“Symbiotics and UBS launch a new impact investing fund, with the support of the Swiss government” – Symbiotics – October 4, 2016

On October 4, 2016 Symbiotics announced the successful closing of the SME Finance – Loans for Growth Fund.  According to a press release, it is “a fully subscribed USD 50 million investment product offered by UBS to its impact investor base. The 4-year closed-end structure aims to provide loans to SME finance institutions in emerging and […]

Five Questions about Financial Inclusion – Special Interview with Dr. Ascanio Graziosi, Rome, Italy – August 26, 2016

On occasion, Emerging Markets ESG publishes a special interview with an academic, expert or practitioner about a specific topic with relevance to environmental, social and/or governance (ESG) issues. This month’s interview, the 21st in the special interview series, is about financial inclusion and is with Dr. Ascanio Graziosi, author of the e-book entitled, “Financial Inclusion:  Give […]