ESG and Impact Investing has typically been biased towards liquid asset classes such as equities and bonds. However, the rising attractiveness of alternative asset classes for long-term asset owners and the increasing need to make positive social and environmental without compromising financial performance has brought sustainable investing, particularly, ESG and Impact Investing to prominence in the alternative asset management industry.
However, alternative investors looking to allocate to ESG and impact investing still have a limited range of products and portfolio solutions to meet their needs. As well as lack of a more consistent way of defining, measuring and reporting on ESG and impact outcomes.
Themed 'Delivering risk-adjusted return and sustainable impact', the 'ESG & Impact Investing In Africa Alternatives' brings together asset owners, asset consultants, fund managers and industry stakeholders to examine how to get the best risk-adjusted returns and diversification from alternatives and private markets investments in Africa while achieving measurable impact?