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We all want a fairer, more sustainable ‘new normal’. How do we pay for it?

We all want a fairer, more sustainable ‘new normal’. How do we pay for it?

We all want to see a fairer, more sustainable future emerge from the COVID-19 crisis. In this situation, private investors have a historic opportunity to make a real difference.

How can we help them achieve the highest possible social and environmental impacts? In this KOIS opinion piece, we bring forward Innovative Finance responses to some of our world’s most pressing challenges.

Healthcare in a post-COVID-19 world: investable models

COVID-19 will leave a significant imprint on how healthcare is funded and financed, provided and consumed. In this article, we explore the potential investable models in a post-COVID-19 healthcare system and highlight six models as well as the role of government. We also confine ourselves to the South Asian healthcare ecosystem, and specifically India.

CNBC: Op-ed: Two-thirds of our team is autistic. That’s helping us survive the coronavirus

Auticon was the first company in Germany to employ people diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome as IT consultants. Today, they are present all over the world, including the US, and their employees’ particularity is what helps them survive the coronavirus crisis.

KOIS invested in Auticon in 2012, when it had only 7 consultants. Today, we’re happy to see that companies such as Auticon, with a dual objective of profit and impact, are able to keep having an impact during the COVID-19 crisis.

Discover our 2019 Impact Report

Discover our 2019 Impact Report

In 2020, we came out with the second edition of our impact report. Since our first investment in 2010, we have focused on creating a positive measurable societal & environmental impact, as well as delivering attractive returns for our investors.

Discover how we managed to serve this dual impact-profit objective in our 2019 Impact Report.

COVID-19 and the role for private capital

COVID-19 and the role for private capital

These are unprecedented times. The COVID19 situation is replete with uncertainty over how it will evolve, even over the next few weeks. Last week, we spoke to several actors to understand their response to the pandemic and the role for private capital amidst this crisis.

KOIS’ first Impact Report

KOIS’ first Impact Report

In 2017, we came out with our first ever Impact report. In this first edition, we describe our current projects and investments, in a clear impact perspective.