Private debt investments in emerging markets are still considered high risk by some institutional investors, but blended finance solutions and other structures are attracting the interest of some of Europe’s largest pension funds.
Impact bonds, which go by many names, use private capital to help countries address societal problems more cheaply and effectively. Experts say investor interest is high, and there is an expansion of regions and themes.
Sir Ronald Cohen, the world-renowned venture capitalist, philanthropist and driving force behind the impact investing movement, explains why he believes impact-weighted accounting is key to a more sustainable capitalism.
Gautam Bhardwaj, one of the architects of India’s National Pension System and co-founder of pension tech company pinBox, discusses the importance and urgency of pension inclusion in developing countries.
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.