• 10 Examples of Impact Investing in Emerging Markets in 2024
10 Examples of Impact Investing in Emerging Markets in 2024 Abstract: Impact investing has gained significant traction in recent years as investors increasingly prioritize both financial returns and positive social or environmental impact. Emerging markets, in particular, offer a plethora of opportunities for impactful investments that address critical societal needs while delivering sustainable financial returns.
  • Top 10 ESG Reporting Standards Requirements in UK and Europe in 2024
Top 10 ESG Reporting Standards Requirements in UK and Europe in 2024   Abstract: Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) reporting has become increasingly important for companies seeking to demonstrate their commitment to sustainability and responsible business practices. This article provides an overview of the top 10 ESG reporting standards requirements in the UK and Europe
  • Top 10 ESG Investing Trends in 2024 in UK and Europe
In the ever-evolving landscape of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) investing, 2024 promises to be a pivotal year for fund managers and institutional investors in the UK and Europe. As sustainability considerations continue to gain prominence, it’s crucial to stay abreast of the latest trends shaping the ESG investment landscape. Here are the top 10
  • Impact Investing Market Size 2024 in UK and Europe- A Review of Top Impact Investing Market Forecast Reports till 2030
Introduction: Impact investing has become increasingly prominent in the financial landscape, with investors seeking to generate positive social and environmental outcomes alongside financial returns. In the UK and Europe, impact investing has seen significant growth, driven by a combination of regulatory changes, investor demand, and a shift towards sustainability. This article provides an overview of
  • Impact Investing Conference - London UK - Impact Investing World Forum (ESG - IIWF) 2024 - ESG Conference UK
Introduction Sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) are state-owned investment funds that manage and invest the wealth of a country or state. With their substantial assets under management, sovereign wealth funds have the potential to influence global markets and drive positive environmental, social, and governance (ESG) outcomes. This article examines 20 sovereign wealth funds from around the
  • Impact Investing Conference - London UK - Impact Investing World Forum (ESG - IIWF) 2024 - ESG Conference UK
Introduction As environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations continue to gain prominence in the investment landscape, investors are increasingly looking for opportunities to align their portfolios with sustainable and responsible practices. In the UK, a growing number of ESG funds offer investors the chance to achieve financial returns while making a positive impact on the
  • UK Gov
A 12-week Call for Evidence launched today will seek views on how pension scheme trustees understand social factors and how they are included in their Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) policies. Social factors can present a wide range of potential risks to a scheme’s investments, but they can also present lucrative investment opportunities. Responses will
  • trilinc global
MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TriLinc Global Sustainable Income Fund (“TGSIF”) announced today a new funding of $25 million from Luxembourg-based BlueOrchard Impact Investment Managers (“BlueOrchard”) to provide financing to middle market companies operating in Emerging Markets around the world. The financing will provide additional capital which TGSIF will invest in SME’s (small and medium sized enterprises)
Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) has launched an impact equity fund to target five key pillars of sustainability. The Goldman Sachs Global Environmental Impact Equity Portfolio seeks to generate long-term capital by exposing investors to global companies which embrace key environmental themes. Alexis Deladerrière, who will manage the fund, is using a bottom-up investment approach
The investment manager has allocated more than $1 billion to impact investments over the past decade December 03, 2019 10:00 AM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK – Nuveen, a leading global investment manager, today has released a report identifying five key investment opportunities for impact investors in 2020 and beyond. The report, Raising the Bar –
NEW YORK – Mar 18, 2019–JPMorgan Chase today announced a $350 million, five-year global initiative to prepare for the future of work and meet the growing demand for skilled workers. Building on the firm’s original, five year $250 million commitment in 2013, this New Skills at Work investment will provide substantial support to community college
  • Microsoft Philanthropies
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 6, 2019 — TechSoup, the leading nonprofit network facilitating distribution of technology solutions to civil society organizations globally, today announced that it has received a $1 million impact investment from Microsoft Philanthropies to support an ambitious initiative to nearly double the number of nonprofit organizations it serves. Microsoft is the lead impact investor in TechSoup’s newly launched $11.5
