In the first podcast, Daniel Wild explains why embracing SI is “a good sort of selfish”, as it enables the investor to enjoy superior risk-adjusted returns while also helping the planet on a range of environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues at the same time.
Sustainability investing requires active choices and so cannot be done purely passively, Robeco quant specialists say. Speed read Passive funds buy the entire market without using ESG factors Sustainable indices are active, not passive strategies Best of both worlds is possible with sustainable enhanced indexing
Dutch pension funds view Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as an investment opportunity, but have yet to fully adopt them. Speed Read: SDGs seen as an investment opportunity and fiduciary duty Two-thirds of funds do not have a formal policy for the goals Only 19% set targets to align investment activities with SDGs
This new brochure explains why enhanced indexing provides a compelling alternative to passive strategies. It exposes the main pitfalls of passive investing and explains how Robeco’s Enhanced Indexing approach addresses these issues, to deliver stable outperformance over time while integrating ESG criteria and ensuring effective country and sector diversification.
Previous studies have reported weak results for standard Momentum strategies in China. This paper1 finds that a more sophisticated Momentum strategy does generate significant profits in the Chinese equity market.