The result of the collaboration between the editorial teams of IPE and IPE Real Assets and Impact Investor, this publication explores the latest developments affecting pension funds moving into impact investing.
Can investors achieve impact when investing in stocks? The GIIN’s just-published guidance, the result of a collaboration involving more than 100 investors, aims to assist those seeking to generate impact in public equities.
SDG 3 – Good Health & Wellbeing – continues to attract the majority of the private equity impact capital, with a total of 477 funds targeting that theme, according to the Amsterdam-based impact consultancy.
Our most seasoned readers will be able to answer this question without hesitation – but for those impact-curious or just joining the sector, this resource by the Impact Investing Institute is a good place to start
A gathering taking place in Lisbon next week, organised by Social Nest Foundation and Casa do Impacto, aims to guide VC funds through the opportunities that investing in impact-driven companies can bring
Leading figures of the impact investing sector will gather in Amsterdam on 24 November 2022 for the Impact Investor Conference to discuss the mobilisation of capital to address pressing social and environmental challenges
Closing the climate investment gap in emerging and developing markets will take political will, according to a paper by the Net-Zero Asset Owners Alliance urging policymakers to help scale blended finance structures
We list a selection of the most relevant impact investment events taking place in Europe, and some of the leading global conferences. Please share your event with us by sending an email to email@example.com
More than half of all impact funds listed on Phenix Capital’s Impact Database contribute to building more resilient economies, despite a slight decrease in new fund launches since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic
The G7-backed Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment is seen as an alternative to China’s Belt and Road initiative. Plus, LGT reaches final close of its first impact-focused private equity fund
The $15bn fund invests in the transformation of carbon-intensive industries as well as the development and accessibility of clean energy and has secured backing from institutional investors from around the world
Impact investor Bridges exceeds original fundraising target for its latest real estate fund. Plus, Aqua for All and Oikocredit’s partnership, and Fi Gathering Amsterdam’s focus on impact investing in Latin America
Less than 2% of venture capital investments went to all female-led teams in 2021. Plus, Virgin Money’s new fund to support UK farmers, and EIB announces solidarity financing fund to support Africa’s rural microfinance institutions
Survey shows investors in Europe, US and Australia are increasingly attracted to the idea of investing for impact. Plus, Future of Plastics Fund makes first investment, and new initiative to back ‘aquapreneurs’ launched at WEF
Camco Clean Energy and Energy Peace Partners have partnered to expand renewable energy investment in fragile states. Plus, Generation’s new sustainable growth equity fund, and Ananda’s latest fundraising
We list a selection of the most relevant impact investment events taking place in Europe, and some of the leading global conferences.
Please share your event with us by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
WWF and Dutch Fund for Climate and Development launch the Mekong Delta Integrated Rice and Aquaculture Project. Plus, early-intervention programme RootED, Sencrop’s fundraise, and Big Society Capital’s survey
Allied Iris Banks is the cornerstone investor in new €75m fund investing in SMEs contributing to Ireland’s decarbonisation. Plus WTW’s finance facility supports Melanesian fishing communities, and UNCDF’s latest initiatives
EIT’s initiative aims to drive greater inclusion of women in venture capital. Plus, Turkey joins GSG’s network, investors back employee learning platform Rise Up, and Quadoro new sustainable energy fund
The Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) has launched a net-zero stewardship toolkit ahead of AGM season. Plus, ILX and Asian Development Bank partnership, and Hurama Fund backs India’s MFI
Blue Planet and Green Climate funds ramp up investments in the Global Fund for Coral Reefs. Plus, Dutch impact investor network launches foundation, Global Citizen’s new funds, and the UN’s new land use finance impact hub