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10/12/2018 | News Releases
BlueOrchard launches UCITS Impact Bond Fund to address UN Sustainable Development Goals in emerging markets

News release Zurich, 10 December 2018 – Swiss-based impact investment manager BlueOrchard Finance Ltd (“BlueOrchard”) has launched a UCITS-compliant Emerging Markets SDG Impact Bond Fund to grant retail and institutional investors access to a “liquid impact fund”. The Fund is designed for

08/12/2018 | Media Coverage
Handelszeitung
Auf dem Weg zu Blended Finance 2.0

Blended Finance hat sich als effizientes Instrument erwiesen. Mit seiner Hilfe lässt sich das Erreichen von Nachhaltigkeitszielen beschleunigen.

05/12/2018 | Events
COP24 Side Event: Creating Value from Impact Certification of Investments in Climate Action
Upcoming
12/12/2018 Katowice

Speaker: Felix Hermes, Head of PE and Infrastructure

05/12/2018 | Events
High-Level Forum Africa-Europe
Upcoming
18/12/2018 Vienna

Speaker: Patrick Scheurle, Chief Executive Officer

04/12/2018 | News
BlueOrchard Breakfast Event Stockholm
Past Event
05/12/2018 Stockholm

Speakers: Shawn Westcott, Head of Business Development Nordics

04/12/2018 | Media Coverage
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BlueOrchard treibt mit Beteiligung an SustainCERT SDG-Zertifizierungen voran

Impact Investment Manager BlueOrchard Finance AG (“BlueOrchard”) hat einen Minderheitsanteil an SustainCERT erworben. Die Zertifizierungen von SustainCERT helfen Unternehmen und Investoren dabei, die sozialen und ökologischen Auswirkungen ihrer Investitionen genauer und effizienter zu quantifiz

03/12/2018 | Events
Private Finance for Sustainable Development Week
Upcoming
15/01/2019 — 18/12/2018 Boulogne-Billancourt

Speaker: Maria Teresa Zappia, Chief Investment Officer

03/12/2018 | Events
Global Microfinance Summit
Upcoming
24/01/2019 — 25/12/2018 Istanbul

Speaker: Nino Pataraia, Senior Investment Officer

03/12/2018 | News Releases
BlueOrchard acquires stake in social enterprise SustainCERT to support the mainstreaming of SDG impact certification

Zurich, 3 December 2018 – Impact investment manager BlueOrchard Finance Ltd (“BlueOrchard”) has acquired a minority stake in SustainCERT, a social enterprise committed to mainstreaming credible impact certification through user-centric, tech-driven solutions for sustainability-minded businesse

28/11/2018 | Media Coverage
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Du financement mixte pour le développement durable

En 2015, l’Assemblée générale des Nations Unies a adopté les objectifs de développement durable (ODD), un ensemble de 17 objectifs dont le but est de mettre fin à la pauvreté dans le monde d’ici à 2030. Mais il manque encore des investissements annuels d’un montant de 2,5 milliards de

23/11/2018 | Media Coverage
Neue Zürcher Zeitung
Mikrofinanzanlagen sind eine Oase im Niedrigzinsumfeld

Das Umfeld für die Finanzierung von Finanzdienstleistungen in Schwellen- und Entwicklungsländern hat sich jüngst verbessert. Vor allem Schweizer Anleger haben jedoch ein Problem.

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21/11/2018 | Blog
#This is my story

My name is Moung Sokrat and I live in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. In the past, my husband and I were selling rice both at the market and directly to people’s houses. This business allowed us to live and save some money. However, as we grew older, the job became harder. Hence, we decided to do […]

14/11/2018 | News Releases
BlueOrchard Impact Summit 2018: White Paper Explores Ways to Close the SDGs Investment Gap

News Release To successfully unlock private capital at scale, blended finance vehicles must be customized to meet the needs and expectations of private investors – Blended Finance 2.0 to play a key role in maximizing synergies between the public and private sector Private sector to urgently bu

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14/11/2018 | Publications
BlueOrchard Impact Summit White Paper

The BlueOrchard Impact Summit 2018, held in Pontresina, Switzerland, on October 3-4, 2018, was centered around the key topic “Closing the Gap”. The main objectives of the summit were to: give attention to the pressing global social and environmental challenges of our time: poverty, rising inequa

12/11/2018 | Events
Opening Celebration of the BlueOrchard Singapore Office
Past Event
13/11/2018 Singapore

Speaker: Patrick Scheurle, Chief Executive Officer

07/11/2018 | Media Coverage
Thrive Global
Interview with Peter Fanconi, Chairman of the Board, BlueOrchard Finance

Lessons on Life & Business

31/10/2018 | Media Coverage
PME Magazine
Les PME les plus prometteuses de Genève

Investissements à impact, microfinance et financement de PME dans les pays émergents Aspect prometteur: forte croissance, adaptation constante aux enjeux actuels.

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22/10/2018 | News
#This is my story

My name is José Luis Juarez Amado and I come from Mexico City. A few years ago, I started my own business of fixing sewing machines. At one point, I decided that I wanted to grow my business further and I applied for a group loan from Progresemos (Mexican MFI) which enabled me to buy […]

22/10/2018 | Events
European Microfinance Week 2018
Past Event
16/11/2018 Luxembourg

Speaker: Maria Teresa Zappia, Chief Investment Officer

19/10/2018 | Events
Ethical Finance Roundtable
Past Event
24/10/2018 Edinburgh

Speaker: Maria Teresa Zappia, Chief Investment Officer