IB Choice

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iB Choice is a curated library of topical publications carefully selected by IB experts. This collection complements the publications database by helping users navigate an abundance of available publications. Each publication highlighted in this collection distills key recommendations, as well as insights into the relevance of the material for inclusive business. Users can search entries by topic, region and country to enable them to find highly targeted and specific information pertinent to their needs and interests. 

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Venture capital firm Village Capital and its partners are supporting early-stage fintech startups in SSA, and this report features its 2018 cohort of 12 startups that are helping farmers, small businesses, cooperatives, and households gain greater and better access to mobile financial services.

Cet État des lieux du marché de l’investissement à impact a été élaboré par l’initiative Principes pour l’investissement responsable (PRI) afin d’aider les entreprises à aller au-delà des traditionnels rapports sur les questions environnementales, sociales et de gouvernance (ESG) en mesurant l’impact sociétal des stratégies et des investissements des entreprises par rapport aux ODD.

This Impact Investing Market Map was developed by the Principles of Responsible Investment (PRI) to help businesses move beyond the traditional environmental, social, and governance (ESG) reporting to measuring societal impact of business strategies and investments according to the SDGs.

Este informe examina el ecosistema de inversión de impacto en el sudeste asiático y la experiencia de dos tipos de inversores presentes en la región: los inversores privados de impacto, como administradores de fondos, filántropos, fundaciones, bancos comerciales y fondos de pensiones; y las instituciones de financiación del desarrollo apoyadas por los gobiernos, como la CFI del Banco Mundial y el Banco Asiático de Desarrollo.

Ce rapport du Global Impact Investing Network et d'Intellecap examine l'écosystème de l'investissement à impact en Asie du Sud-Est et l'expérience de deux types d'investisseurs présents dans la région : les investisseurs privés à impact (IPI) tels que les gestionnaires de fonds, les philanthropes, les fondations, les banques commerciales et les fonds de pension ; et les institutions de financement du développement soutenues par le gouvernement telles que la SFI de la Banque mondiale et la Banque asiatique de développement (BAD).

This report by the Global Impact Investing Network and Intellecap looks into the impact investing ecosystem in Southeast Asia, and the experience of two types of investors present in the region: private impact investors (PIIs) such as fund managers, philanthropists, foundations, commercial banks, and pension funds; and government-supported development finance institutions such as the World Bank’s IFC, and the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

This article summarizes main insights from "Integrating the SDGs into corporate reporting: A practical guide". The publication outlines a process of ‘principled prioritization’ aimed at helping companies to identify and prioritize their SDG targets, take action and report on their progress.

Este estudio pretende describir el estado actual y las tendencias del mercado de inversión de impacto. La inversión de impacto persigue la rentabilidad financiera, además de un impacto social y/o ambiental.

Cette étude a pour but de décrire la situation actuelle et les tendances du marché de l’investissement à impact. En 2018, GIIN a analysé les informations provenant de 229 participants dont le portefeuille combiné d’investissement à impact atteint 228,1 milliards de dollars.

This study aims to depict the current state and trends of the impact investment market. In 2018, GIIN analysed information from 229 participants with a combined impact investment portfolio of 228.1 billion dollars.

According to impact investment chain actors - fund managers, development finance institutions, intermediaries, entrepreneurs, governments, civil society stakeholders, and other experts - there are five crucial factors to improving impact incentives and increasing impact investments that capital providers, fund managers, and businesses/enterprises should focus on:

El comercio inclusivo está atrayendo un interés cada vez mayor en el Foro de Cooperación Económica de Asia y el Pacífico (APEC), ya que sus economías miembros apuntan a un crecimiento más inclusivo y sostenible, y las empresas buscan nuevos modelos comerciales que sean a la vez comercialmente viables y socialmente pertinentes. En el presente artículo se resumen las recomendaciones para que las empresas pasen de la tradicional responsabilidad social empresarial a los negocios inclusivos.

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