The Sustainability
Yearbook 2018

Message from the CEO

Aris Prepoudis, Chief Executive Officer, RobecoSAM

Discovering and applying sustainability insights to successfully navigate the waves of change.

Dear Reader,

Change is everywhere…change is constant.

Throughout history change has primarily been a positive force that has pushed nature and civilization forward. We’ve become healthier, happier, more productive, and more resilient. But change can also be destructive. Changes in human activities over the past three centuries have led to global warming and a looming planetary crisis. The series of catastrophic hurricanes that pounded US and Caribbean coast lines in late summer underscore the extent of the crisis, as weather patterns become more extreme, more frequent and more costly.

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Rapidly changing #consumption patterns, plateauing productivity, #resource constraints, #contamination fears, and t…


Congrats to the PMs of our Smart Materials, Smart Energy, Sustainable Food Equities and Sustainable Water strategie…


Thank you #Munich and @InvEurope DACH Summit. It was fun! #FSSUMMIT #susty #ESG

2017 Annual Corporate Sustainability Assessment

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