A worldwide survey conducted by Natixis Global Asset Management has revealed that around three in four, or 73 per cent, Singaporean investors consider investing in companies based on their social impact. According to the research, based on the company’s 2017 Individual Investor Survey,, 84 per cent of investors review their
A new survey has found that a large majority of French retail investors – 72 per cent – want their funds to have mandatory integration of sustainability issues. According to an Ipsos Mori survey conducted on behalf of Vigeo Eiris, an international environmental, social and governance (ESG) data provider, and
Impact investments in India have grown at an exponential rate over the past decade, it has been revealed. Between 2010 and 2016, these funds totalled more than USD5.2 billion as the market attracted over 50 active impact funds, according to new research by McKinsey, and it's predicted that the market
Millennials are driving significant worldwide growth in the sustainable and green investment industry, which is now worth nearly $9 trillion, according to financial services company Morgan Stanley. Sustainable investment aims to deliver outsize returns and also meet targets aiming to help with societal and environmental concerns from around the world.
For most people, they have little say in how or where their work pension is invested. But new research has shown that a lack of engagement in this area could lead to 4.9 per cent lower returns in the long run. Workers who are saving into a workplace pension but
An Australian small pension fund has received global recognition for encouraging leading institutional investors toward impact investing. Christian Super, a leading Christian Industry investment fund for ethically sustainable projects, was announced as the winner of the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment honors at the GSG Impact Summit 2017 in
Britain has remained the most attractive destination for foreign investment in financial services in Europe, according to a new study. New research conducted by EY has revealed that Britain's finance industry attracted 99 foreign direct investment projects in 2016 alone, which was up by five per cent on the previous
The National Geographic Society has announced that it will commit $50 million from its $1.1 billion endowment to impact investments, with the aim of increasing its dedication to furthering our understanding of the planet and generating a new range of solutions for global sustainability. Commenting on the announcement, Gary E.
The Ford Foundation,the human welfare foundation co-founded by the industrialist Henry Ford, has announced it is to invest $1 billion of its $12 billion endowment in impact investments in the largest commitment of its kind by a private organisation. The body will begin the 10-year mission-related strategy with an initial
UBS’ wealth management division has raised $110 million to put into a US venture capital fund that will invest in firms in the health, environment and education sectors that are headed or co-managed by women. The impact investing fund will be managed by Rethink Impact, a venture capital house that