Willem Jan Brinkman, PGGM

Institutional investors seeking to make an impact

Wed, 12/06/2019 - 07:22

By Elizabeth Pfeuti - With great power comes great responsibility, and in 2019, institutional investors, who collectively oversee tens of trillions of dollars, are becoming alert to what their fiscal might can do.  »

Green finance, private funds and distribution are key topics at Guernsey Funds Forum

Mon, 20/05/2019 - 10:16

Guernsey's Green Finance initiative was a big draw at last week's Guernsey Funds Forum event in London (16 May) which saw more than 500 finance professionals from the City and beyond gather to hear about the Island's funds offering. »

Amit Bouri, The GIIN

The GIIN launches IRIS+ impact investment measurement system

Thu, 16/05/2019 - 14:00

The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) has launched IRIS+, a new system for impact investors to measure, manage and optimise their impact. IRIS+ reduces confusion, increases comparability, and makes it easier to communicate impact results. »

Summa Equity joins UN SDG impact initiative

Wed, 15/05/2019 - 10:43

Summa Equity has committed to the United Nations’ SDG Impact initiative together with Business for Peace, EQT and LGT.  »

Triple Point impact investments rise to GBP1.7m

Tue, 14/05/2019 - 10:44

Triple Point has announced nearly GBP1 million of funding to back the two latest companies in the firm’s Impact EIS Investment Fund.  »

LeapFrog breaks impact investing record with USD700m emerging markets fund

Fri, 10/05/2019 - 10:48

LeapFrog Investments has launched what it says is the largest-ever private equity fund by a dedicated impact fund manager, surging past its USD600 million target to reach USD700 million.  »

Social and Sustainable Capital makes GBP250,000 investment in Futures

Tue, 30/04/2019 - 18:28

Social and Sustainable Capital (SASC), a UK fund manager and social enterprise has invested GBP250,000 in Futures, a social enterprise which provides jobs and skills advice, training and apprenticeships in Nottinghamshire. »

Green globe

Over 90 per cent of alternative investors believe UN SDGs will help financial industry address pressing global issues

Tue, 30/04/2019 - 11:05

An overwhelming majority (91 per cent) of investors in alternatives believe that the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will help the financial industry address pressing environmental and social issues.  »

Estera achieves Green Fund status for first London-listed investment fund

Tue, 16/04/2019 - 10:46

Estera, a leading global fund administration and fiduciary services provider, has successfully advised Bluefield Solar Income Fund on its application for accreditation as a Guernsey Green Fund.  »

Aquila Capital offsets CO2 emissions of PEI Alternative Insight’s 2019 Global Summit in Berlin

Wed, 13/03/2019 - 09:05

Alternative investment specialist Aquila Capital has mandated KlimaInvest Green Concepts, a Hamburg-based energy and climate protection agency, to offset all CO2 emissions related to this year’s Global Summit 2019 by PEI Alternative Insight in Berlin, one of the world’s biggest conferences on infrastructure investments. »


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