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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The #SDGs provide a useful framework to help companies target and align their #CSR programs with the economic, soci…


Congrats to the PMs of our Smart Materials, Smart Energy and Sustainable Agribusiness Equities Strategies for their…


#EVs running on #lithium #battery power present a powerful solution to curbing CO2 emissions. Want to know more? Vi…

2017 Annual Corporate Sustainability Assessment

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