At a conceptual level, RS Group understands its aggregate performance to comprise of financial returns together with positive social and environmental impacts, all of which are “rolled up” into the

With the increasing global attention on SRI and impact investing, there has been a lot of debate and research on whether this style of investment can generate competitive returns against

Philanthropy Performance

Given the challenges of illustrating impact across the portfolio, we came to the decision that it would be most appropriate to illustrate our philanthropic impact on a project by project

The Total Portfolio Management Approach at Work

Under a Total Portfolio Management Approach, “performance” occurs when different segments of the portfolio are managed to generate various types of returns aimed at achieving both financial and impact goals

Advocacy and Knowledge Development

                               Understanding that social change propositions need to be backed up with facts, we have also

Social Ventures Hong Kong (SVhk): Incubating Hong Kong’s Social Innovation Sector

Social Ventures Hong Kong (SVhk)¹ is a “social purpose organization” founded in 2007 to address Hong Kong’s most pressing urban problems through social innovation and entrepreneurship. It employs a unique

Landesa: Securing Access to Land Rights for the Rural Poor

Central to many of the solutions to poverty and confict in the developing world is providing secure legal rights to the land, which the vast majority of the world’s poorest

Incorporating a Climate Change Lens in 2013

In 2013, RS Group added an explicit focus on climate change mitigation and adaptation to its total portfolio. This decision was informed by the growing Divest-Invest movement and by information

Building the Hong Kong Ecosystem

As mentioned in previous sections, soon after embarking on the journey of a Total Portfolio Management Approach, RS Group realized the social enterprise and impact investing “ecosystem” in Hong Kong was