Sustainability research

Research topics

Learn how RobecoSAM identifies companies that are best equipped to identify and respond to emerging opportunities and risks resulting from global sustainability trends.

Learn how the country sustainability framework evaluates 60 countries on a broad range of Environmental, Social and Governance factors that RobecoSAM considers to be relevant for investors.

Using the information collected through our annual Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA) over the past 20 years, RobecoSAM’s Quantitative Research Team has developed an advanced Smart ESG scoring methodology.

RobecoSAM’s research focuses on the link between sustainability and financial materiality. But what is financial materiality, exactly? Jacob Messina, Head of Sustainability Investing Research explains how RobecoSAM determines the financial relevance of the sustainability criteria that are incorporated into the Corporate Sustainability Assessment.


RobecoSAM's publications offer insights into a wealth of themes from the world of sustainability investing - from agribusiness to zero-emissions.

Focus themes

In-depth analysis of key investment themes: