Zürich, 23 October 2020 — The Swiss Development Agency for Cooperation and Development (SDC) and the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of Luxemburg, after mobilizing EUR 55m, have selected responsAbility for a 10 year program which will endeavour to enhance the resilience of smallholder farmers in developing countries.
responsAbility and eight investment originators and fund managers in impact investing have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for coordination in response to COVID-19. Together, the signatories have about USD 15 billion of assets under management, invested in more than 80 emerging and frontier markets across Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Middle East, Caucasus, Central Asia and LatinAmerica.
Swiss impact asset manager responsAbility Investments and EDFI ElectriFI today announced their cooperation in the field of climate finance in emerging economies. Under the agreement, EDFI ElectriFI is providing additional first-loss capital for a responsAbility-managed energy debt fund targeting universal access to clean power.
Swiss impact asset manager responsAbility Investments today announced the launch of a USD 3 m Technical Assistance Facility linked to a responsAbility-managed climate finance fund targeting the financing gap in the effort to provide universal access to clean power in developing countries.
Swiss impact asset manager responsAbility Investments appoints Michael Fiebig, who has been responsible for private equity investments at responsAbility for nine years, to the company’s Executive Management.
Swiss impact asset manager responsAbility Investments is part of ImpactAssets 50 2020 (IA 50), a publicly available, online database for impact investors, family offices, financial advisors and institutional investors that features a diversified listing of private capital fund managers that deliver social and environmental impact as well as financial returns.