Gillian Marcelle, PhD is the CEO of Resilience Capital Ventures LLC, a boutique capital advisory practice specializing in blended finance. She has a proven track record in attracting investment to underserved markets (telecoms, renewable energy and regenerative agriculture) and designing architectures that facilitate partnerships.
Transforming Finance to Work for All
Sustainable investment is a ‘first-world’ option
Despite some progress, the work around defining and improving sustainable investment ignores developing markets’ reality. Even in the midst of a global pandemic, sustainable investing is taking a victory lap as funds under management have skyrocketed, with estimates from the Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment showing that sustainable investing assets accounted for $17.1tn — or one in three dollars of total US assets under professional management in 2020.