Impact investing


STUART THEOBALD: The problem with sustaining sustainability

August 24, 2020

Considering the social impact of investments with risk and return might not always be the best idea.

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Sovereign social bond proposal paper

May 21, 2020

Intellidex’s head of capital markets research, Peter Attard Montalto, and executive chair Stuart Theobald, in collaboration with the Covid19 Economy Group, propose that government should issue a...

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Member activism could lead to pension funds investing for impact

November 21, 2019

The core challenge is shifting the mindset of pension fund managers from focusing only on the traditional risk-return nexus to a risk-return-impact paradigm. Understandably, pension fund managers are...

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Impact investing in financial services

April 26, 2019

Last week FNB announced that it was transforming from being just a bank into a “diversified financial services company”. This did not come as surprise. It follows Discovery’s move into banking....

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Impact investing can support development objectives in SA, but it won’t be plain sailing

April 15, 2019

Why invest only for financial gain, when your investment can also have positive social consequences? The idea that our investments can do good in the world, rather than just serve our narrow financial...

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