RIAA’s Responsible Investment Benchmark Report New Zealand was released today in partnership with KPMG Australia. The report has brought to light many interesting insights and developments in the impact investment market for 2020.
The report shows that the total disclosed impact investment pool equates to $4.7 billion AUM in 2019. Therefore, impact investing represents 1.6% of responsible investment AUM. This approach has grown more than 13-fold, from $358 million in 2018 to $4.7 billion in 2019 for assets managed by the Responsible Investment Research Universe. Green, Social and Sustainability (GSS) Bonds account for 88% of products using this approach.
RIAA estimates the growth in impact investing ex-bonds is 261%, from $158 million to $570 million in 2019.
Click the link on the post to read the full report.