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The Biggest Myth of Sustainable Investing

by 3p Contributor on Monday, Jul 31st, 2017  INVESTMENT & MARKETS   By Janet Brown Many people like the idea of sustainable or impact investing, but they have a common misconception that performance can suffer. This notion has been repeatedly debunked. A 2015 review of over 2,000 academic studies since the 1970s found that the majority of studies …
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TBC Bank Wins Multiple Country and Regional Awards for Corporate and Consumer Digital Banking from Global Finance

TBC Bank is pleased to announce that it has won awards in several country and regional categories from Global Finance. These are: the Best Consumer and Corporate Digital Bank in Georgia; the Best Integrated Consumer and Corporate Bank Site in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE); and the Best in Social Media and Best Mobile Banking …
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Fusion Microfinance has been awarded at The Business World Digital India Summit 2017

Posted by: Team | NewsPatrolling June 1, 2017 in Press Release New Delhi-Fusion Microfinance Pvt. Ltd., a pioneer in the Microfinance Sector has been recently awarded at the BW Business World Digital India Summit 2017 for Best Usage of ICT in Rural Development. The Award was distributed by Mr. Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union Minister for IT and Communication. …
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TBC Bank Group PLC (“TBC PLC”) added to the FTSE 250 Index

TBC Bank Group PLC (“TBC PLC”) is pleased to inform shareholders of the announcement from FTSE Russell on 31 May 2017 that TBC PLC shares will be joining the FTSE 250 Index. The inclusion will be implemented at the close of business Friday, 16 June 2017 and will take effect from the start of trading …
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2017 Annual GIIN Impact Investor Survey

In addition to data on investment activity, the 2017 survey explores investor perspectives on the state of the market and several current market topics (new this year), including criteria for market segmentation, the role of below-market-rate capital, and the entry of large-scale financial firms. GIIN has also included the most extensive analysis yet on the activity …
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Finance with a social conscience – Rosanna Ramos-Velita

March 2017 – Michael Chavez Rosanna Ramos-Velita is the epitome of a new breed of financial supremo who knows value goes far beyond the P&L, writes Michael Chavez What was once a rare species is flourishing. In my global travels I encounter ever more financial services chiefs who have not only recognized the life-changing effect …
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Creation Investments Named Again to ImpactAssets 50 Top Impact Investment Fund Managers for 2016

FEBRUARY 14, 2017 – ImpactAssets has released its 2016 list of top impact investing fund managers, the ImpactAssets 50 (IA 50), a free online resource for investors and financial advisors. The sixth annual guide features fund managers representing private debt and equity investments that deliver social and environmental impact as well as financial returns.  Creation Investments …
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Muthoot Microfin raises $20 mn from US-based PE firm Creation Investments

BY BRUHADEESWARAN R Thinkstock Muthoot Microfin Ltd (MML), a part of diversified financial services company Muthoot Pappachan Group (MPG), has raised growth capital for its microfinance business from Chicago-based PE fund Creation Investments Llc in its first private equity round of funding for any of its group companies, it said in a statement. The firm has …
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Reading Roundup: Recent Impact Investing Articles

Philanthropic Pioneers: Foundations and the Rise of Impact Investing Stanford Social Innovation Review and Mission Investors Exchange commenced their new series “Mission Possible: How Foundations are Shaping the Future of Impact Investing”, Jan. 2017  “Impact Investing” inches from Niche to Mainstream The Economist, Jan. 2016 Impact Investing Trends: Evidence of a Growing Industry GIIN, Dec. 2016 The Year …
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Impact Investing Trends Analysis Report Finds Sustained Growth in Assets and High Level of Satisifaction

GIIN IMPACT INVESTING TRENDS ANALYSIS REPORT FINDS SUSTAINED GROWTH IN ASSETS, AND HIGH LEVEL OF SATISFACTION WITH FINANCIAL RETURNS AMONG INVESTORS Study of impact investing market shows 18 percent compound annual growth rate in assets under management between 2013 and 2015; with 85 to -95 percent of investors meeting or exceeding returns expectations each year …