BlueOrchard targets infrastructure in bid to draw larger impact investors

23/02/2021 Media Coverage

BlueOrchard says it is increasingly targeting investments in sustainable infrastructure as it looks to attract large investors including pension funds to make impact investments.

Maria Teresa Zappia, chief impact & blended finance officer, and deputy CEO of BlueOrchard, told Environmental Finance that the impact investing firm is best known for its investments in microfinance in emerging markets, but that this year it expects to increase its focus on the areas of renewable energy, energy infrastructure and energy efficiency, sustainable transportation and data infrastructure.