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CSA 2019: No sign of survey fatigue
CSA 2019: No sign of survey fatigue
If there was any question about corporates’ focus on sustainability as a strategically important issue, the 2019 SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA) removes all doubt; well over 1,100 companies chose to get assessed on their corporate sustainability performance representing a record 17% increase compared to 2018.
05-08-2019 | Insight
Sustainability Indices: Do Investors Actually Care?
Sustainability Indices: Do Investors Actually Care?
In the face of social, environmental, and financial disruptions, more attention is being paid to corporate social responsibility (CSR) policies, and sustainability benchmarks have multiplied.
01-08-2019 | Insight
CSA 2019: Thank you for a new record in participation
CSA 2019: Thank you for a new record in participation
Participation in the SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA) increased stronger than ever before, leading to solid, record numbers around the globe this year.
03-06-2019 | Video
New S&P ESG index family relying on CSA
New S&P ESG index family relying on CSA
We are proud to announce a new milestone in our collaboration with S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI), the world’s leading index provider.
22-05-2019 | Insight
Slowly but surely: gradual progress towards gender equality
Slowly but surely: gradual progress towards gender equality
Gender diversity enhances corporate governance, talent attraction and human capital development—all important factors driving long-term competitiveness.
18-04-2019 | Insight
Five Years of Pushing for Change: Assessing Corporate Tax Strategies
Five Years of Pushing for Change: Assessing Corporate Tax Strategies
Though it lacks the magnitude of climate change, the excitement of technological innovation, and the visibility of gender equality, a company’s approach to its tax obligations is nevertheless a critical element to consider when evaluating a company’s sustainability profile.
16-04-2019 | Article
Increasing investor demand for SAM ESG ratings
Increasing investor demand for SAM ESG ratings
After over two decades as a pioneer in sustainable investing, we seek to expand the reach and impact of our research by sharing our ratings with the global investment community.
16-04-2019 | Insight
Peer advice for first time CSA participants
Peer advice for first time CSA participants
25-03-2019 | Video
Asia Status Report 2018
Asia Status Report 2018
Asian companies outperform the global average in terms of their sustainability management, SAM’s Asia Status Report 2018 reveals.
13-03-2019 | Article
“Rate the Raters” 2019: Global companies value RobecoSAM CSA as the most useful rating tool
“Rate the Raters” 2019: Global companies value RobecoSAM CSA as the most useful rating tool
Faced with a choice of over 600 ESG ratings globally, companies need clear yardsticks to select the best tool to inform their sustainability strategy and communicate their sustainability performance and progress to investors and other stakeholders.
12-03-2019 | Article
ESG meets Investor Relations: demonstrating the business value of sustainability
ESG meets Investor Relations: demonstrating the business value of sustainability
Research is increasingly showing that companies which do not integrate environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into their business strategy put their long-term competitiveness at risk.
26-02-2019 | Article
Welcoming back the “SAM” brand
Welcoming back the “SAM” brand
Join us in warmly welcoming SAM, the unit of RobecoSAM, which specializes in providing ESG data, ratings, and benchmarking.
14-02-2019 | Article
Pushing for greater transparency on companies’ human rights due diligence
Pushing for greater transparency on companies’ human rights due diligence
Several developments have turned a spotlight on the “S” in ESG investing, which is heavily populated with human rights-related elements.
16-01-2019 | Article
Latin America Progress Report 2018
Latin America Progress Report 2018
Listed Latin American companies are lagging behind their peers in other world regions when it comes to their sustainability performance, RobecoSAM’s progress report for five major Latin American countries shows.
11-10-2018 | Article
Climate Strategy
Climate Strategy
The global climate is changing in ways that affect the planning and day-to-day operations of businesses around the world – and thus their financial performance.
20-09-2018 | Article
Assessing the sustainability of companies’ tax strategies
Assessing the sustainability of companies’ tax strategies
Companies can lower their tax burden and boost their profits by exploiting tax competition between countries or regions.
13-09-2018 | Article
Does the CSA deliver quantifiable business results?
Does the CSA deliver quantifiable business results?
30-07-2018 | Video
How do you use the results of RobecoSAM’s CSA?
How do you use the results of RobecoSAM’s CSA?
29-07-2018 | Video
Philips uses the CSA to receive holistic feedback
Philips uses the CSA to receive holistic feedback
Where does the CSA fit into your overall reporting approach?
28-07-2018 | Video
Praxair uses the CSA as a way to look into the future
Praxair uses the CSA as a way to look into the future
What are the benefits of CSA participation beyond DJSI membership?
27-07-2018 | Video
What are the key benefits of the RobecoSAM benchmarking service to your organization?
What are the key benefits of the RobecoSAM benchmarking service to your organization?
26-07-2018 | Article
Where does RobecoSAM’s CSA fit your overall reporting approach?
Where does RobecoSAM’s CSA fit your overall reporting approach?
25-07-2018 | Video