Seeking to generate measurable and concrete outcomes that make a difference.
At Amundi, we believe that Impact Investing is a key pillar of Responsible Investing. Impact investing consists of taking investment decisions that have a clear objective to deliver a benefit to society, while seeking to generate measurable and concrete outcomes.
As one of Europe’s largest asset managers, we are fundamentally aware of our responsibilities towards the environment and society. We believe that Impact Investing is one way we can make a real difference.
Impact Investing solutions should bring together three main characteristics:
The investment’s intention is to contribute to the generation of a measurable social or environmental benefit i.e. What specific impact goal(s) did the investment set out to accomplish?
The positive impact that may not have otherwise occurred without this specific investment i.e. What happens if the asset was not financed by this investment?
The process of measuring the social and/or environmental impact of the investments i.e. How is impact of and progress towards the goal(s) measured?
Where can Impact Investing make a difference?
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1 CPR Education Annual Impact Report 2020.
2 Amundi Responsible Investing Impact Green Bond factsheet, as at 28 February 2022.
3 https://www.wfp.org/stories/5-facts-about-food-waste-and-hunger - The world food programme, June 2020.
4 Amundi, Biodiversity : It’s Time to Protect Our Only Home - N°1 It is time to sound the alarm on biodiversity, 7 December 2022.
5 Amundi, Biodiversity : It’s Time to Protect Our Only Home - N°2 Addressing Biodiversity Loss: A Call to Action. 7 December 2022.
6 https://www.iea.org/reports/financing-clean-energy-transitions-in-emerging-and-developing-economies/executive-summary, as at June 2021.
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Date of first use: 15 March 2023
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