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  • Service: Topics, Sustainability
  • Type: Survey report
  • Date: 2/6/2013

The Sustainability Yearbook 2013 – Ten Years of Sustainability Leaders 

KPMG and RobecoSAM are pleased to announce the 10th edition of The Sustainability Yearbook published by RobecoSAM, the investment specialist focused exclusively on Sustainability Investing, and KPMG International.

Ten Years of Sustainability Leaders


Access the 2013 Sustainability Yearbook here.


RobecoSAM is an investment specialist focused exclusively on Sustainability Investing. Together with S&P Dow Jones Indices, RobecoSAM publishes the globally recognized Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI).


Every year RobecoSAM rigorously assesses the sustainability performance of more than 2,000 companies across 58 sectors. Based on an in-depth analysis each company is scored on up to 120 financially material economic, environmental and social criteria specific to its own industry with a focus on long-term value creation.


The leading companies in these sectors are classified into three categories – RobecoSAM Gold Class, RobecoSAM Silver Class and RobecoSAM Bronze Class – with special status awarded to Sector Leaders and Sector Movers.


Why should you download the Yearbook? With the increasing importance of sustainability on corporate agendas, leading companies:


  • Understand that taking a sustainable approach to business creates value for shareholders as well as other stakeholders
  • Use sustainability strategies to drive innovation and create competitive edge 
  • See implementing sound sustainability strategies as a way to attract investors who are increasingly favoring companies with effective sustainability strategies
  • Recognize that sustainability impacts the bottom line of every business, and
  • Continue to aspire to higher sustainability standards


Learn more about how your organization can capitalize on the commercial potential of a powerful sustainability program. You may download the yearbook here:



William (Bill) J. Murphy

William (Bill) J. Murphy

National Leader, Climate Change & Sustainability Services


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