An increasing number of investment funds and managers are using the Mauritius platform as the gateway for Impact and Sustainable Funds. This is not surprising as more than six hundred investment funds with a focus in Africa have chosen Mauritius to structure their operations. Establishing Mauritius as the leading financial hub for investment in Asia and Africa.
Also in partnership with IIX Impact Institute, and as part of its strategy to ensure that the capital markets actively provide the infrastructure and systems that will bring Impact Issuers and Impact Investors together from across the globe; the Stock Exchange of Mauritius (SEM) launched Impact Exchange in June 2013 - the world’s first Social Stock Exchange dedicated to connecting impact enterprises with capital that reflects values.
This puts Mauritius ahead of some of Africa's bigger economies, however, to mainstream the culture of impact investing policymakers must work in collaboration with impact entrepreneurs, investors, managers and enablers to create, realise and sustain impact ecosystems.
Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel, Caudan Waterfront, Port Louis, Mauritius
Investing Impact Capital is a content-led ecosystem committed to addressing the key issues facing emerging and frontier markets asset owners, asset consultants and investment managers with the appetite to allocate capital to traditional and alternative asset classes that deliver sustainable impact without compromising financial performance. It is an industry-led initiative and a unique platform for leaders in emerging and frontier markets' sustainable investment space to educate their target audience with content and thought leadership, promote their brand, communicate innovation in products and portfolios that enable institutional investors to invest for impact