The African Investing for Impact Barometer is an annual publication launched by the Bertha Centre in 2013. It provides a snapshot of the growing investing for impact (IFI) market in Africa.
Associate Professor Stephanie Giamporcaro, the academic scholar behind the Barometer, believes that by collecting publicly available information on the industry, and by publishing these findings in a concise manner, the Barometer will help academics, researchers, investment professionals, journalists, civil society and policy-makers to connect investment strategies to the continents needs.
The 2016 and fourth edition of the African Investing for Impact Barometer shows that more than $350 billion is committed to impact investing strategies across nine countries.READ MORE
The third edition of the Barometer has expanded to include Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa and now has a scoring system to measure the quality of IFI strategies.READ MORE
The study is based on website consultations, fund fact sheets and industry association reports. The Barometer surveyed 1 287 funds in total.READ MORE
The launch issue of the Investing for Impact Barometer zooms in on South Africa asset managers who were identified as implementing investing for impact strategies through specific SRI funds,READ MORE
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