A report aimed at UK policymakers argues that grants, guarantees and tax relief need to be combined to maximise benefits and grow the social impact investment market
Plus, Amsterdam-based Rockstart launches fund to back early-stage tech startups and help develop ideas aimed at tackling societal problems via tech-enabled solutions
Trapview, which uses artificial intelligence to reduce pesticide use, has secured backing from investors including the European Circular Bioeconomy Fund, Demeter and Pymwymic.
Investments in the new fund include Neggst, a Berlin-based startup which has developed a plant-based egg and has raised €5m in its first fundraising round
The Children’s Investment Fund Foundation and The Global Fund have made a $70m investment to back the deployment of PrEP medicines among those at higher risk of contracting HIV in Africa
More than 100 investors have backed the latest bond issued by the International Finance Corporation which was oversubscribed by 200%
US political moves against environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing have implications for European asset managers, but hopefully will not be replicated on this side of the pond
Impact Investor speaks to carbon removal experts to understand the investment opportunities in a nascent but fast-growing industry
Save the date for our upcoming Impact Investor Conference Plus, new study on pension funds and impact investing, and UN report highlights gender equality goals are not on track
Climate Innovation Fund, APG and Nysnø Climate Investments are among the investors backing the new fund which will invest in European companies working to accelerate decarbonisation
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