“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 […]

Online Directory of Chinese CSR Reports Launched – Globethics.net and SynTao – February 26, 2016

On February 26, 2016 Globethics.net and the Beijing-based sustainability consultancy SynTao announced the launch of an English-language online directory of Chinese CSR reports.  The directory contains 6,000 CSR reports of Chinese companies – listed and unlisted. According to a press release issued by GLobalethics.net, “(t)he English version of the CSR Directory was made possible thanks […]