At Affirmative Investment Management, we mobilise mainstream capital to address the major challenges the world faces. We manage fixed income portfolios that generate positive environmental and social impact, without compromising financial returns.
What makes us different?
We have a broader mission than traditional asset managers. We invest for impact. We have an experienced team, which is solely focused on investing in, and expanding, the impact bond market with a rigorous approach to building impact bond portfolios and generating returns.
AIM in numbers
year of launch
in assets under management¹
projects supported by impact bonds in our portfolios²
UN Sustainable Development Goals supported²
male:female ratio across the firm¹
- As of 31 December 2020.
- As of 2019. Source: AIM 2019 Impact Reports.
Impact in action
Click along the wheel to get a snapshot
of the impact we generate
in our portfolio⁴
GHG emissions avoided
Equivalent to charging 7.3bn
smartphones for use
for a day
⁴ As of 2019. Source: LO Funds – Global Climate Bond 2019 Impact Report.
How we think
We are committed to innovative research in impact investing. Here is our latest thinking.
Since the inception of the green bond market there has been a debate around the concept of a green bond yield discount, or ‘greenium’. Jonny Giles from our Portfolio Management team takes a look at what the latest research suggests and what this means for those looking to invest in impact bonds.