Media Coverage

22/01/2021 | Media Coverage
DPN Online
BlueOrchard: Impact Impact Impact

Dieses Jahr feiert BlueOrchard sein zwanzigjähriges Bestehen – ein Rück- und Ausblick.

22/01/2021 | Media Coverage
Bond Guide
BlueOrchard Impact Investing Ausblick 2021

Auch Schwellenländer spüren die Auswirkungen der COVID-19-Pandemie. Sie sind jedoch widerstandsfähiger als ursprünglich angenommen. Philipp Müller, CEO von BlueOrchard, erklärt, welche Chancen sich Investoren im kommenden Jahr bieten.

21/01/2021 | Media Coverage
FundsPeople Italia
Maria Teresa Zappia interview with Davide Mosca, FundsPeople Italia

Secondo i dati Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), nel 2019 l’industria globale degli investimenti ad impatto è arrivata a toccare un valore complessivo pari a 715 miliardi di dollari. La stima GIIN a fi ne 2016 era di soli 114 miliardi. Una cifra cresciuta dunque in modo esponenziale negli

21/12/2020 | Media Coverage
Financial Times
Schroders launches impact fund to aid Covid-hit emerging markets

The Fund managed by BlueOrchard Finance, the Zurich-based impact investing boutique acquired by Schroders last year. It has the support of a coalition of public and private investors, which include the international development finance agencies of the UK, US and Japan.

21/12/2020 | Media Coverage
L’Economia – Corriere della Sera
Più alternativi e responsabili: identikit dei nuovi portafogli

Le due tendenze messe in luce dal sondaggio di Schroders: un maggior utilizzo del private debt da cui ci si aspetta un rendimento del 5% a un anno. Mentre gli investimenti «etici» saranno i protagonisti del prossimo quinquennio

18/12/2020 | Media Coverage
Rettungsschirm für 850.000 kleine und mittlere Unternehmen in Schwellen- und Entwicklungsländern: KfW wird Ankerinvestor in COVID-19 Fonds

Rettungsschirm für 850.000 kleine und mittlere Unternehmen in Schwellen- und Entwicklungsländern: KfW wird Ankerinvestor in COVID-19 Fonds

09/12/2020 | Media Coverage
Financial Investigator
Can sustainability reporting reduce financing costs?

More and more investors are aligning capital allocation to wider goals of financial stability and sustainable development. The view that investment strategies should create a positive impact for both business and society is now widely accepted.

25/09/2020 | Media Coverage
All news
La réduction de l’écart entre les genres profite à toute l’économie

Pour Maria Teresa Zappia de BlueOrchard, l’inclusion des femmes dans les entreprises joue un rôle clé dans l’essor des pays émergents.

24/07/2020 | Publications
Japan ASEAN Women Empowerment Fund Case Study

Japan ASEAN Women Empowerment Fund (JAWEF) is a blended fund that provides loans to microfinance institutions (MFIs) that serve female entrepreneurs in the ASEAN region and beyond. Learn how blended finance is mobilizing institutional capital towards gender-lens investing in Convergence case study.

16/07/2020 | Media Coverage
Funds Europe
Education: A funding machine that drops change

Gaps in social infrastructure are leaving children without access to good-quality education – so, how are investors changing this? Romil Patel reports from Cape Town and London.

09/06/2020 | Media Coverage
Citywire Selector
Getting real assets to pack a sustainable punch

Nordic fund selector looks at how combining ESG and real assets has gained momentum in recent years.

15/05/2020 | Media Coverage
Citywire Switzerland
BlueOrchard CIO on how to use impact investing effectively

The trend towards sustainable investing continues to gather momentum, with investors increasingly seeking not just financial returns, but also to make a positive contribution to the world around them.

15/05/2020 | Media Coverage
Investments & Pension Europe
Impact principles: Held to account

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

12/05/2020 | Media Coverage
Environmental Finance
BlueOrchard, Schroders developing microfinance relief fund

Impact investor BlueOrchard and Schroders are developing a blended finance fund that will target Covid-19 relief efforts for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in emerging markets.

11/05/2020 | Media Coverage
Markets Media
EM Sustainable Bond Issuance Contracts

BlueOrchard Finance, part of the Schroders group, is collaborating with a number of potential investors, to develop a new fund  to provide funding for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in emerging and frontier markets that have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

30/04/2020 | Media Coverage
Impact Alpha
Impact management is hot: Recapping Agents of Impact Call No. 15 (audio)

Maria Teresa Zappia of Blue Orchard said documenting the firm’s impact management processes and completing the verification process helped her team make the case to management for why changes to the process needed to be made.

09/04/2020 | Media Coverage
Investir dans des obligations sociales pour faire face au COVID-19

Philipp Müller, le directeur de BlueOrchard, explique le rôle que peut jouer l’investissement d’impact face à l’épidémie.

07/04/2020 | Media Coverage
Finanz Alternativa (Italy)
Coronavirus, la microfinanza come soluzione anti-panico. Articolo di Philippe Müller

La continua diffusione del coronavirus (Covid-19) ha portato a crescenti timori riguardo all’impatto su catene di approvvigionamento, turismo e domanda globale.

23/03/2020 | Media Coverage
Citywire Asia
Impact investment manager names new chief

BlueOrchard, a swiss impact investment manager, has named Philipp Muller as its new CEO. Muller replaces Patrick Scheurle, who is resigning from his position to pursue new entrepreneurial challenges.

20/03/2020 | Media Coverage
Expert Investor Europe
People Moves: Commerz Real and BlueOrchard

Philipp Müller has been promoted to chief executive of BlueOrchard, starting from 1 April 2020, subject to regulatory approval. He will replace Patrick Scheurle who resigned to pursue entrepreneurial challenges.