AlphaMundi SocialAlpha-Bastion Fund Honored as a Best for the World Fund Setting the Standard for Measurement & Evaluation in Impact Investing (Evaluated by Comprehensive GIIRS Rating)

December 6, 2016

 

 

 

It is our pleasure to inform you that today, SocialAlpha-Bastion Fund, managed by ALPHAMUNDI GROUP, was named a Best for the World Fund by B the Change Media, for setting the measurement bar in impact investing, based on its Global Impact Investment Ratings System (GIIRS) Rating. Together with all honorees, we will be featured in the Winter issue of B Magazine and on B the Change Media’s digital platform, bthechange.com, within their impact investing section. Both platforms have a special editorial section dedicated to impact investing.

  

SocialAlpha-Bastion Fund is honored as a Best for the World Fund, which includes investment funds that have completed the rigorous GIIRS Rating, a third-party verification of the fund’s investment impact administered by the independent nonprofit B Lab. This comprehensive, comparable level of impact measurement and evaluation is critical to satisfying the market’s need to compare and measure a fund’s portfolio impact performance. Thus, SocialAlpha-Bastion Fund has demonstrated leadership in the quest to achieve credibility for impact investing across asset classes.


 

 

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About AlphaMundi Group Ltd

AlphaMundi Group is a commercial entity based in Switzerland and exclusively dedicated to Impact Investing: profitable investments that generate substantial net benefits to society.  It was founded in 2007 by a group of partners with extensive experience in the financial industry as well as responsible investments, microfinance and philanthropy.

 

AlphaMundi provides debt and equity financing to scalable social ventures in strategic sustainable human development sectors such as microfinance, affordable education, fair trade agriculture and renewable energy.  AlphaMundi is currently investing out of its impact debt fund, SocialAlpha Investment Fund (SAIF) - Bastion, domiciled in Luxembourg.  AlphaMundi also manages co-investments for SAIF-Bastion investors and third parties.

 

About GIIRS

GIIRS was launched five years ago to meet a core need to scale the impact-focused capital markets - a credible, independent evaluation of the impact of companies and investment funds.  Since its launch, GIIRS has rated over 90 investment funds and 2000 companies.  GIIRS allows investment managers to measure and manage the total impact of their portfolio companies using the B Impact Assessment results and compares their performance against other funds.

 

The 50 GIIRS-rated Best for the World Funds account for more than 3 billion in capital that will be invested in companies across all areas of social and environmental impact.

 

About B the Change Media

B the Change Media, a partnership between B Lab and CEO Bryan Welch, former head of Ogden Publications, began publishing in 2016 in order to inspire and empower others to use business as a force for good. Building on the belief that storytelling is an essential element in this effort to transform society, the organization’s flagship publication, B Magazine, reports on the creative corporate visionaries, pioneering companies, groundbreaking products, and cutting-edge ideas that are reinventing the world through positive business-led social and environmental change. B the Change Media cultivates these and other vital conversations via print, digital, video and live event platforms. The company is headquartered in Lawrence, Kansas, with offices in New York City.

 

For more information, visit www.bcorporation.net.

 

 

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