Robeco puts in long hours to get new SDG strategy right

AMWatch met the portfolio manager of a newly-launched credit strategy that has the UN development goals at the heart of every investment decision. Developing the strategy was harder than anticipated, he admits.

"The biggest obstacle during the product development phase was to construct a framework that assesses how a specific company contributes positively, or negatively, to achieve the SDGs. This process has required a lot of work," says Jan Willem de Moor, senior portfolio manager credit at Robeco. | Photo: PR

As asset managers increasingly want to show clients how their invested capital helps make the world a better place, new investment strategies that integrate the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as an investment framework frequently emerge.

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