Episode #55 Jacco Minnaar – How to Create Returns While Investing with Impact

Jacco Minnaar is the Chair of the Management Board and Managing Director of Triodos Investment Management, a globally active, multi-billion Dollar Impact investor. 

Jacco has 25 years of experience in the financial and investment industry. Prior to his current position as Chair, he served Triodos across various positions including Director of Energy and Climate, Fund Manager of Triodos Fair Share Fund, and Regional Manager of Africa and Latin America. Before joining Triodos in 2006, he managed the Financial Markets Development Program of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in the Mekong region. Jacco holds a Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering and Management Science and is a CFA charter holder.

Jacco explains to us what is Impact Investing and why it is important, how you can differentiate yourself as an Impact Investor. We debunk myths about impact investing and lagging returns by looking at the performance drivers of sustainable investments. We also speak about Triodos’ investment process, the areas they invest in, and how they choose their portfolio companies and strategies. 

Links

https://www.linkedin.com/in/jaccominnaar/

https://www.triodos-im.com/

https://www.ifc.org/wps/wcm/connect/corp_ext_content/ifc_external_corporate_site/home

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