Impact investing

Investing for impact? Learn these lessons from ESG investing - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Environmental, Social and Governance

Investing for impact? Learn these lessons from ESG investing

Balancing risk, returns and impact is a tall order. How can investors get it right?
Don’t conflate investing in activity with actual impact: UBS philanthropy head - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Environmental, Social and Governance

Don’t conflate investing in activity with actual impact: UBS philanthropy head

“Impact isn’t how much I’ve invested in trying to solve a problem.”
T Rowe Price’s Global Impact Equity Fund seeks returns and measurable impact - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Environmental, Social and Governance

T Rowe Price’s Global Impact Equity Fund seeks returns and measurable impact

This cuts the stock universe from some 3,000 in the MSCI ACWI to “about 400 to 500” names. Only about 60 make it into the fund.
‘Strong storytelling, clear visual aids’ help ABC Impact explain impact of investments - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Environmental, Social and Governance

‘Strong storytelling, clear visual aids’ help ABC Impact explain impact of investments

The division of Temasek Trust Asset Management has invested in 13 companies across Asia and Europe, with one exit.
MPM Capital raises US$850 mil for cancer fund, with US$650 million from UBS - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Global Markets

MPM Capital raises US$850 mil for cancer fund, with US$650 million from UBS

UBS clients have invested more than US$1 billion to seek out cancer treatments.

Company in the news

Temasek sees impact investing at tipping point

Temasek's recent US$500 mil allocation to Leapfrog is the single biggest commitment to an impact fund manager.

Startups, Entrepreneurs, Digital economy

Genesis bets on growing appeal of venture debt funding

Venture debt is in and Genesis is betting on it.

Drivers of the future

Investing for social impact

Doing good and generating returns are not mutually exclusive, says Rebekah Lin

Sustainability

Do-good capitalism has to act as if the world depends on it

SINGAPORE (June 17): Climate change, extreme poverty and all the world’s other big problems will be expensive to solve. The United Nations estimates that its 17 Sustainable Development Goals — a list of initiatives ranging from zero hunger to clean en

Family business

Harvard course teaches wealthy millennials to do good and make money

(June 10): On a crisp morning last October, a few dozen students with wildly diverse backgrounds and expertise filed into the red-brick building of Harvard University’s Kennedy School. Three things united them: they were young, they wanted to do good an
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