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20/02/2017 | Blog
#This is my story

#This is my story: “My name is Zurab and a few years ago I moved with my family from the Georgian countryside to the Capital, Tbilisi. I was seeking a better life and more opportunities. Together with my wife Nino I opened a grocery store near the central market.

03/02/2017 | Press Coverage
Forbes JAPAN
Japanese funded ASEAN Women Empowerment Fund may Launch Impact Investing in Japan

A microfinance initiative aimed at the empowerment of women in south-east Asia may help to launch impact investing in Japan.

01/02/2017 | Press Coverage
Finanz und Wirtschaft, Fonds’ 17
Soziale und finanzielle Rendite im Einklang

Impact Investing – Die prominenteste Art ist Mikrofinanz. Effizient investieren via Anlagefonds.

01/02/2017 | Videos
TEDxZurich: Small Money – Big Impact by Peter Fanconi

Peter Fanconi shares his experiences fostering financial inclusion. Asking the question, “how can we include the excluded?” he takes us through the workings and outcomes of microfinance. The positive impact of investing over $3 billion in more than 60 emerging and frontier markets is staggering.

31/01/2017 | Events
BlueOrchard Investor Field Trip to Sri Lanka
Upcoming
04/06/2017 — 07/06/2017 Sri Lanka

Join the investment team in the field for four days of first-hand insights into impact investing.

31/01/2017 | Events
Norsif Breakfast Seminar: Impact Investing – Trends and Developments
Past Event
14/02/2017 Oslo, Norway

Speaker: Shawn Westcott, Director of Business Development Nordics

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31/01/2017 | Blog
#This is my story

#This is my story: “My name is Flor de Maria Higueros, I am 28 years old and I live in Totonicapán, Guatemala. I am engaged in the embroidery of blouses and huipiles (traditional garments).

13/01/2017 | Events
BlueOrchard Lunch Event Stockholm
Past Event
24/01/2017 — 24/01/2017 Stockholm, Sweden

"Microfinance: An Attractive Asset Class in the Low-Interest Rate Environment"

13/01/2017 | Press Coverage
Handelszeitung
Neue Anlagemöglichkeiten mit erneuerbaren Energien

Millionen Haushalte in Entwicklungsländern erhalten erstmals Zugang zu sauberer, erschwinglicher Energie – durch Weiterentwicklung im Off-Grid-Sektor. Mit interessanten Möglichkeiten für Investoren.

30/12/2016 | Press Coverage
Handelszeitung
Ausbildungsfinanzierung – Anlegen mit Herz

Private Schulen ermöglichen Kindern in Entwicklungsländern eine gute Ausbildung. Schulen, Kinder und Eltern sind finanziell auf Impact-Investoren angewiesen. Für diese ist es eine Win-Win-Situation.

15/12/2016 | Videos
BlueOrchard Corporate Video

Our latest video provides you with interesting and diversified insights into impact investing from the perspective of investors, microfinance institutions and micro entrepreneurs. Watch the video to learn more about our work and meaningful impact.

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07/12/2016 | Publications
Small Money Big Impact – english version

Small Money, Big Impact explores and explains the globally growing importance of impact investing. This book explains for the first time how it works, why it works and what you should know if you're ready to help change the world.

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17/11/2016 | Blog
#This is my story

#This is my story: "my name is Milovan Bosančić, and I started working on my father’s farm straight out of primary school. We had no machinery back then, just horses, 2 cows and 1 sow. As a young man, I bought 30 dunams (3 hectares) of land. At that time I did not use loans.

24/10/2016 | Events
UNECE event
Past Event
03/11/2016 — 04/10/2016 Palais des Nations - Geneva

Speaker: Pierrick Balmain, Portfolio Managment

18/10/2016 | Events
European Microfinance Week
Past Event
16/11/2016 — 18/11/2016 Luxembourg

Speakers : Maria Teresa Zappia, Chief Investment Officer and Hoa Le, Team Head Operations

18/10/2016 | Events
Blending 4AG – Innovating Agricultural Finance
Past Event
08/11/2016 — 08/10/2016 Brussels, Belgium

Speaker: Ernesto Costa, Fund manager for the Climate Insurance Fund (CIF) at BlueOrchard

18/10/2016 | Events
GIIN – Investors Forum 2016
Past Event
07/12/2016 — 08/12/2016 Amsterdam, Netherlands

Speaker: Peter A. Fanconi, Chairman of the Board

11/10/2016 | News Releases
PG Impact Investments makes first commitment to global financial inclusion sector

PG Impact Investments makes first commitment to global financial inclusion sector PG Impact Investments, the global impact investment firm, has made its first investment in the financial inclusion sector on behalf of its clients through an investment arrangement with BlueOrchard Finance Ltd.