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Sustainable investment as a strategy for a better future

Choosing
sustainable investment

Are you interested in companies that integrate environmental and social objectives, or do you want to positively impact the future of our society and our planet through your investments?

Then, you can rely on Degroof Petercam's expertise in sustainable and ESG investment products since 2001. Recently, the regulatory environment for sustainable and ESG investments has evolved significantly.
As a result, investment products with the 'sustainable' label have to meet strict sustainability criteria, and you as an investor can make a choice as well. Degroof Petercam has all the expertise to guide you in your sustainable investment choices.
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Read our

sustainability

brochure
Discover our methodology and how we integrate sustainability and ESG criteria into our investment policy. Please get to know our approach and how it works for you and your investments.

This is an opportunity to address these topics together, and to reflect, on the one hand on the influence of sustainability aspects on your portfolio, and on the other hand, on the influence of your portfolio on sustainability aspects.

Elisabeth Nève de Mévergnies, Sustainability Expert

Sustainable

and ESG investments
ESG investments are investments in companies selected based on environmental, social, and good governance criteria. However, Europe is raising the bar for sustainable investments: by applying strict rules and objectives to selecting companies that carry out economic activities with a positive impact on society and the world. Sustainable investment thus goes a step further than ESG investment.

ESG

Criteria based on three pillars:
  • Environmental or Environment (E)
  • Social (S)
  • Good Governance (G)

Sustainable products

and activities
Sustainable investments have an explicit objective, which can be environmental and social. Examples are the use of renewable energy, the reduction of carbon emissions, the promotion of the circular economy, the fight against inequality, the promotion of labor relations, or the investment in human capital.

Your

sustainability preferences

help determine the future
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Do you want to emphasize investments that contribute to social goals and sustainability? If so, it is good that your investment profile, in which we gauge your risk appetite or risk aversion and your investment goals, is expanded to include some questions about your sustainability preferences.
The changes to the MiFID II regulation aim to better link financial instruments to your sustainability preferences in portfolio management or investment advice and to enable you, as an investor, to have a good understanding of existing sustainability products and instruments. Indeed, not all financial instruments are suitable for your sustainability preferences.
Only those financial instruments that correspond to the typologies defined by the regulation can be used to match your preferences. You will find more information on the importance, methodology and 3 typologies of sustainable financial instruments here.
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