
Water is a precious resource essential for sustaining not only life and health but also industrial development and economic growth. The RobecoSAM Sustainable Water Equities team celebrates its 20th anniversary with a new study on the state of water markets.
  • Dieter Küffer
    Dieter
    Küffer
    Executive Director

Billions are experiencing water stress and scarcity, threatening not only their physical and economic well-being but also sustainable growth and development. Megatrends and climate change are exacerbating overconsumption and hastening a global water crisis. Emerging markets are the most vulnerable but developed regions are increasingly facing greater risks.

This study helps investors navigate through the complexities of water supply and demand, the characteristics of consumption across regions and sectors, and the drivers of future water stress and scarcity. More importantly, it explains the growth opportunities and diverse pool of sustainable solutions that address water risks and challenges. These include circular solutions such as wastewater treatment to help cities and industries recycle and reuse water supplies; conventional measures such as infrastructure investments in mains, pipes and transmission networks as well as ‘smart’ digital solutions that can rapidly detect leaks and pollutants as well as efficiently manage flow and consumption patterns.

Investments in water will help reduce water scarcity, enhance water security and increase shared value for investors and society.

Stay informed on Sustainable Investing with monthly mail updates
Stay informed on Sustainable Investing with monthly mail updates
Subscribe

Download your copy

Disclaimer

This report is not available for users from countries where the offering of foreign financial services is not permitted, such as US Persons.

Your details are not shared with third parties. This information is exclusively intended for professional investors. All requests are checked.

Logo

Disclaimer

Please read this important information before proceeding further. It contains legal and regulatory notices relevant to the information contained on this website.

The information contained in the Website is NOT FOR RETAIL CLIENTS - The information contained in the Website is solely intended for professional investors, defined as investors which (1) qualify as professional clients within the meaning of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID), (2) have requested to be treated as professional clients within the meaning of the MiFID or (3) are authorized to receive such information under any other applicable laws. The value of the investments may fluctuate. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Investors may not get back the amount originally invested. Neither Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. nor any of its affiliates guarantees the performance or the future returns of any investments. If the currency in which the past performance is displayed differs from the currency of the country in which you reside, then you should be aware that due to exchange rate fluctuations the performance shown may increase or decrease if converted into your local currency.

In the UK, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (“ROBECO”) only markets its funds to institutional clients and professional investors. Private investors seeking information about ROBECO should visit our corporate website www.robeco.com or contact their financial adviser. ROBECO will not be liable for any damages or losses suffered by private investors accessing these areas.

In the UK, ROBECO Funds has marketing approval for the funds listed on this website, all of which are UCITS funds. ROBECO is authorized by the AFM and subject to limited regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority. Details about the extent of our regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority are available from us on request.

Many of the protections provided by the United Kingdom regulatory framework may not apply to investments in ROBECO Funds, including access to the Financial Services Compensation Scheme and the Financial Ombudsman Service. No representation, warranty or undertaking is given as to the accuracy or completeness of the information on this website.

If you are not an institutional client or professional investor you should therefore not proceed. By proceeding please note that we will be treating you as a professional client for regulatory purposes and you agree to be bound by our terms and conditions.

If you do not accept these terms and conditions, as well as the terms of use of the website, please do not continue to use or access any pages on this website.

I Disagree