Measuring a company’s contribution to the UN SDGs is not that straightforward. In an earlier article, we outlined Robeco’s three-step approach, in this article we look more closely at some of the difficulties associated with the first step, which links products and services offered by companies to the SDGs and assesses their contribution.
- Broad range of issues means SDGs can have conflicting effects
- Weaker SDG sectors still contain issuers with positive impact
- SDG investment strategy requires consistent approach