NAB participates in £300 million sustainability linked loan

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 8 APR 2021  |  NEWS
National Australia Bank has taken part in the first syndicated Sustainability Linked Loan to a UK-based not-for-profit provider of housing and care for older people.

$150 million impact fund to target small companies for investment

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
A firm founded by ex-managers from Goldman Sachs and Bankers Trust are launching a $150 million impact fund to invest in small and medium-sized Australian businesses.

We must approach public equities with an 'impact' mindset

HEIDI RIDLEY  |  THURSDAY, 4 MAR 2021  |  WHITEPAPER
When asked about 'impact', the first reaction of many investors is to point to private markets. We argue that, if we are indeed to achieve the massive social and environmental objectives that are needed, we must enlist the public markets, specifically ...

Opinion: 2021 Reboot: three ways to innovate for impact

WARWICK PEEL, GORDON NOBLE  |  MONDAY, 15 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
Note: This piece was contributed by Warwick Peel of IdeaScale and Gordon Noble of GNBK, and solely reflect the writers' opinions.

Seeking financial, positive impact in SME investments: Beckon Capital

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 21 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
Beckon Capital is developing a fund to invest in small and medium-sized businesses that provide financial return and demonstrable social and environmental impact.

Integrating impact investing in listed equity portfolios

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 18 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
Interest in impact investing is quickly increasing, and strategies are growing across multiple asset classes, including equities.

Robeco launches SDG-linked credit income fund

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
Global fund manager Robeco has said that future product launches in Australia will all be linked to sustainability themes.

Regnan launches global equity impact fund

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 10 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
Responsible investing pioneer Regnan has launched the Regnan Global Equity Impact Solutions Fund, investing in global public market impact assets.

Real asset investments as vehicle for return, positive impact

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 13 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
Investing in real assets that have positive social and/or environmental impacts means investors gain more than a source of return that is non-correlated to other asset classes.

Understanding Impact Investment

MATTHEW TOMINC  |  FRIDAY, 6 NOV 2020  |  WHITEPAPER
Over the past two years, the domestic market for impact investing has tripled from A$5.7 billion to a staggering A$19.9 billion as investors increase their focus on the sector, and investment managers respond by developing new strategies. Once a niche ...