Novedades de responsAbility

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    Collaboration agreement to measure energy efficiency

    20.07.2017 A climate fund managed by responsAbility Investments AG has entered into collaboration with the Energy, Climate and Technology branch of the UN Environment. The partners will collaborate on developing country baselines for specific technologies to establish benchmarks for both sustainable energy policies and energy efficiency financing. The strategic partnership will allow responsAbility to obtain first-hand information on the development of sustainable energy policies that boost the demand for green products financed through the climate fund’s partner institutions.

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    Successful energy financing through responsAbility Investments

    17.07.2017 The responsAbility-managed energy fund focused on climate investments in developing countries more than doubled its climate impact in 2016. Alongside monetary benefits, the energy projects financed until the end of 2016 help to reduce CO2 emissions by 8.6 million tonnes over the lifecycle of the installed plants and equipment, double the amount recorded in 2015. At the same time, the funded projects generated more than three times as much renewable energy as in 2015.

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    10–15% growth for global micro and SME finance markets with significant regional differences

    22.11.2016 Zurich — Global micro and SME finance markets are expected to grow by 10-15% next year according to the newly published responsAbility ‘Micro and SME Finance Market Outlook 2017’. The Asia Pacific region remains the principal driver of this trend. In addition to traditional microfinance, SME financing in developing countries is booming.

Market insights

  • 12.07.2017

    Rajeev Kher, CEO and founder of Saraplast 3S, India’s leading provider of portable sanitation services, has won the Impact Entrepreneur of the Year award.

  • 10.07.2017

    M-KOPA: one of the 50 smartest companies in 2017

  • 28.06.2017

    A responsAbility-managed investment vehicle continues to lead the way in ¬financing energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in developing countries.