Sustainable investing (SI) is growing in popularity. Not only does it meet a growing need to treat the Earth’s resources and its inhabitants more responsibly, the use of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors can be shown to have a positive effect on financial performance.
If you agree with us that sustainability is vital to good investment management, it’s essential that we speak the same language. This glossary is not meant to be an exhaustive list of everything that goes on in the world of sustainable investing, but is intended to offer you an overview of some of the most important terms and definitions. We hope that it will help you find your way in the fascinating, multi-dimensional world of sustainable investing.
Neither information nor any opinion expressed on the website constitutes a solicitation, an offer or a recommendation to buy, sell or dispose of any investment, to engage in any other transaction or to provide any investment advice or service. An investment in a Robeco product should only be made after reading the related legal documents such as management regulations, prospectuses, annual and semi-annual reports, which can be all be obtained free of charge at this website and at the Robeco offices in each country where Robeco has a presence.