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New Managers February 2020

BULLETIN: Carbon Cap's World Carbon Fund wins Amsterdam AIF Factor prize, Proxy Renewable Long / Short Energy Fund outperforms, more than doubles AUM in 2019


GoImpact to launch Singapore's first VCC ESG Fund GoImpact announced plans to launch the "GOIMPACT CAPITAL (SINGAPORE) VCC". The Fund will be established under Singapore's recently launched Variable Capital Companies (VCC) Act as part of the Monetary Authority of Singapore's (MAS) VCC pilot program. It is intended to be a Singapore domiciled, openended fund with monthly liquidity, investing in a carefully curated and concentrated portfolio of primarily Asian listed companies that meet the strict definition of GoImpact's proprietary screening. GoImpact operates an ecosystem developed to connect the dots and provide action enablers built around 3 key pillars - GoLearn (education); GoNetwork (structured advocacy); GoInvest (deal flow platform for sustainable investments) all designed to accelerate the Sustainable Development agenda from intention to implementation. The Fund and its subsequent portfolio groups the United Nations Development Programme's 17

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into 5 areas of focus - Climate, Education, Health, Inclusion and Biodiversity. The Fund will target "net positive" ESG corporates that deliver good returns and is based on a tested and proven proprietary ESG framework. GoImpact's well-recognized knowledge in Sustainable Investing, strengthened by un-matched Partnerships (e.g. UNDP, Temasek Foundation, Financial Times, etc.,) are anchoring building blocks for this high-concentration, high-conviction Asian focused Impact Investment Fund. The Fund will apply the globally recognized, market tested Nordic ESG/Sustainable investment experience, leveraged to develop the proprietary framework that is used to map out the investment universe and subsequent asset allocation. The core team at GoImpact includes Helene Li - a seasoned banker and Top 2 global Sustainable Finance influencer, Top 10 influencer of FinTech & Impact and Co-Founder of GoImpact; Clarence T'ao, Former CEO......................

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