Union Bancaire Privée launches emerging markets 'impact fund'

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Union Bancaire Privée today announced the launch of its Positive Impact Emerging Equity fund, intended to generate a measurable social and environmental impact alongside a financial return by investing in listed companies in emerging markets. The portfolio will consist of 35-45 high-conviction emerging market stocks across six themes mapped to the UN Sustainable Development Goals: basic needs, health and well-being, inclusive and fair economies, healthy ecosystems, climate stability and sustainable communities. Emphasis will be placed on innovative companies with strong growth potenti...

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Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.