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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.

Making better-informed investment decisions
Making better-informed investment decisions
Sustainable investing
Real estate fund cuts its carbon footprint
Real estate fund cuts its carbon footprint
Robeco Sustainable Property Equities has scored well above average for sustainability in an industry survey for the sixth year in a row.
24-01-2020 | Insight
From alchemy to gold – how ESG adds value in a Robeco fund
From alchemy to gold – how ESG adds value in a Robeco fund
Sustainability was responsible for 20% of the outperformance in a Robeco fund over three years, new analysis shows.
23-01-2020 | Insight
Podcast: It’s time asset managers make money talk
Podcast: It’s time asset managers make money talk
If we start investing much more towards the long term, and to sustainable solutions, things will go very, very quickly, says Robeco CEO Gilbert Van Hassel.
22-01-2020 | Podcast