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Impact Investing

Impact Investing

Impact investing is characterized by its intentionality; making a deliberate effort to exert a positive impact, alongside financial targets. The focus is specific sustainable themes and/or SDGs. The outcome is a portfolio that pursues superior financial returns coupled with contributing to sustainable development.

  • Impact Making a difference
  • Returns Investments that work
  • Win-win Helping while earning
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A roadmap to sustainable investing
A roadmap to sustainable investing
Sustainable investing is becoming mainstream.
13-05-2019 | Insight
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
Climate partnerships needed between company boards and investors
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 | Insight
A trillion trees could stabilize global warming
A trillion trees could stabilize global warming
Planting a trillion trees would be enough to stop global warming from escalating, studies have found.
17-01-2020 | Stunning statistics

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