Impact principles: Held to account

15/05/2020 Media Coverage

How will the IFC’s impact investment principles help investors seeking transparency and clarity about their investments?

“There can be a tendency to fall for the showcase, anecdotal story without looking at consistency. However, the principles zoom up from transaction to portfolio and fund level,” says Maria Teresa Zappia, chief investment officer at BlueOrchard, a specialist investment firm on the advisory board of OPIM with around $6bn (€5.5bn) assets under management.