About LGT Impact
LGT Impact targets both attractive financial returns and measurable, positive social and/or environmental impact. As a global impact investor we invest in scalable business models and help to build strong companies that provide vulnerable people with access to essential services and products in areas such as education, health, agriculture, energy, and information and communication technologies. Our aim is to improve the quality of life of less advantaged people, contribute to healthy ecosystems and build resilient, inclusive and prosperous communities. To date, we have invested and deployed over USD 100 million into 56 companies and organizations, and reached 5.5 million less advantaged people globally in 2017. LGT Impact is the impact investing arm of LGT – the world’s largest privately owned Private Banking and Asset Management group with USD 180 billion assets under management as of June 30th 2017.
About LGT Venture Philanthropy (VP)
Established in 2007, LGT VP is a global venture philanthropy foundation supporting organizations with outstanding social and environmental impact. Headquartered in Zurich with local teams in Latin America, Africa, India, Southeast Asia, and China, LGT VP is committed to improving the quality of life of disadvantaged people, contributing to healthy ecosystems and building resilient, inclusive and prosperous communities in developing and emerging countries. We focus on the areas of education, health and environment/conservation. LGT VP is looking to scale high-impact organizations through provision of funding, transfer of business and management know-how, and access to relevant networks. To date, LGT VP has funded more than USD 32 million into 39 organizations that have improved the lives of over 2.7 million less advantaged people in 2016.