Global – 7 January 2019 – Amid rising concerns about a downturn in the economic cycle, institutional investors are looking to mitigate risks by increasing allocations to private markets according to BlackRock’s annual survey of global institutions. Globally, over half (56%1) of clients stated that the possibility of the cycle turning is one of the
  • Trilinc Global
TriLinc Global Impact Fund announced today that it has approved an additional $19.4 million in term loans and trade finance to companies operating in Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America, bringing total financing commitments as of October 31, 2018 to $426.1 million for business expansion and socioeconomic development through its holdings in Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America,
* ING will commit 100 million euros ($122 million) of capital to investments in businesses and projects with a positive environmental impact, the Dutch bank said on Thursday * ING’s Sustainable Investments programme will target opportunities in all sectors and focus on innovative business models which need funding to expand * Initially, ING will pursue
Aberdeen Standard Investments, the global investment manager, has announced the launch of the UK Equity Impact – Employment Opportunities Fund*, in collaboration with Big Issue Invest, the social investment arm of The Big Issue. The Fund will be managed by Lesley Duncan, Investment Director, Aberdeen Standard Investments.   The aim of the Fund is to
Company Dedicating $15 Million Toward Developing New Ways for Investors To Experience Impact In 2018 NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Feb. 1, 2018 — Swell Investing announced today that 150-year-old financial services company Pacific Life has to date dedicated $30 million to the company’s growth and development. Launched in May of 2017, Swell aims to provide a way for nearly anyone to
LONDON, December 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — . The Impact Investing World Forum (IIWF), world’s leading community for the global impact investing professionals based in London, today announced ‘Impact Investing World Forum Scholarships’ for The ‘Master of Studies (MSt) in Social Innovation’ programme at Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. . Ahsan Zaman, founder of ‘Impact Investing World Forum’ and Cambridge Judge Business School alumnus, has
  LONDON (Reuters) – Switzerland’s Zurich Insurance (ZURN.S) plans to more than double its “impact investments” to $5 billion (3.76 billion pounds), it said on Thursday, aiming to improve the lives of five million people a year. The target forms part of a move by insurers to tackle the causes of climate change and other
  • National Geographic Society
Creation of new impact investment program, managed by CA Capital Management, will accelerate the organization’s funding of research, exploration and education, inspiring solutions for the global good The National Geographic Society today announced it is dedicating $50 million from its $1.2 billion endowment to impact investments, furthering its commitment to understanding our planet and generating solutions for a
  • Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley Investment Management Raises More Than $125 Million for its First Global Impact Fund   Morgan Stanley Investment Management has raised more than $125 million in final commitments for its first global impact fund, PMF Integro Fund I (“Integro” or the “Fund”).  Launched in partnership with the Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing (the
  The Rise Fund, a global fund committed to achieving measurable, positive social and environmental outcomes alongside competitive financial returns, today announced it has invested in EverFi, a leading provider of subscription-based digital learning to K-12 schools, universities, corporations, sports teams, and NGOs. This investment reaches two of the seven sectors identified as areas of focus
  • WKKF-Kellogg-Foundation
BATTLE CREEK, MICH. – The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) announces the release of its 2016 annual report: “Real Change for Children: Creating Equitable Communities.” The report presents a preview of the foundation’s refined grantmaking priorities, which emerged following a series of 14 community conversations with more than 1,600 grantees and partners. The updated priorities –
ACCRA, Ghana – Reach for Change and the IKEA Foundation announced a new partnership that will help 120 outstanding entrepreneurs in Ethiopia develop social enterprises that improve the health, education and protection of children in Africa’s second most populous country. IKEA Foundation and @R4C_Africa join forces to help 84,000 children in #Ethiopia through social enterprise! #socent
  • Ford Foundation
A major commitment to be phased in over 10 years Largest commitment of its kind by a private foundation An effort to help advance the broader marketplace for impact investing Resulting MRI investments will initially focus on affordable housing, financial services “The next generation of innovation in philanthropic impact”   NEW YORK / 5 April
Impact investment strategy seeks to enable public market investors to combine social and financial goals NEW YORK – BlackRock has launched the BlackRock Impact Bond Fund (‘the Fund’), a mutual fund that aims to generate competitive financial returns while investing in measurable social and environmental outcomes. The Fund will trade under the ticker BIIIX. “The BlackRock