Watch the video in which Patrick talks about the creation of BlueOrchard, explains what microfinance and impact investing are and explains why he thinks the partnership with Schroders will be successful.
News release London/Zurich, 31 October 2019 – Schroders plc (“Schroders”) and BlueOrchard Finance Ltd (“BlueOrchard”) are today announcing the completion of Schroders’ acquisition of a majority stake in BlueOrchard, a leading impact investment manager. BlueOrchard manages approximate
Vance, what is Inclusive Guarantee’s story? Vance: Inclusive Guarantee was established in France in 2007 as an insurance broker and consultant specialized in micro-insurance and inclusive social protection in West Africa. We opened local subsidiaries in Senegal in 2011 and in Mali, Burkina
Have you ever wondered who the people behind BlueOrchard are? As part of our #BOFaces series, we are happy to introduce Tsira Zhorzholiani, Team Leader Operations at our Tbilisi office. We have interviewed Tsira to better understand what drives him and why she enjoys working in the impact investing
My name is Absator Alimov. I am 48 years old and live with my beloved family in the countryside of Vakhsh in the district of Tajikistan. As my ancestors were before me, I am also engaged in agriculture, namely crop production, animal farming and beekeeping. These are the main sources of income for m
BlueOrchard regularly organizes field trips to provide investors with a better understanding of the impact investing sector as well as the microfinance value chain. The field trips offer participants first-hand insights to BlueOrchard’s activities. Meeting and discussing with micro-entrepreneurs,
From Goldman Sachs’ new Sustainable Finance Group to Schroders’ purchase of a stake in impact investor BlueOrchard, big investment groups are digging deep into their budgets to build or acquire socially-conscious platforms. Read the full article here.
BlueOrchard’s Head of Investment Solutions, Philipp Müller, and our Chief Investment Officer, Maria Teresa Zappia, share their view on key developments and trends in emerging markets and provide insights on the expansion of our women empowerment fund JAWEF.
Jatin, what is Skymet’s story? Jatin: Every year, unpredictable or irregular weather events in India cause unprecedented losses of capital and production, resulting in, for example, inflation in food prices. This is where Skymet comes in. We help farmers and vulnerable agricultural communities in
Have you ever wondered who the people behind BlueOrchard are? As part of our #BOFaces series, we are happy to introduce Gustavo Jesus Muchotrigo Lugo,Head of Analytics/ Latin America at our Lima office. We have interviewed Gustavo to better understand what drives him and why he enjoys working in th
My name is Munavvara Chillaeva. I live in Dushanbe city in the Republic of Tajikistan. For generations the women in my family have been practicing the craft of embroidery with gold threads. My love for it comes from early childhood memories, when I spent hours watching my grandmother and aunts creat
Building a Better Future – Sustainable Infrastructure in Emerging Markets
Effective agriculture management requires high quality data, which is often unavailable especially in emerging markets. Our partner company Agritask specialises in providing solutions to help farmers as well as agriculture insurers take more precise decisions. We spoke to the CEO of Agritask, Ofir A
In the face of the recently held UN Climate Action Summit in New York, BlueOrchard is proud to contribute to the discussion on how to increase private sector engagement in climate financing with our latest BlueOrchard Academy study “Rethinking Climate Finance”. In this video, the authors of the
Rethinking Climate Finance – Taking Action against Climate Change. Opportunities and Challenges for Financial Players
Zurich, 25 September 2019 – In the face of the recently held UN Climate Action Summit in New York, BlueOrchard is proud to contribute to the discussion on how to increase private sector engagement in climate financing by providing you with our latest BlueOrchard Academy study “Rethinking Climate