Happy birthday IMPACTIN! 2 years ago, we launched our venture in a field, Impact Finance, whose concept had barely emerged at the time, and was usually confused with, or assimilated to impact investing. We were used to call it ESG impact to differenciate our approach with traditional ESG rating approaches. During these last two yearsContinue reading “2 years in Impact Finance”
Category Archives: impact finance
Impact Finance: a (good) definition
The last week has seen a vey important event for the future of Sustainable Finance: a clear definition of Impact Finance has been proposed by Finance For Tomorrow, as a first output of their work on the Impact Finance Marketplace initiative, launched in March 2021. Definition of Impact Finance An english version of the frenchContinue reading “Impact Finance: a (good) definition”
All that glitters is not Green
Are you greenwashing by overstating the ESG impact of your funds ? And maybe, in the process, did you fire your not-so-cooperative Sustainability Officer ? Then, probably, and after DWS—suspected by US authorities—, the regulator is coming for you. The Wall Street journal reported last week that the U.S. authorities are investigating DWS Group. TheContinue reading “All that glitters is not Green”
Are IMPACTIN ESG Impact Rating solutions on your radar?
Well… if it is not already the case, we will be there soon: we are delighted to announce that we are now listed in Radar, the new RegTech and RiskTech Marketplace developped by RegTech Associates. More details on our ESG solutions and product information should be available soon, stay tuned! Credit: Photo by Andrés DallimontiContinue reading “Are IMPACTIN ESG Impact Rating solutions on your radar?”
KICKSTART 2021: IMPACTIN enters the Final Selection round!
We are thrilled to announce that we will be participating in the KICKSTART Final Selection pitching session, among 27 other startups from 10 countries! KICKSTART is an ecosystem innovation platform—and one of the largest European of this kind. It bridges the gap between startups, corporations, cities, foundations and universities to accelerate partnerships and deep techContinue reading “KICKSTART 2021: IMPACTIN enters the Final Selection round!”
Join IMPACT CONNECT digital event on April 23rd for a matchmaking with IMPACTIN
Are you a sustainability manager, impact or venture capital investor, or interested in finding innovative solutions for Sustainable Finance or Regulatory Technology? Then you should freely register and join us for the IMPACT CONNECT | Matchmaking Day event on April 23rd, afternoon, with other GreenTech / Impact start-ups. The IMPACT CONNECT | Matchmaking Day isContinue reading “Join IMPACT CONNECT digital event on April 23rd for a matchmaking with IMPACTIN”
5 key points of France’s pioneering position in impact finance
Last Thursday, March 25, 2021, was held an event that—hopefully—inaugurates the positioning of France as a pioneer in scaling Impact Finance. Entitled “Impact finance: fad or fundamental trend of sustainable finance?“, the event brought together around Bruno Le Maire—the French Minister of Economy, Finance and Recovery—leading players in this topic of major importance for theContinue reading “5 key points of France’s pioneering position in impact finance”
Les 5 points clés du positionnement de la France en pionnier de la finance à impact
Jeudi dernier, le 25 mars 2021, s’est tenu un évènement qui inaugure, espérons-le, le positionnement de la France comme pionnier du passage à l’échelle de la Finance à Impact. En effet, l’évènement « La finance à impact : effet de mode ou tendance de fond de la finance durable ? » regroupait à Bercy autourContinue reading “Les 5 points clés du positionnement de la France en pionnier de la finance à impact”
Taxonomy vs. Greenwashing: 14 key takeaways on EU webinars
Did you miss last week the 2-days of webinars on the EU Taxonomy for Green Finance organized by the European Commission the 24 and 26 of February ? Don’t let it bother you: we prepared 14 key takeaways! Webinars on EU Taxonomy: Agenda With the 800 printed pages of EU taxonomy, 1 kg. of pop-corn,Continue reading “Taxonomy vs. Greenwashing: 14 key takeaways on EU webinars”
Positive Impact Iceberg Model: Why you probably overlooked 90% of your company or positive impact portfolio
The “Positive Impact” thinking has been making the buzz for a while now, but the approach is often mixed up with the more restrictive notion of “Positive Social Impact”, or limited to the direct impact linked to a company “Business Model”, and, by doing so, it misses 90% of a company impact—and, incidentally, of aContinue reading “Positive Impact Iceberg Model: Why you probably overlooked 90% of your company or positive impact portfolio”
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