Sustainability statements from the pension fund study

The surveyed pension fund members in the RobecoSAM and gfs-zürich study understand the sustainable investment of their pension fund assets to mean, that…

“my money should be invested sensibly, that is to say sustainably and securely.”

“investments should have a positive and sustainable impact on the environment and society.”

“the pension fund should invest in companies that have been certified in accordance with sustainability criteria.”

“ecological and economic sustainability may be expected.”

“pension funds should invest sustainably in ecological terms as well as sustainably in terms of investment performance.”

“the money should be invested in such a way that it will not be lost and is simultaneously invested in companies and sectors that engage in sustainable production.”

“sustainable investment does not harm anyone.”

“money should not be invested in questionable countries or companies.”

“sustainable and environmentally-sensitive technologies should be taken into account, and forward-looking investments should safeguard long-term returns.”

“investments are long-term and preserve values.”

“an improved return should be generated with lower risk.”

“money remains available in retirement.”

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