Asset manager of the year - mid-size: SAIL Ventures

Asset manager of the year - mid-size: SAIL Ventures

Closing three transactions totalling $50 million the last year, SAIL Ventures (SAIL), the investment advisor to the &Green Fund (&Green), has sought to generate climate positive returns in tropical agri-commodity production.

Award for impact research: Valueco

Award for impact research: Valueco

Valueco's paper on Bias assessment and mitigation for ESG scoring models investigates how to assess and quantify biases when constructing ESG ratings.

Fund of the year - private debt: WaterEquity's Global Access Fund

Fund of the year - private debt: WaterEquity's Global Access Fund

IMPACT awards judges this year praised WaterEquity, calling the asset manager "a great example of the use of private investment and the global capital market to close the financing gap that has to date contributed to the global water and sanitation crisis".

Investment bank of the year: Natixis CIB

Investment bank of the year: Natixis CIB

Natixis Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB) was praised by the IMPACT awards judges for its efforts to integrate environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics within the bank's internal credit processes and IT systems.

NGO/charity/non-profit of the year: Carbon Tracker Initiative

NGO/charity/non-profit of the year: Carbon Tracker Initiative

Not-for-profit think tank Carbon Tracker Initiative researches the impact of climate change on financial markets and IMPACT awards judges have this year praised it as one of the leading climate data NGOs "driving innovation in green finance markets".

Law firm of the year: McDermott Will & Emery

Law firm of the year: McDermott Will & Emery

This award recognises the creation of a $500,000,000 Shariah-compliant global fund, which has been established to address the developmental and humanitarian needs of the millions of forcibly displaced people across the world.

Impact investing platform of the year: Raise Green

Impact investing platform of the year: Raise Green

In its first two years of operations Raise Green has conducted 18 private exempt securities offerings across renewable energy, energy efficiency financing, community solar, electric vehicles, and sustainable manufacturing and production.

Wealth manager of the year: Credit Suisse

Wealth manager of the year: Credit Suisse

Credit Suisse Asset Management has won 'Wealth manager of the year' for its' impact efforts, most notably for its pursuit of 'additionality' and engaging companies on their impact in 'Life below water', or Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14.

Impact initiative of the year - Asia: Silverstrand Capital

Impact initiative of the year - Asia: Silverstrand Capital

This year, Singapore-based impact investor Silverstrand Capital launched the inaugural Biodiversity Accelerator+, a philanthropic initiative with the aim of scaling solutions to protect the biodiversity of Southeast Asia and beyond.