News

09/12/2017 | Press Coverage
J-Cast
What is “Impact Investment”!?

Supporting independence and escape from poverty, attention is spreading internationally. Peter Fanconi, BlueOrchard Finance, answers the questions.

24/11/2017 | Press Coverage
Société Générale Securities Services - ESG Magazine
Impact Investing: Mainstream Tomorrow?

How many active fund managers have seen the size of their funds double in the past year?

24/11/2017 | Press Coverage
The Nikkei
Dai-Ichi Seimei and other companies support women in ASEAN countries to eradicate poverty

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) publishes the first “Gender Bond” for the purpose of supporting women entrepreneurs.

23/11/2017 | Press Coverage
The Japan Times
Microfinancing offers hope to those in need

“If there is no financial injection, there is no hope,” said Peter Fanconi, chairman of Swiss impact investment managers BlueOrchard Finance Ltd.

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23/11/2017 | Blog
#This is my story

My name is Ruben Flores Chavarria and I live in Lima, Peru. I run a business for automotive spare parts. I have got two loans from Financiera TFC, with which I have been able to invest in my business. For the future, I plan on taking additional loans from FTC in order to further expand […]

15/11/2017 | Events
Societe Generale Securities Services – ESG Criteria Roadshow
Past Event
28/11/2017 — 07/12/2017 Paris, Luxembourg, Zurich

Panelists: Pierrick Balmain, Business Development Director, Frédéric Berney, Chief Risk Officer, David Keel, Head of Business Development

13/11/2017 | News Releases
New initiative to foster low carbon and climate resilient infrastructure projects in frontier and emerging markets

Geneva/Zurich, 13 November 2017 – From Action to Transaction: R20 Regions of Climate Action and BlueOrchard Finance combine strengths to foster low carbon and climate resilient infrastructure projects in frontier and emerging markets. On November 14th, at the World Climate Summit held in Bonn

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08/11/2017 | Publications
SMEs and SDGs: Supporting small and medium enterprises to achieve the sustainable development goals – Insights from a BlueOrchard Survey

As an impact investment manager focusing on the developing world for more than 15 years, BlueOrchard has participated in the evolution of the inclusive finance sector as it has expanded beyond the financing of traditional microfinance institutions to include a broad range of lenders to small and med

07/11/2017 | Events
EHL Finance Panel
Past Event
30/11/2017 Lausanne

Keynote Speaker and Panelist: Peter Fanconi, Chairman of the Board

07/11/2017 | Events
World Climate Summit 2017
Past Event
14/11/2017 — 15/11/2017 Bonn

Speaker and Moderator: Patrick Scheurle, CEO

28/10/2017 | Press Coverage
Finanz und Wirtschaft
Mikrofinanz – hält sich von Turbulenzen fern

Bis vor ein paar Jahren wurde Mikrofinanz vor allem mit Philanthropie und Entwicklungshilfe in Verbindung gebracht. Heute investieren sowohl private als auch institutionelle Anleger in diese schnell wachsende Anlageklasse.

27/10/2017 | Press Coverage
Handelszeitung
Diese Investments in Schwellenländern sind attraktiv

Investoren können mit Private Equity Anlagen in Emerging Markets zwei Fliegen mit einer Klappe schlagen: Sie können höhere Renditen mit sozialem Einfluss verbinden.

25/10/2017 | Press Coverage
Handelsblatt
Rendite mit gutem Gewissen

„Impact Investing“ will soziale und ökologische Wirkung erzielen. Doch es mangelt an Transparenz.

25/10/2017 | Events
Impact Investment Summit Asia Pacific
Past Event
13/11/2017 — 14/11/2017 Sydney

Speaker: Peter A. Fanconi, Chairman of the Board

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20/10/2017 | Blog
#This is my story

My name is Ly Sidet and I am 43 years old. I live with my wife and my three children in Cheung Prey district Kampong Cham province in Cambodia. I run a small business for repairing and selling spare parts of machines, tile and brick. I have had plans to expand my business for a […]

17/10/2017 | Press Coverage
Jahrbuch Nachhaltiges Investment Schweiz 2018
IMPACT INVESTING GEHÖRT DIE ZUKUNFT

Das Investitionsverhalten von Anlegern verändert sich. Impact Investing wird sowohl bei institutionellen als auch Privatanlegern Teil ihres Investmentportfolios.

12/10/2017 | Press Coverage
Der Sonntag & Doppelpunkt
Mikrokredit, Makrowirkung?

Mikrokredite verändern Lebensbedingungen und helfen gegen Armut. Doch wie nachhaltig sind Kleinstkredite? Und wie oft verschulden sich die Nehmer unverhältnismässig?

11/10/2017 | Press Coverage
SPHERE Magazine
Interview mit Patrick Scheurle, CEO BlueOrchard

BlueOrchard wurde 2001 auf Betreiben der Vereinten Nationen gegründet und ist zu einer der sichersten Wetten auf dem Gebiet des Impact Investing geworden, denn es erweitert die Grenzen der Unternehmenskultur. Erläuterungen von Patrick Scheurle, CEO.

11/10/2017 | Press Coverage
SPHERE Magazine
Interview avec Patrick Scheurle, CEO BlueOrchard

Créé en 2001 à l’initiative des Nations-Unis, BlueOrchard s’est imposé comme l’une des valeurs les plus sûres dans le domaine de l’impact investing en repoussant les limites de l’esprit d’entreprise. Explications de Patrick Scheurle, son CEO.

11/10/2017 | Press Coverage
European Microfinance Platform Newsletter
The “InsuResilience Investment Fund”

A Public-Private Partnership launched by KfW and BlueOrchard on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).