urban agriculture with in-door, vertical basil herb farming with energy efficient special LED lighting, combining fish aquaculture with hydroponics

with a nearly USD 200bn value and growth rates of over 20% annually, e-mobility is a promising solution for future greenhouse gas reduction

zero-waste, reusable plastic-free and eco-friendly daily utensils can help prevent marine pollution and preserve aquatic ecosystems

with more than 400,000 species found in almost every habitat, beetle diversity showcase co-evolution and adaptation and how easily biodiversity can be threatened from overconsumption and pollution

half of small and medium enterprises of less advanced, peripheral and developing world economies, while being major contributors to job creation and local economic development, have trillions of annual unmet financing needs

urban agriculture with in-door, vertical basil herb farming with energy efficient special LED lighting, combining fish aquaculture with hydroponics

with a nearly USD 200bn value and growth rates of over 20% annually, e-mobility is a promising solution for future greenhouse gas reduction

zero-waste, reusable plastic-free and eco-friendly daily utensils can help prevent marine pollution and preserve aquatic ecosystems

with more than 400,000 species found in almost every habitat, beetle diversity showcase co-evolution and adaptation and how easily biodiversity can be threatened from overconsumption and pollution

half of small and medium enterprises of less advanced, peripheral and developing world economies, while being major contributors to job creation and local economic development, have trillions of annual unmet financing needs

impact investing 3.0

impact investing – the methodology that aims to solve global environmental and social challenges by investing in innovative, high-growth opportunities with balanced risk-return profiles – is advancing rapidly, gaining significant traction in today’s global investment landscape

while there are different approaches to sustainability and impact investing, seasoned pioneers with the necessary sourcing capacity, investment expertise, track record and exceptional impact “dnaare gradually taking impact investing to a new level

with the market advancements in the last decade, impact experts are today in the position to create high-quality, fully diversified investment portfolios in multiple industries, geographies and asset classes

we believe in the power of the methodology to manage investment risks and deliver superior returns beyond its social and environmental footprint

investment strategy verticals

with varying risk, return, liquidity and maturity profiles

private equity

with curated club deals and specialized funds

semi-liquid

with open-ended specialized structured products

listed impact

high-impact, specialized listed equity third-party portfolios

impact focus

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environmental advancement

biodiversity

protection

elimination of threats and promotion of global biodiversity, with a pro-active approach, through investments in innovative technologies and smart business models

clean tech 

clean energy

transition to clean energy sources with renewable energy infrastructure, environmental and energy efficient technologies

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sustainable lifestyles

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food chains

improvement of nutritional value of food, and protection of environmental capital through local production / consumption, new processes, and smart technologies

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consumer goods

transition to responsible consumerism with sustainable, natural, low-waste, carbon-neutral, recycled and recyclable goods in fashion, cosmetics and household</p<

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access to finance

sme lending

factoring

promotion of local economic development to alleviate poverty by providing access to finance to micro-, small- and medium enterprises in peripheral Europe and the developing world

trade 

finance

transformation of the international trading system to support environmental protection and social progress, through the optimization of trade value chains from sourcing to distribution

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collaboration is vital for the advancement of impact investing

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the swiss impact office, in collaboration with strategic partners, is launching a series of sustainability and impact investing focused events, to promote exchange of know how and ideas within the investment and impact community, providing actual inspiration through real stories from the field, facilitating partnerships and bringing the community up-to-date with innovative impact business models and financial products

more information to follow soon

opportunities

we would love to learn more about your business model and impact approach; you can submit your proposal by clicking at the following buttons

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news

impact investing lectures

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Why Scale is Important in Impact Investing?
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Co-Investments and Impact
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Investment Readiness for Impact Ventures
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Challenges that Impact Businesses Face
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Impact Investing in Switzerland and the Banks

hosted by the GroundUp Project - interviews by Brindusa Burrows

internships

the swiss impact office has launched an internship program for students and young professionals with high interest in sustainability and impact investing to offer on the job training and an insight in the real world of impact investing