impact investment

New research has found that managers overseeing the investments of the world's super wealthy have been turning away from hedge funds and instead focusing on private equity and private debt investments. According to UBS and Campden Research survey, which questioned 242 family offices – which manage money for super-rich family

Sustainable development

Impact investing has hit the headlines following its endorsement by the US State Department at the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly, held last week. At the event, the State Department, along with Bretton Woods II, announced the introduction of the Trillion Dollar Challenge, which is aimed to help

Latin America Impact Investment

Impact investing is expected to see marked growth across Latin America following the publication of a new report which shines a light on the investment trend for the first time. In order to make the right decisions regarding a new investment, detailed, reliable information is needed to inform those choices

social impact

According to new research, almost half of family businesses across the world are now including social impact investing as part of their philanthropic portfolio, highlighting the growing importance of the investment medium. The Family Business Philanthropy – Creating Lasting Impact Through Values and Legacy report, which was carried out by

According to an expert at US Trust, increasing numbers of Millennials are turning to impact investments as they seek to make more out of their investments than a mere return. Jackie VanderBrug, the senior vice president at US Trust, said that many investors these days were no longer content with

Impact investing is thriving, but there is more positivity to come over the coming months, industry experts have said. According to the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), investors injected more than $15 billion to impact investments over the course of last year, and they have said they plan to commit

natural spring aquifier

It can be difficult to measure a return on investment when that investment is made into natural assets such as forests and groundwater, however a new study looks set to change all that. A research team from Yale University in the US put together a study called ‘Measuring the value

sustainable investments

A new report from Credit Suisse and McKinsey & Co. has revealed a growing interest in financial products that have positive benefits for the environment. The report, entitled ‘From Niche to Mainstream: The Building of an Institutional Asset Class,’ showed the rise in the number of institutional investors looking for