News

21/04/2017 | Press Coverage
Forbes
Why Impact Investing May Flourish In The Age Of Donald Trump

Despite the apparent revival of the notion that capitalism is merely the survival of the fittest, there is ample evidence to suggest that investors and fund managers are adopting a more nuanced understanding of what constitutes a desirable return on investment.

19/04/2017 | Press Coverage
Finanz und Wirtschaft
Die gute Seite des Kapitalismus

Neue Anbieter und Investoren entdecken Impact Investing. Das Geschäft mit dem guten Gewissen ist wachstumsstark.

13/04/2017 | Events
BlueOrchard Roundtable with KfW
Past Event
12/04/2017 Geneva, Switzerland

The Climate Insurance Fund: A unique initiative to protect the world’s poor & vulnerable

13/04/2017 | Events
BlueOrchard Roundtable mit KfW
Past Event
11/04/2017 Zürich, Switzerland

Der Climate Insurance Fund: Eine einzigartige Initiative zum Schutz der Ärmsten dieser Welt

Story_Idalia
13/04/2017 | Blog
#This is my story

“My name is Idalia del Carmen Mayorga Ruiz, I am 39 years old and my husband and I have four children. I am the owner of “El Shadday” food and delights. I started in the microcredit program – village banks – because of a neighbour. At that time, I had a small bus to drive […]

03/04/2017 | Press Coverage
NZZ am Sonntag
Fünf Fragen an Patrick Scheurle

Patrick Scheurle ist seit 2016 CEO von BlueOrchard. Die Firma hat schon USD 3,5 Mrd. in Mikrokredite in 70 Ländern angelegt.

30/03/2017 | Videos
awp Finanznachrichten: Mikrokredite haben vergleichsweise tiefe Risiken

Mit der Vergabe von Mikrokrediten sollen neben den Renditeerwartungen auch soziale und ökologische Ziele erfüllt werden. Die Risiken seien sogar tiefer einzuschätzen als in der klassischen Investment-Welt, sagt BlueOrchard-VR-Präsident im Videointerview.

30/03/2017 | Press Coverage
Handelszeitung
Investieren in Mechanismen für Umweltschutz

Mikrofinanzinstitute ermöglichen Anlagen für den Umweltschutz in bedrohten Ländern.

30/03/2017 | Press Coverage
awp Finanznachrichten
Mikrokredite haben vergleichsweise tiefe Risiken

Mit der Vergabe von Mikrokrediten sollen neben den Renditeerwartungen auch soziale und ökologische Ziele erfüllt werden. Die Risiken seien sogar tiefer einzuschätzen als in der klassischen Investment-Welt, sagt BlueOrchard-VR-Präsident im Videointerview.

29/03/2017 | Press Coverage
L’AGEFI
L’ascendant privé sur l’impact investing

FINANCE DURABLE. Rencontre avec BlueOrchard à Zurich

29/03/2017 | Press Coverage
Handelszeitung
Klimaversicherungen für Umwelt und Rendite

Vermehrt wird auf indexbasierte Klimaversicherungen gesetzt. Anleger können über Mikrofinanz- oder spezialisierte Klimaversicherungsfonds mit soliden Renditen investieren.

Phom
17/03/2017 | Blog
#This is my story

#This is my story: “My name is Phom Chanthou and I took out my first microloan in 2005 by joining a group loan of the Amrep Bank. The reason was that local moneylenders had too high interest rates. With the amount of money I borrowed I was able to start a small business by myself […]

15/03/2017 | News Releases
BlueOrchard with strong growth in its 15th anniversary year, fostering its position as pioneer in impact investing.

Zurich, 15 March 2017 – The 15th anniversary year of BlueOrchard was again a year with exciting developments, most notably the launch of the Japan ASEAN Women Empowerment Fund. In anticipation of BlueOrchard’s ongoing growth and capacity building, the company further strengthened its team.

10/03/2017 | Press Coverage
Citywire
BlueOrchard CEO names latest microfinance trends

The biggest challenges in microfinance are country and political risks, and the best way to mitigate those challenges is through diversification.      

07/03/2017 | News Releases
The Climate Insurance Fund to substantially increase its outreach through additional funding

In 2015 BlueOrchard, in partnership with CelsiusPro, was appointed to manage the Climate Insurance Fund (CIF). A pioneering initiative aiming to improve the resilience of the world's poor and vulnerable to extreme weather events.

06/03/2017 | Events
Mikrofinanz Fachanlass
Past Event
08/03/2017 Bern, Switzerland

Microfinance: Wirkung, Erfolg und… was ist eigentlich der Auftrag der Weltbankgruppe?

28/02/2017 | Events
BlueOrchard Breakfast Event Zurich
Past Event
29/03/2017 Zurich, Switzerland

The Rise of Private Equity in Impact Investing

28/02/2017 | Events
BlueOrchard Breakfast Event Geneva
Past Event
30/03/2017 Geneva, Switzerland

The Rise of Private Equity in Impact Investing

27/02/2017 | Press Coverage
L’Agefi Indices
La formation: un placement qui a du cœur

Les écoles privées sont de plus en plus sollicitées pour dispenser aux enfants des pays en développement une formation de qualité.

story2
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.