Arabesque is an asset management firm dedicated to furthering sustainable investing around the globe, and making ESG products available to all. We bring a new dimension to investing, using self-learning quant models and big data to assess the performance and sustainability of globally listed companies. We believe that this new style of investment, aligned with the corporate sustainability movement, can firmly establish the business case for greater responsibility towards our planet and its peoples. Founded in 2013 following a management buyout from Barclays Bank, our firm has been built in cooperation with leading academics from universities including Harvard, Stanford, Oxford, Cambridge, Maastricht, and the German Fraunhofer Society. Ours is a story of partnership between leaders in finance, mathematics, and sustainability working together to develop the next generation of asset management.
City Developments Limited (CDL) is a Singapore-listed international real estate operating company with a global presence spanning 94 locations in 26 countries. In Singapore, CDL has developed over 36,000 homes and is amongst the largest commercial landlords.
In line with its ethos to ‘Conserve as it Constructs’, CDL has been leading the industry with green building innovation, from first-of-its-kind sustainable developments to embracing industry-changing building methods.
Globally, CDL has gained international recognition for sustainability excellence. It is ranked the Top Singapore Company and Top Real Estate Management and Development Company in the prestigious Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World 2017.
Danfoss engineers advanced technologies that enable us to build a better, smarter, and more efficient tomorrow. In the world’s growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in our homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integrated renewable energy. Our solutions are used in areas such as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control, and mobile machinery. With the promise of quality, reliability, and innovation deeply rooted in our DNA, we deliver an extensive range of products and solutions across our business segments of Heating, Cooling, Drives, and Power Solutions.
Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933, and today Danfoss holds market-leading positions, across the Asia Pacific region, with 14 sales offices in 10 countries. Together with over 100 partners, we help make a greener and better future a reality. Together, we are engineering tomorrow.
Danfoss aims to reach a new ambitious target to become CO2 neutral by 2030 at the latest. Since 2007, Danfoss has reduced its energy intensity by 45% and CO2 emissions by 33%.
Danfoss has now set new ambitious targets to reach 25% of female leaders by 2022 and 30% female leaders by 2025.
Royal DSM is a global, purpose-led, science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living. DSM’s purpose is to create brighter lives for all. DSM addresses with its products and solutions some of the world’s biggest challenges while simultaneously creating economic, environmental and societal value for all its stakeholders – customers, employees, shareholders, and society at large.
GAR is one of the largest palm oil plantation companies in the world. Our plantations are located in Indonesia and we manage nearly half a million hectares of palm oil plantations (including smallholder farmers).
Sustainability is an essential part of our business and we are guided by our GAR Social and Environmental Policy (GSEP). The GSEP is the roadmap we share with our employees, smallholders, suppliers, and customers as we work together to realise GAR’s vision of a sustainable palm oil industry.
We believe that farming palm oil is an effective way to create jobs and alleviate poverty, and provides opportunities for communities to secure a better livelihood for themselves. As one of the largest plantation companies in Indonesia, operating largely in rural and remote areas, we not only play an active role in the well-being of our employees, but also in the wider communities where we operate.
Olam International is a leading agri-business operating from seed to shelf in 70 countries, supplying food and industrial raw materials to over 23,000 customers worldwide. We grow, source, process, manufacture, transport, trade and market 47 different agri-products. Our team of 70,000 employees work to bring essential agricultural products to homes around the globe every day.
Established in 1989, trading cashew from Nigeria to India, today we have built a global leadership position in many of our businesses.
Olam means “enduring” or “everlasting”. As the world progresses our agricultural systems must as well: this defines our core purpose of Re-imagining Global Agriculture while upholding our ethos of Growing Responsibly.”
With our roots in the Netherlands and Food & Agri, Rabobank is an international financial services provider with activities in 39 countries. Measured by Tier 1 capital, Rabobank Group is one of the world’s largest financial institutions with high accreditations by all rating agencies and named one of the ESG Industry Leaders by Sustainalytics.
Our mission is “Growing a Better World Together”. With our knowledge, networks and financing capabilities we motivate and facilitate clients in adopting a more sustainable food production practice. We concentrate our efforts on four most pressing food issues together with our clients, partners and colleagues: increasing availability, improving access, promoting a balanced nutrition and increasing stability of food supply chains.
Sindicatum Sustainable Resources finances and operates clean energy projects worldwide and produces sustainable resources from the utilization of natural resources and waste. Their long-term strategy is to create value from the mitigation of climate change and promotion of sustainable development through the beneficial utilization of natural resources and waste products. The sustainable resources Sindicatum aims to create include, on a portfolio basis, clean energy and sustainable commodities such as bio-fuels and products manufactured from natural resources and agricultural waste, as well as environmental commodities. Their investors include three leading US university endowments, five prominent US charitable foundations and global financial institutions representing the commodity, banking, insurance and alternative investment sectors.
Trucost is part of S&P Global. A leader in carbon and environmental data and risk analysis, Trucost assesses risks relating to climate change, natural resource constraints, and broader environmental, social, and governance factors. Companies and financial institutions use Trucost intelligence to understand their ESG exposure to these factors, inform resilience and identify transformative solutions for a more sustainable global economy. S&P Global’s commitment to environmental analysis and product innovation allows us to deliver essential ESG investment-related information to the global marketplace.