South Africa

“New responsible investing index outperforms ALSI SWIX” – Moneyweb – April 14, 2016

An article published on Moneyweb on April 14, 2016 profiles the Old Mutual Responsible Investment Equity Index in South Africa.  “It achieved cumulative returns of 70.8% over the period, while the Shareholder Weighted Index (SWIX) – from which it is drawn – achieved cumulative returns of 65% over the same period.  The returns were based […]

IFC Supports Large-Scale Solar Power Facility in South Africa – March 13, 2015

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, announced in a press release published on March 13, 2015 that “it is providing a ZAR 455 million ($37 million) loan to support a new solar thermal electricity power facility in South Africa’s Northern Cape region, building on a series of pioneering renewable energy investments in the […]