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Climate

Sovereign engagement is the new frontier

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.
Sustainability

Time to change the curriculum

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.
Sustainability

Robeco eyes new engagement portfolios

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.
SDGs

No luxury to pick and choose SDGs

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.
Featured Story

CalPERS’ role in tackling racism

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.
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