Robeco chief executive Gilbert van Hassel opened the 'Sustainability Digital: A Planet in Trouble' conference with a reminder of the opportunities in sustainability and the importance of working with others. At Robeco this now includes engaging directly with sovereign governments.
Sarah RundellMarch 11, 2021
Finance education needs to move away from neo-classical economics towards a more holistic approach including sustainability, philosophy and ethics. Robeco is actively engaging with leading universities in The Netherlands to change the curriculum.
Sarah RundellOctober 23, 2020
The future of active investment will be grounded in engagement. Robeco is in the process of designing new portfolios so the manager engages with every portfolio company. Engagement specialist, Peter van der Werf explains how engagement drives returns.
Sarah RundellSeptember 30, 2020
In an intimate case study this session at the Sustainability conference profiles the relationship between Robeco and CocaCola and how investor engagement has helped prioritise sustainability issues and drive long-term growth through a focus on the circular economy.
Sarah RundellSeptember 17, 2020
There is moment driven by the COVID-19 crisis to invest in line with the Sustainable Development Goals, according to chief executive of Robeco, Gilbert van Hassel. But investing in companies of the future, and avoiding risks of the past, requires real expertise and changing mindsets about investment poses one of the biggest challenge for investors.
Sarah RundellSeptember 10, 2020
In this episode Amanda White talks with engagement specialist at Robeco, Peter van der Werf, about the importance of engagement; what good engagement looks like; and what financially material sustainability themes are important right now.
Amanda WhiteSeptember 4, 2020
CalPERS has a moral imperative to confront racism and economic inequality, according to its president, Henry Jones, who spoke to Amanda White in a www.top1000funds.com Sustainability series podcast about his own experiences growing up in the segregated south and the role of investors in shaping a future which is just, equal, inclusive and deeply grounded in fundamental human and civil rights.
Amanda WhiteAugust 5, 2020