If You Can’t Measure It, You Can’t Improve It: World Economic Forum Coalition Develops 55 New Financial Inclusion Metrics For World’s 2 Billion Unbanked
· A coalition of the world’s leading international organizations and companies today unveiled a new set of metrics that will help measure the access, usage and impact of financial services for the so-called “unbanked”
· The metrics will allow the development of business strategies and public ...
Addenda Capital’s New Impact Fixed Income Fund Improves Society while Delivering Market-Like Returns
Montréal (Québec), Canada − January 22, 2018. Addenda Capital announced today that its new Addenda Impact Fixed Income Pooled Fund is seeded and ready to take in new investors, making it one of the first domestically-focused fixed income impact investment funds in Canada.
A sustainable investing ...
We announce the launch of Partech Africa, a major VC fund dedicated to digital champions with Pan-African ambitions, and our new offices in Dakar
Partech Africa Paris, Berlin, SF & Dakar, January 18, 2018 - Partech Ventures announces today the launch of its Partech Africa fund, which has secured above €57M (US$70M) commitments toward its target size of €100M ($120M), making it the first technology fund of such size ...
Six solar power plants to generate up to 250MW of power, avoiding 233,000 tons of CO2e each year.
WASHINGTON DC, January 9, 2018 — MIGA, a member of the World Bank Group, announced today guarantees of up to $102.6m in support of the construction, operation and maintenance of six solar power plants in Egypt. The power plants will collectively have a combined capacity ...
22nd January 2018 - Acclimatise, Climate Finance Advisors (CFA), and Four Twenty Seven have released a new guidance document to increase the climate resilience of large infrastructure investments. The “Lenders’ Guide for Considering Climate Risk in Infrastructure Investments” clearly breaks down the ways in ...
Switzerland’s leading impact investment manager BlueOrchard reports strong top quartile performance in 2017 – growth to continue in 2018
BlueOrchard Microfinance Fund (BOMF) becoming world’s largest microfinance fund reaching USD 1.3 bn and surpassing an annual net performance of USD 4%
- 50 new institutions financed and 3 new countries (Jordan, Vietnam and Honduras) have been added to BlueOrchard’s investment universe totaling ...
Largest Non-Governmental Climate Insurance Programme Launches for African & Asian Smallholder Farmers
Initiative aims to achieve 1% of G7 goal to insure vulnerable people
- Up to four million beneficiaries anticipated
- Scheme will be available in six countries in Africa and Asia
- Sustainable funding mechanism makes disaster recovery lending scalable
- Provision of $10m contingent disaster finance credit line ...
New York, January 18, 2017 – Cornerstone Capital Group (“Cornerstone” or “the Company”), today announced that its assets under management (AUM) now total nearly $1 billion. The Company, founded in 2013, achieved this milestone in just three years since becoming a registered investment adviser (RIA) in ...
Press release - 22 January 2018 - ABN AMRO has won the Award for Circular Economy Investor at 'The Circulars 2018', the world's leading circular award program, which recognizes companies, public organizations and NGOs that contribute to a circular economy. CEO Kees van Dijkhuizen accepted this ...
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