RobecoSAM Recognized “SRI Provider of the Year” at the European Pensions Awards 2016

RobecoSAM, the investment specialist focused exclusively on Sustainability Investing (SI), has won the “SRI Provider of the Year” award at the European Pensions Awards 2016 in London.
Jul 27, 2016 10:00 AM ET

July 27, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The award, which was presented in association with European Pensions magazine, recognizes outstanding achievements in the SI market. The European Pensions Awards honor the exceptional accomplishments of investment firms, consultancies and pension providers that have set the professional standards in the varied field of European pension provision.

RobecoSAM beat 9 other candidates from around the globe also shortlisted for the “SRI Provider of the Year” title in the 9th edition of the European Pensions Awards. This outstanding achievement follows RobecoSAM’s recognition as “ESG Manager of the Year” at Institutional Investor magazine’s European Awards only weeks earlier.

Chris Connelly, European Pensions Awards member of the jury : “With its new product launches, strong client focus and an impressive commitment to SRI, RobecoSAM was clearly head and shoulders above the rest in its category. An excellent submission all around.”

Christopher Greenwald, Head of SI Research, RobecoSAM: “This is yet another great achievement for our company and I would like to dedicate the award to all RobecoSAM employees. We are honored and proud to have won the ‘SRI Provider of the Year’ award at the European Pensions Awards. It not only underscores RobecoSAM’s expertise but it also highlights the strides we are making to shape the development of Sustainable Investment for the future. If it was not yet clear, now it is: RobecoSAM is the go-to asset manager for investors who want to invest their money sustainably while generating competitive returns.”

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About RobecoSAM

Founded in 1995, RobecoSAM is an investment specialist focused exclusively on Sustainability Investing. It offers asset management, indices, impact analysis and investing, engagement, voting, sustainability assessments, and benchmarking services. Asset management capabilities cater to institutional asset owners and financial intermediaries and cover a range of ESG-integrated investments (in public and private equity), featuring a strong track record in resource efficiency themed strategies. Together with S&P Dow Jones Indices, RobecoSAM publishes the globally recognized Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI). Based on its Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA), an annual ESG analysis of over 3,800 listed companies, RobecoSAM has compiled one of the world’s most comprehensive databases of financially material sustainability information. The data of the CSA is also included in USD 84.6 billion of assets under management by the subsidiaries of the Robeco Group.

RobecoSAM is a sister company of Robeco, the Dutch investment management firm founded in 1929. Both entities are subsidiaries of the Robeco Group, whose majority shareholder is ORIX Corporation. As a reflection of its own commitment to advocating sustainable investment practices, RobecoSAM is a signatory of the UNPRI and a member of Eurosif, ASrIA and Ceres. Approximately 130 professionals work for RobecoSAM, which is headquartered in Zurich. As of December 31, 2015, RobecoSAM had assets under management, advice and/or license in listed and private equity* of approximately USD 10.7 billion. Additionally, RobecoSAM’s Governance & Active Ownership team** had USD 238 billion of assets under engagement and USD 49 billion of assets under voting.

Important legal information: The details given on these pages do not constitute an offer. They are given for information purposes only. No liability is assumed for the correctness and accuracy of the details given. The securities identified and described may or may not be purchased, sold or recommended for advisory clients. It should not be assumed that an investment in these securities was or will be profitable. *RobecoSAM Private Equity is the marketing name of the combined private equity divisions of Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (“Robeco”) and RobecoSAM. Any funds or services offered by RobecoSAM Private Equity are managed and offered by Robeco, who may have delegated certain investment advisory functions to RobecoSAM. **RobecoSAM’s Governance & Active Ownership team is a brand name of Robeco. RobecoSAM USA Inc. is an investment adviser registered in the US. RobecoSAM USA, 909 third avenue, New York, NY 10022. Contact: Neil Johnson, 212-908-9768

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