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Impact Investing

Impact Investing

Impact investing is characterized by its intentionality; making a deliberate effort to exert a positive impact, alongside financial targets. The focus is specific sustainable themes and/or SDGs. The outcome is a portfolio that pursues superior financial returns coupled with contributing to sustainable development.

  • Impact Making a difference
  • Returns Investments that work
  • Win-win Helping while earning
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