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“Morningstar Launches 27 Indexes to Meet ESG Investing Appetite” – ThinkAdvisor – October 4, 2016

On October 4, 2016 ThinkAdvisor reported that Morninstar has launched a series of 27 indices that match high performance on sustainability indicators with risk/return ratios similar to the broader investment universe.  The indices cover single counties as well as  developed, emerging and regional markets. According to the article, “(t)he index series builds on the research […]

“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 […]