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Hun Hem - This is my story 2
26/04/2018 | Blog
#This is my story

My name is Hun Hem and I live in the Kampong Cham province in Cambodia. My wife and I have four lovely children and we provide for them by working in agriculture, but our income as farmers is highly dependent on environmental factors. A few years ago, I obtained a two-year seasonal loan of USD [&hel

25/04/2018 | Press Coverage
Handelsblatt
Immer mehr Anleger setzen auf Rendite aus dem Kampf gegen die Armut

Können Geldanleger die Welt verbessern? Die Verfechter des „Impact Investing“ sagen: ja. Die Zahl der Investoren steigt, auch unter Privatpersonen. Das größte Problem für die Idee ist paradoxerweise der eigene Erfolg.

24/04/2018 | Events
ALASA Congress 2018
Upcoming
15/05/2018 — 18/05/2018

Speaker: Ernesto Costa, Co-Head of Private Equity

23/04/2018 | Press Coverage
altii
Impact Investing ist weiter gefasst als reine SRI–Projekte!

altii interview mit Dr. Patrick Scheurle, BlueOrchard Finance AG  

20/04/2018 | Press Coverage
Finews
Patrick Scheurle: «Das bringt die Neue Seidenstrasse»

Die «One Belt, One Road»-Initiative ist das umfangreichste Infrastrukturprojekt unserer Zeit. Allerdings gibt es bei diesem Mammutvorhaben auch Kehrseiten, wie Patrick Scheurle auf finews.first schreibt.

20/04/2018 | Press Coverage
Finews
Patrick Scheurle: «What Will the New Silk Road Provide?»

China’s «one belt, one road»initiative is the biggest infrastructure push in contemporary history. Microfinancier Patrick Scheurle looks at the flip side of the gargantuan project, in his essay for finews.first.

20/04/2018 | Events
SGG Crossroads
Upcoming
26/06/2018 Luxembourg

Speaker: Patrick Scheurle, Chief Executive Officer

20/04/2018 | Events
World Economic Forum Workshop on Shaping Inclusive Growth in the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Upcoming
09/05/2018 Johannesburg

Speaker: Patrick Scheurle, Chief Executive Officer

20/04/2018 | News
R20 Austrian World Summit
Upcoming
15/05/2018 Vienna

Speakers: Patrick Scheurle, Chief Executive Officer and Maria Teresa Zappia, Chief Investment Officer

20/04/2018 | Press Coverage
European Microfinance Platform Newsletter
SMEs and SDGs: Supporting Small and Medium Sized Enterprises to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

Insights from the BlueOrchard survey: SMEs involved in specific sectors can make a significant contribution to the achievement of the SDGs.

19/04/2018 | Events
Grow to Zero 2018
Past Event
18/04/2018 — 19/04/2018 Berlin

Speaker: Lisa Sherk, Head of Social Performance Management

19/04/2018 | Events
EVPA Invest for Impact Workshop
Past Event
24/04/2018 Zurich

Speaker: Felix Hermes, Chief Operating Officer

19/04/2018 | Videos
BlueOrchard’s Peter Fanconi on the future of Impact Investing and fighting poverty on a global scale

Peter Fanconi travels between two worlds: He is the chairman of both BlueOrchard, a company that specializes in impact investing, and of the Graubundner Kantonalbank. In an interview with CNNMoney Switzerland, he talks about his career as a banker and the challenges of impact investing.

12/04/2018 | Press Coverage
L'Agefi
L’importance de la «nouvelle route de la soie» chinoise pour les Etats de l’Asie du Sud-Est

INFRASTRUCTURE COMMERCIALE. Alors que les Etats-Unis menacent de se détourner du libre-échange international, la Chine cherche à resserrer ses liens avec l’économie mondiale.

10/04/2018 | Events
Africa Innovation Network Seminar – Sustainable investments and innovative businesses in Africa
Upcoming
31/05/2018 Stockholm

Speaker: Shawn Westcott, Nordics Business Development Director

10/04/2018 | Events
Impact Park 2018
Past Event
11/04/2018 Milano

Speaker: Shawn Westcott, Nordics Business Development Director

10/04/2018 | News Releases
BlueOrchard advances impact investing in the Nordics

News release Swiss-based impact investment manager, BlueOrchard, has been granted permission by Swedish financial authorities (Finansinspektionen) to market the BlueOrchard Microfinance Fund (BOMF) to non-professional investors in Sweden Handelsbanken has selected BOMF as an investment opportunity f

Breakfast Event march 2018
29/03/2018 | Blog
Fighting Inequality – How Impact Investing can contribute to closing the gap between the rich and the poor

A recap of our latest Breakfast Events

Guillermina
29/03/2018 | Blog
#This is my story

My name is Guillermina Corona Contreras and I come from Mexico City. A few years ago, I inherited my mother’s artisanal tortillas business, as her poor health condition did not allow her to continue to run it on her own. With three children and a mother to take care off, I needed some external hel

26/03/2018 | News Releases
BlueOrchard and Calvert Impact Capital partner to scale up impact investing and foster sustainable and inclusive development in emerging and frontier markets

News release Building on common goals, Calvert Impact Capital has made a significant investment in BlueOrchard’s flagship fund to increase the access of low-income households to financial services in developing countries. Calvert Impact Capital and BlueOrchard share the goals of increasing access