SI Opener: How Covid-19 is worsening inequality
The Covid-19 pandemic has reversed gains in global poverty reduction and has had a profound impact on multiple facets of inequality.
23-09-2021 | SI Opener
The caveats, considerations and challenges of decarbonizing investment portfolios
Climate change is the problem, net zero is the goal, and decarbonization is the means.
02-07-2021 | Interview
SI Opener: Putting climate action plans to a vote – a Say on Climate!
Shareholders are used to voting on a wide array of proposals.
24-06-2021 | Insight
SI Opener: The portfolio manager 2.0 needs to know more than maximizing alpha
To be successful in the changing asset management environment, portfolio managers need to continuously reinvent themselves.
22-04-2021 | SI Opener
SI Opener: Investing in health and disease prevention is the best cure
Covid-19 has put the spotlight on health.
06-04-2021 | SI Opener
SI Opener: The meat supply chain is a major threat to global health
It’s not only ‘wet animal markets’ that are causing health risks, as we have seen with Covid-19.
25-02-2021 | SI Opener
Climate investing: from urgency to solutions
SI Opener: Companies should not ignore the challenges of AI
Recent events in the US have show that the use of artificial intelligence can bring with it negative social issues.
28-01-2021 | Insight
SI Opener: How do we align portfolios with climate ambitions?
The Net Zero Asset Managers initiative was launched in December, and Robeco is proud to be among the founding signatories.
24-12-2020 | SI Opener
SI Opener: Covid-19 puts spotlight on labor issues in the apparel industry
The fashion industry has been severely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic due to its discretionary nature, impacting not only garment brands but also their supply chains.
26-11-2020 | SI Opener
SI Opener: Health care sector needs stronger ethics to combat opioid abuse
The health care sector is often seen as a good place to invest, both from an investment and an impact perspective.
29-10-2020 | SI Opener
SI Opener: Loss of biodiversity is a bigger threat than climate change
Biodiversity represents the knowledge learned by evolving species over millions of years.
24-09-2020 | SI Opener
SI Opener: The mining industry is essential to moving to a greener economy
Mining is a complex industry that is often seen as unsustainable.
25-06-2020 | SI Opener
SI Opener: Protecting digital human rights in the post-Covid-19 era
Digital data has expanded beyond imagination.
28-05-2020 | SI Opener
The most important ESG issue in the coronavirus crisis is our response
As soon as the coronavirus crisis hit our society and financial markets, we received many questions on how this relates to sustainable investing and ESG.
31-03-2020 | Column
Let’s talk about outcomes: voting on shareholder proposals
Sustainable investing is finally getting traction in the market place.
16-10-2019 | Column
Addressing the climate emergency
The language around climate change is changing.
12-08-2019 | Column
Greenwashing: how to avoid it?
With the rise of new sustainable funds, the question of how to avoid greenwashing becomes more prevalent.
23-05-2019 | Column
The link between ESG and performance
Robeco has long believed in the benefits of sustainability investing.
09-01-2019 | Insight
Beyond exclusions – how investors can approach SI
Some investors adopt a simple approach to sustainability investing by excluding certain companies from portfolios.
17-12-2018 | Insight
Three megatrends shaping the world
Three megatrends reflecting each aspect of the environmental, social and governance (ESG) spectrum are shaping the sustainability investing world.
01-11-2018 | Insight
Sustainability and the role of finance
Sustainability is usually defined as meeting today’s needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet theirs.
02-10-2018 | Insight