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11/03/2019 | Events
BlueOrchard Breakfast Event Geneva
Past Event
04/04/2019 Geneva

Inside Africa – A Continent Leading the Digital Revolution

11/03/2019 | Events
BlueOrchard Breakfast Event Zurich
Past Event
02/04/2019 Zurich

Inside Africa – A Continent Leading the Digital Revolution

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07/03/2019 | News
BlueOrchard partners with the WorldBank’s IFC to promote industry best practices

Impact investing has been globally recognized as a way to mobilize public and private capital to address social and environmental challenges alongside achieving financial returns. It is a powerful tool to help achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. There is, however, a USD 2.5

07/03/2019 | Events
BlueOrchard Investor Field Trip to Georgia
Past Event
02/06/2019 — 05/06/2019 Georgia

Join BlueOrchard's chairman and investment team in the field for four days of first-hand insights into impact investing.

04/03/2019 | Events
SECO Impact Investing and Blended Finance Roundtable
Past Event
12/03/2019 Switzerland

Speaker: Maria Teresa Zappia, Chief Investment Officer

Candelaria Villena Sierra
27/02/2019 | Blog
#This is my story

My name is Candelaria Villena Sierra and I live in Lima, Peru. I am the owner of a “Jugeria” which is the place where people go to have breakfast and fruit juices in Peru. Last year, I took my first loan from the Microfinance Institution Financiera TFC to buy additional juicers in order to serve

15/02/2019 | Media Coverage
Microinsurance Network
2019: the year that inclusive insurance can really build resilience to climate change

Risk management and insurance are vital for building the resilience that underpins the sustainable development agenda. Inclusive insurance has the potential to be a significant weapon in the fight against climate change, which is one of the main drivers of both daily impacts and major disasters.

06/02/2019 | Events
Lunchtime Seminar: Social Innovation in Health
Past Event
12/02/2019 Geneva

Speaker: Maria Teresa Zappia, Chief Investment Officer

04/02/2019 | Media Coverage
L'Agefi
La publication d’informations sur la durabilité peut-elle réduire les coûts de financement?

Plusieurs études montrent que la diminution de l’asymétrie des informations, par la publication de rapports transparents, diminue les risques potentiels dans la fixation des prix.

03/02/2019 | Media Coverage
Handelszeitung
So wird nachhaltiges Investieren günstiger

Der Markt der nachhaltigen Anlagen wächst weltweit und gleichzeitig verbessert sich die Qualität der Berichterstattung.

31/01/2019 | Videos
BlueOrchard Market Update: Emerging Markets Impact Investing Outlook 2019

BlueOrchard’s Head of Investment Solutions, Philipp Müller, discusses the emerging markets impact investment environment in the past year and shares his views for 2019.

This is my story
29/01/2019 | Blog
#This is my story

My name is Daw Mya Mya Win and I am the owner of a farming business located in Pa TaukTan Village, Myanmar. I am both a hard-working farmer and a mother of three children who are still in primary school. On my two acres farm, I cultivate various seasonal fruits such as Pomelo, Lime, Jack […]

23/01/2019 | Events
6th Responsible Business Forum on Food & Agriculture
Past Event
26/03/2019 — 27/03/2019 Bangkok

Speaker: Pierrick Balmain, Head of Business Development APAC

22/01/2019 | Media Coverage
Stock World
BlueOrchard: Starke Performance in 2018 – Positiver Ausblick für 2019

BlueOrchard blickt auf ein erfolgreiches Jahr 2018 zurück und baut seine Position als weltweit größter Vermögensverwalter in den Bereichen Mikrofinanzen und Impact Investing weiter aus, so das Unternehmen in der aktuellen Pressemitteilung.

22/01/2019 | News Releases
BlueOrchard reports strong performance and social outreach in 2018 – growth to continue in 2019

Further expansion of investor base, global presence and asset class offering Flagship fund among the best performing emerging market funds in 2018 Launch of UCITS Impact Bond Fund to address UN Sustainable Development Goals in emerging markets; Fund exceeds the USD 100m investment mark in less than

21/01/2019 | Media Coverage
R20 Region for Climate Action
Interview with Dr. Patrick Scheurle

As we enter 2019, a critical year for the implementation of the Sub national Climate Fund Africa (SnCF Africa), Patrick Scheurle, CEO of BlueOrchard Finance, describes what makes the R20-BlueOrchard partnership so innovative and explains the key role impact investing and “blended finance” can pl

21/01/2019 | News
360° Discussion at the Sustainable Impact Hub at the World Economic Forum in Davos
Past Event
23/01/2019 Davos, Switzerland

Speaker: Nadina Stodiek, PPP Mandates & Impact Manager

10/01/2019 | Events
EMPEA Singapore Sustainability Seminar
Past Event
25/01/2019 Singapore

Speaker: Pierrick Balmain, Head of APAC Business Development

07/01/2019 | Events
Asia Financial Institutions Forum 2019
Past Event
22/01/2019 — 23/01/2019 Bangkok

Speakers: Basit Arshad, Vice President - Senior Investment Officer and Thibaud Ponchon, Senior Investment Officer

03/01/2019 | Media Coverage
Neue Zürcher Zeitung
Wie Renditeversprechen Nachhaltigkeit finanzieren sollen

Um die Nachhaltigkeitsziele der Vereinten Nationen zu erreichen, fehlen gewaltige Summen. Ein Vorschlag ist, auf das Renditemotiv privatwirtschaftlicher Akteure zu setzen.