“The year saw three notable events: the successful launch of Schroders Personal Wealth, the start of the transfer of the Scottish Widows mandate to Schroders and the establishment of a market-leading position in impact investing and micro-finance through our acquisition of BlueOrchard,”
Commenting on the latest results, CEO Peter Harrison said: “The year saw three notable events: the successful launch of Schroders Personal Wealth, the start of the transfer of the Scottish Widows mandate to Schroders and the establishment of a market-leading position in impact investing and m
Si l’investissement socialement responsable a un effet positif sur la société tout en offrant de bonnes performances financières, encore faut-il être en mesure de quantifier ses résultats concrets, note Le Temps.
Les marchés frontières et émergents sont perçus comme très risqués. Vraiment? Pas pour BlueOrchard, du moment que l’on a les bonnes approches et équipes. La société d’impact investing, s’est lancée en 2017 dans le capital-investissement.
Impact Investment Exchange (IIX) launched its Women’s Livelihood Bond series in 2017 to help low-income women in Southeast Asia transition to sustainable livelihoods. Proceeds raised through the bond offering are invested in financial institutions and social enterprises supporting women. IIX rais
The Asia-Pacific region has seen enormous economic growth in the last few decades, which has lifted hundreds of millions out of extreme poverty. According to the Asian Development Bank (ADB), from 2002 to 2015 the region saw a fourfold decline from 1.11 billion people in extreme poverty to 264 mill
L’été dernier, la grande firme de gestion d’actifs Schroders reprenait un fleuron de la finance durable suisse, la plus célèbre des sociétés d’impact investing, BlueOrchard. A 3,5 milliards de dollars, les encours de BlueOrchard ne représentent que 0,5% de ceux du géant britannique. Et
This initiative on overseas loans and investments aims to meet the significant demand for infrastructure development in the ASEAN region, while at the same time redressing economic inequality and realizing stable development. The initiative has three targeted fields: (1) quality infrastructure devel
Impact investing is an extension of socially responsible investing, which focuses on companies that promote ethical and socially responsible consciousness such as environmental sustainability, social justice, and corporate ethics. Impact investing goes a step further by actively seeking investments
“BlueOrchard focuses on the empowerment of female entrepreneurs through its microfinance investments. Closing the credit gap in just 15 countries in the ASEAN region by 2020 could result in a 12% increase in per capita income by 2030.” Read the full article here.
Patrick Scheurle of BlueOrchard – Scaling To Billions In Impact Investing Through Mircrofinance, Education And More
CEO Patrick Scheurle was a guest on the Spotify Podcast: Impact Leaders hosted by JP Dallmann. Listen to the full podcast here.
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 Finance is expanding its Asia-focused women empowerment fund to address the significant gap of financing women in the region. Learn more here.
Large asset managers wishing to enter the field will look to acquire resources, says expert. Read the full article here.