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18/10/2018 | Videos
BlueOrchard Impact Summit 2018 – Aftermovie

We are happy to share the aftermovie of the BlueOrchard Impact Summit 2018 where over 120 thought leaders from around the world gathered to discuss how impact investing can contribute to solving global challenges and close the SDG investment gap.Read more about the BlueOrchard Impact Summit here.

17/10/2018 | Events
Social Good Summit Geneva
Past Event
23/10/2018 Geneva

Speaker: Yann Groeger, Regional Manager Africa

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17/10/2018 | Publications
Blended Finance 2.0 – Giving voice to the Private Sector. Insights from a BlueOrchard survey on Private Investors

In September 2015, the United Nations General Assembly established a vision for 2030 by adopting the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs are a comprehensive set of objectives that aim to end poverty globally, ensure that the basic needs of all people are fulfilled, and protect the plan

09/10/2018 | Events
Private Investment for Climate Conference
Past Event
11/10/2018 Incheon, Korea

Speaker: Felix Hermes, Head of Private Equity & Infrastructure

08/10/2018 | Events
Sustainable Investing in Emerging Markets Summit
Past Event
23/10/2018 London

Speaker: Maria Teresa Zappia, Chief Investment Officer

08/10/2018 | Events
UNCTAD World Investment Forum
Past Event
26/10/2018 Geneva

Speaker: Maria Teresa Zappia, Chief Investment Officer

08/10/2018 | Events
BlueOrchard Breakfast Event – Zurich
Past Event
16/10/2018 Zurich

Speakers: Peter A. Fanconi, Chairman and Maria Teresa Zappia, Chief Investment Officer

08/10/2018 | Events
BlueOrchard Breakfast Event – Geneva
Past Event
17/10/2018 Geneva

Speakers: Patrick Scheurle, Chief Executive Officer and Maria Teresa Zappia, Chief Investment Officer

08/10/2018 | News Releases
BlueOrchard Impact Summit 2018: How to overcome poverty and tackle climate change

News release BlueOrchard Impact Summit 2018: How to overcome poverty and tackle climate change Over 120 decision makers from around the world representing global institutions, academia as well as the public and private sector attended the two day event in Pontresina, Switzerland Impact investment op

05/10/2018 | Media Coverage
Die Südostschweiz
Mit Geld gegen Klimawandel

120 Personen aus der ganzen Welt haben in Pontresina am «Impact Summit» teilgenommen. Die Elite der Finanzbranche diskutierte über die Klimaerwärmung – und über ihren Beitrag dagegen.

05/10/2018 | Media Coverage
L'Agefi
L’alliance de l’impact social et du rendement a du potentiel

IMPACT SUMMIT. Le pionnier genevois BlueOrchard a réuni plus de 120 professionnels du secteur à Pontresina.

04/10/2018 | Media Coverage
Radiotelevisiun Svizra Rumantscha
110 banchiers da tut il mund a Puntraschigna

Per l’emprima giada ha Peter Fanconi, president da la BlueOrchard Finance SA e da la Banca Chantunala Grischuna organisà l’inscunter a Puntraschigna. La finamira è stada da porscher ina plattafurma da discussiun e colliaziun per banchiers da l’entir mund.

01/10/2018 | Events
International Conference on Blended Development Finance and the New Industrial Policy
Past Event
09/11/2018 Geneva

Speaker: Maria Teresa Zappia, Chief Investment Officer

21/09/2018 | Media Coverage
Handelszeitung
Mikrofinanz – eine der interessantesten Finanzdienstleistungen

Von bescheidenen Anfängen zu grossen Chancen – wohin sich die Mikrofinanz entwickelt. Ein Kommentar von Philipp Müller, Blue Orchard.

20/09/2018 | Media Coverage
Investment Europe
Public & private investors back education fund for Africa

BlueOrchard Finance AG has announced that CDC Group, UK’s development finance institution, and OFID, OPEC Fund for International Development, as well as private investors have invested in the Regional Education Finance Fund for Africa (REFFA).

20/09/2018 | Media Coverage
Finanz Nachrichten
Bildungsfonds für Afrika begrüßt neue öffentliche und private Investoren

Die BlueOrchard Finance AG (“BlueOrchard”) freut sich bekannt zu geben, die Investorenbasis des REFFA erweitert zu haben, so das Unternehmen in der aktuellen Pressemitteilung. Näheres entnehmen Sie bitte dem Wortlaut der folgenden Pressemeldung:Zu den neuen Investoren gehören die CDC

20/09/2018 | Media Coverage
Scope, Credit Suisse
The myth of a trade-off between impact and returns

“Impact Investing. Happy Returns” – this was the headline in the Economist way back in 2011, when few people were familiar with the term. The story drew people’s attention to the two key attributes of this approach to investment: doing good and earning money doing so. Impact investing has si

20/09/2018 | News Releases
Prestigious education finance fund welcomes new public and private investors

  News release Zurich, 20 September 2018 – BlueOrchard Finance Ltd, a leading Swiss-based impact investment manager, is pleased to announce that CDC Group, UK’s development finance institution, and OFID, the OPEC Fund for International Development, as well as renowned private investors have

19/09/2018 | Media Coverage
Bilanz
Nachhaltig investieren ist leichter gesagt als getan

Immer mehr Anleger wollen ihr Geld nachhaltig investieren. Nur: Klare Begrifflichkeiten existieren nicht. Investoren schreckt das ab.

18/09/2018 | Media Coverage
Institutional Money
BlueOrchard feiert zwanzigjähriges Jubiläum seines Flagship Fonds

Der weltweit größte kommerzielle Mikrofinanzfonds, der BlueOrchard Microfinance Fund (BOMF), feiert sein Jubiläum. Der Fonds verwaltet 1,7 Milliarden US-Dollar und hat durch Investitionen in 325 Mikrofinanzinstitutionen nachhaltiges und integratives Wachstum in 69 Entwicklungsländern gefördert.