BlueOrchard’s Peter Fanconi on the future of Impact Investing and fighting poverty on a global scale
Peter Fanconi travels between two worlds: He is the chairman of both BlueOrchard, a company that specializes in impact investing, and of the Graubundner Kantonalbank. In an interview with CNNMoney Switzerland, he talks about his career as a banker and the challenges of impact investing.
Watch the highlights of our latest Breakfast Event in Zurich and learn more about BlueOrchard and Impact Investing through the eyes of our partners.
Der Finanzfachmann Peter Fanconi spricht im Interview mit finews.ch-TV über die Ziele der Beteiligungsstrategie der Graubündner Kantonalbank und Immobilien-Investments in Georgien.
Mit der Vergabe von Mikrokrediten sollen neben den Renditeerwartungen auch soziale und ökologische Ziele erfüllt werden. Die Risiken seien sogar tiefer einzuschätzen als in der klassischen Investment-Welt, sagt BlueOrchard-VR-Präsident im Videointerview.
Peter Fanconi shares his experiences fostering financial inclusion. Asking the question, “how can we include the excluded?” he takes us through the workings and outcomes of microfinance. The positive impact of investing over $3 billion in more than 60 emerging and frontier markets is staggering.
Our latest video provides you with interesting and diversified insights into impact investing from the perspective of investors, microfinance institutions and micro entrepreneurs. Watch the video to learn more about our work and meaningful impact.
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.
Private schools in Africa are a growing reality & an opportunity for socially responsible investors.
In Cameroon private schools aim at offering AAA (accountable, affordable, and accessible) education services. Foreign investors provide financing for school fee loans and private schools. A leading Swiss impact investment manager plays a crucial role in this.
Mikrokredite revolutionieren angeblich das traditionelle Geschäft mit Darlehen. Und das Risiko sei dabei erst noch gering, behaupten zwei langjährige Banker in einem soeben publizierten Fachbuch.
How access to financial services fosters entrepreneurship, creates jobs & improves health, education & nutrition rates.
CNBC NIKKEI station joins BlueOrchard’s CEO while visiting microfinance clients in Cambodia
Swiss station SFR joins BlueOrchard’s CEO in the field in Kyrgyzstan and reports on the impact of microfinance.