Mirova among the ImpactAssets 50 for its natural capital activities

Published on 05/11/2020 Awards

For the fourth year in a row, Mirova Natural Capital, the London-based subsidiary of Mirova fully focused on investing in natural capital, is honoured to be among the ImpactAssets 50 (‘IA 50’) list.

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The IA 50, released by ImpactAssets, is a publicly available online database displaying a list of private debt & equity impact investors delivering high social and environmental impact along with financial returns. In their annual showcase of impact investment fund managers, IA 50 selects firms according their ability to demonstrate a wide range of impact investing activities across geographies, sectors and asset classes.

With 500 million dollars of assets under management dedicated to investing directly in natural capital and nature-based solutions and an objective to reach 1 billion dollars under management in 2 years, Mirova has become one of the main players in this field, and in particular in impact investing. It is the London based Mirova Natural Capital who is more specifically 100% committed to this activity and manages funds dedicated to sustainable land management, sustainable ocean management, and conservation projects.

Mirova Natural Capital has been attributed an impact performance of 100% by Impact Assets, that also underlines the fact that impact is tracked and reported to investors.

Impact Assets underlines the following Outcomes of Mirova Natural Capital activity:

Primary Impact Outcomes:

  • Addressing climate change and environmental issues
  • Alleviating poverty
  • Conserving land, ecosystems and natural resources
  • Creating jobs
  • Increasing access to financial services

Secondary Impact Outcomes:

  • Increasing access to education and improving educational outcomes
  • Increasing access to healthcare services and improving health
  • Increasing access to water and sanitation

Value-added Services Offered:

  • Access to markets
  • Business and legal training
  • Health services
  • Other: Technical assistance; Impact measurement

Impact Assets also underlines that investments systematically target companies where social and/or environmental impact is integral to the product/service being created, and that investments systematically include social and environmental sustainability practices in the due diligence process.

Any reference to a ranking and/or an award does not indicate the future performance of the UCITS/AIF or the fund manager. Methodology available at https://www.impactassets.org/publications_insights/impact50
Any investment has risks, including the risk of capital loss.
 
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