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16/09/2016 | Media Coverage
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BlueOrchard Launches Impact Fund Fighting Poverty in South East Asia

With the appreciation of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s initiative to empower women, the Government of Japan has announced the launch of the first «Japan ASEAN Women Empowerment Fund».

15/09/2016 | News Releases
BlueOrchard announces launch of first & momentous impact fund fighting poverty and striving for women empowerment in South East Asia – A joint project with Japanese Investors and the appreciation of Japanese Government.

Tokyo/Zurich, 15th of September – With the appreciation of the Japanese Government and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s initiative to empower women, the Government of Japan has announced the launch of the momentous “Japan ASEAN Women Empowerment Fund”.

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05/09/2016 | Blog
BlueOrchard week 2016 in Tbilisi

This year’s BlueOrchard week took place in one of our local offices in Tbilisi, Georgia. Since the entire company and its ambassadors gathered together to discuss the future of impact investing and what role we are going to play as one of the leading players, we also took the occasion celebrating

05/09/2016 | Videos
BlueOrchard Week in Georgia

In June the entire company and its ambassadors gathered together to discuss the future of impact investing and what role we are going to play as one of the leading industry players. We also took this occasion to celebrate our 15th birthday. Watch the video to learn more about BlueOrchard’s spirit.

02/09/2016 | Events
TEDx Zurich – People First
Past Event
11/11/2016 — 11/11/2016 Zurich, Switzerland

Speaker: Peter A. Fanconi, Chairman of the Board

02/09/2016 | Events
BlueOrchard Breakfast Event Geneva
Past Event
22/09/2016 — 22/09/2016 Geneva, Switzerland

Innovation@Impact Investing: “Cash is history or how Kenya is teaching us fintech” – An update from the field by the example of M-PESA.

02/09/2016 | Events
BlueOrchard Breakfast Meeting Zurich
Past Event
20/09/2016 — 20/09/2016 Zurich, Switzerland

Innovation@Impact Investing: “Cash is history or how Kenya is teaching us fintech” – An update from the field by the example of M-PESA.

31/08/2016 | Events
TBLI CONFERENCE NORDIC 2016
Past Event
20/09/2016 — 20/09/2016 Stockholm Sweden

Speaker: Patrick Elmer, Head of Business Development

18/08/2016 | Events
Social Good Summit Geneva
Past Event
06/10/2016 — 06/10/2016 Geneva Switzerland

The event will focus on the catalytic role entrepreneurship and innovation can play for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

29/06/2016 | Events
Der Mikrofinanzsektor im Wandel
Past Event
04/10/2016 Technopark - Zurich Switzerland

Speaker: Peter A. Fanconi, Chairman of the Board

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27/06/2016 | Blog
On the road to Armenia – field trip

31. May – 2 June 2016 Here are some impressions from the latest BlueOrchard field trip, which took place in Yerevan, Armenia. Our trip started on Monday, 30th of May from Zurich. After a long flight we landed in Yerevan and got swiftly through airport customs control. The hotel we stayed in was ve

20/06/2016 | Events
United Nations SSE Executive Dialogue on Green Finance
Past Event
20/07/2016 Nairobi Kenya

Speaker: Dr. Patrick Scheurle, Chief Executive Officer

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30/05/2016 | Publications
Social Performance Report 2015-2016: 15 years of Impact

We are pleased to provide you with the most recent version of BlueOrchard’s Social Performance Report. The report gives an overview of the recent upgrade of our in-house social performance measurement tool, the “Social Performance Impact Reporting & Intelligence Tool” (SPIRIT).

25/05/2016 | Events
BlueOrchard Investor Field Trip Cambodia
Past Event
31/10/2016 — 03/11/2016 Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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

25/05/2016 | Events
Annual Boutique Manager Event
Past Event
16/06/2016 Zurich Switzerland

Speaker: Peter A. Fanconi, Chairman of the Board

10/05/2016 | Events
The CGAP Annual Meeting
Past Event
09/05/2016 — 09/05/2016 Luxembourg

Microfinance and Access to Education. Speaker: Maria Teresa Zappia, Chief Investment Officer

04/05/2016 | Events
46th St. Gallen Symposium
Past Event
12/05/2016 — 12/05/2016 St Gallen, Switzerland

Impact investing & private wealth: A marriage for catalytic action tackling the world’s sustainability challenges? Speaker: Dr. Patrick Scheurle, Chief Executive Officer

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12/04/2016 | News Releases
BlueOrchard is proud to have contributed to the first market survey: SWISS INVESTMENTS FOR A BETTER WORLD, produced by The Swiss Sustainable Finance

The first Swiss Sustainable Finance study, ’Swiss Investments for a Better World’, offers a detailed overview of the structure and dynamics of the Swiss market for investments in development.

31/03/2016 | Media Coverage
L’Agéfi
L’impact investing est un megatrend

Speaker: Dr. Patrick Scheurle, Chief Executive Officer

22/03/2016 | Events
Impact summit Europe
Past Event
22/03/2016 — 23/03/2016 DEN HAAG, NL

Speakers: Maria Teresa Zappia, Chief Investment Officer; Patrick Elmer, Head of Business Development