History

1995-sam.jpg1995
SAM founded as the world's first asset management company focusing exclusively on Sustainability Investing

1999-djsi.jpg1999
The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) launched in partnership with S&P Dow Jones Indices


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SAM Sustainable Water Fund launched as one of the world's first sustainable water funds

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SAM Smart Energy Fund launched


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SAM becomes a member of Robeco. Robeco and SAM join forces to form one of the world’s leading sustainability investment platforms

2006-materials.jpg2006
SAM Smart Materials Fund launched


2006-sus.jpg2006  
Sustainability Services created to provide sustainability insight and performance analysis to companies and interested stakeholders

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SAM Sustainable Healthy Living Fund launched


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Integration of Clean Tech Private Equity (formerly Robeco Clean Tech Private Equity) 


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Transfer of SAM Sustainable Agribusiness Equities

 

RobecoSAM-logo2013  
In 2013 SAM was renamed RobecoSAM. Our sustainability expertise and insights are incorporated into Robeco Group’s entire product and service range.

country-ranking-2013.jpg2013  
RobecoSAM and S&P Dow Jones Indices jointly launch the DJSI Diversified family and RobecoSAM and Robeco jointly develop the Country Sustainability Ranking.

2014-djsi.jpg2014  
RobecoSAM and S&P DJI celebrate the 15th anniversary of the DJSI.
  

QSGE-2014.jpg2014  
In the same year RobecoSAM launches the RobecoSAM Quant Sustainable Global Equities Fund.

Impact-2015.jpg2015  
RobecoSAM launches its unique Impact Investing platform with the Environmental Impact Monitoring Tool and tailor-made Impact Investing solutions.

gender-2015.jpg2015  
In addition RobecoSAM launches RobecoSAM Global Child Impact Equities Fund and the RobecoSAM Global Gender Equality Impact Equities Fund.

S&P-ESG-Sovereign-Bond-2015.jpg2015
S&P Dow Jones Indices and RobecoSAM jointly launch the S&P ESG Sovereign Bond Index family.

2015-esg-inside.jpg2015   
RobecoSAM develops an advanced ESG scoring methodology that eliminates known biases such as market cap, industry and regional biases, resulting in a new generation of unbiased ESG scores that have a low correlation to other common factors.