Why impact private equity

Why we believe in impact private equity from an investment perspective

  • Major investment needs and opportunity to contribute: To deliver on the United Nation’s Agenda 2030 and the 17 SDGs, annual investments in the range of  US$5-7 trillion are required. Significant opportunity for investors to support the global sustainability agenda by deploying capital to high-impact private market investments.

  • Sustainability in lifestyle decisions: Consumers are increasingly seeking ways to actively enhance sustainability through lifestyle decisions in relation to diet, transport, recycling, water consumption, etc. Pension savers and investors, increasingly want to incorporate sustainability in their decisions.

  • New rules and regulations: Since September 2015, when the SDGs were adopted by world leaders at an historic UN Summit, countries across the world have mobilized by developing and enforcing new rules and regulations, forming part of each government's action plan for the 2030 Agenda.

  • Sustainable investments have generated superior returns. Triple A  companies have outperformed triple C companies by about 5% per annum since 2012. The chart to the right shows further details.