In trying to conciliate our aspirations with the harsh reality, BIO is confronted with dilemmas almost every day, especially concerning the environmental, social and governance aspects of investments.
BIO has invested USD 7 M in equity in Agri-Vie II, a specialized food & agribusiness investment fund active in Sub-Sahara Africa. They have invested in Marginpar Group. Mr Richard Fernandes is the CEO of Marginpar Group, formerly Kariki. This is his story.
1,074,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions have been avoided thanks to our investments
98,000 direct jobs are supported through our direct investments, out of which one third held by women.
more than € 168 million in government revenues has been generated by our direct investments