Despite ongoing challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, the roll-out of vaccination programmes in emerging and frontier markets has started, with some countries such as Chile being on the forefront globally. Michael Wehrle, Head of Investment Solutions, and Gustavo Muchotrigo Senior Investment Of
BlueOrchard Pioneer Talks’ with Ana Maria Montero is a series of 12 conversations with industry experts, end clients, investors, and investees that will take you on the journey of impact investing. In the third episode, BlueOrchard CEO, Philipp Mueller, explains the democratization of impact i
‘BlueOrchard Pioneer Talks’ with Ana Maria Montero is a series of 12 conversations with industry experts, end clients, investors, and investees that will take you on the journey of impact investing. In the second interview, Lucy Wilfred a teacher and micro-entrepreneur from Tanzania, shares
‘BlueOrchard Pioneer Talks’ with Ana Maria Montero is a series of 12 conversations with industry experts, end clients, investors, and investees that will take you on the journey of impact investing. In the first of 12 interviews, BlueOrchard Chairman Peter Fanconi looks back at the 20 ye
We’re pleased to share the InsuResilience Investment Fund’s latest report on climate insurance in developing countries. ‘Protecting low-income communities through climate insurance’ takes a look at the Fund’s work and achievements in facilitating adaptation of climate i
Global markets have continued to recover despite the ongoing challenges and uncertainty created by the pandemic. While developed economies continue with their support measures, in emerging and frontier markets these responses are more limited. Our CEO, Philipp Mueller and Nikunj Oli, Regional Manage
In the second quarter, we saw the continuous effects of the coronavirus on markets with global GDP expected to decline -5.2% in 2020. On a positive note, we’ve seen a rebound in risk assets and an increase of optimism due to ease of lockdowns, medical developments, and stimulus measures. While the
In this market update video, Philipp Müller, Head of Investment Solutions at BlueOrchard talks about the effects of the Covid-19 outbreak for impact investments and what we can expect looking ahead to next quarter.
The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day is #EachforEqual, so we asked some of our people what equality means to them and how they are helping to contribute to a more equal society. Thanks to Milka Maina, Martin Gahr, Njeri Ng’ang’a, Peter Fanconi, Nino Pataraia, L
Philipp Müller, Head of Investment Solutions at BlueOrchard talks about the latest developments in the Emerging Markets and our outlook for the coming year.
Watch the video in which Patrick talks about the creation of BlueOrchard, explains what microfinance and impact investing are and explains why he thinks the partnership with Schroders will be successful.
BlueOrchard’s Head of Investment Solutions, Philipp Müller, and our Chief Investment Officer, Maria Teresa Zappia, share their view on key developments and trends in emerging markets and provide insights on the expansion of our women empowerment fund JAWEF.
Effective agriculture management requires high quality data, which is often unavailable especially in emerging markets. Our partner company Agritask specialises in providing solutions to help farmers as well as agriculture insurers take more precise decisions. We spoke to the CEO of Agritask, Ofir A
In the face of the recently held UN Climate Action Summit in New York, BlueOrchard is proud to contribute to the discussion on how to increase private sector engagement in climate financing with our latest BlueOrchard Academy study “Rethinking Climate Finance”. In this video, the authors of the
SRF interview with BlueOrchard’s CIO, Maria Teresa Zappia, on Microfinance in Emerging and Frontier Markets
In an interview with SRF’s Patrizia Laeri, Maria Teresa Zappia talks about microfinance in emerging and frontier markets and the role of female micro-entrepreneurs.
BlueOrchard’s CEO, Patrick Scheurle, on the firm’s activities and investors’ growing demand for impact investments
In an interview with CNNMoney Switzerland’s Olivia Chang, Patrick Scheurle talks about BlueOrchard’s partnership with Schroders, the firm’s activities in the areas of microfinance and impact investing, and the growing demand from investors for impact investments.
BlueOrchard’s Head of Investment Solutions, Philipp Müller, and our Senior Investment Officer from Nairobi, Njeri Kirumbi, share their view on key developments and trends in emerging markets.
What is it like to work at BlueOrchard? Four of our colleagues from various departments share their motivations and experience working at BlueOrchard. If you are looking for an opportunity to make an impact, please have a look at our current openings: https://www.blueorchard.com/about-us/careers/ #
BlueOrchard’s Head of Investment Solutions, Philipp Müller, discusses the emerging markets impact investment environment in the past year and shares his views for 2019.
We are happy to share the aftermovie of the BlueOrchard Impact Summit 2018 where over 120 thought leaders from around the world gathered to discuss how impact investing can contribute to solving global challenges and close the SDG investment gap.Read more about the BlueOrchard Impact Summit here.