Impact investing

/Tag: Impact investing

Investing in the capital-starved sectors of India

2020-03-24T07:26:35+00:00October 12th, 2018|2017/2018, Global Edition – October 2018|

A prominent global development finance institution weighs up channeling commercial investment to underserved Indian states in the North-East and to sectors that can deliver real development impact. Thirty years ago, CDC, the UK’s government-owned development finance institution, made its first major investment in India. Since then, as India’s economy has changed beyond recognition, we have helped to build some of the country’s most important businesses and financial institutions, including Apollo Tyres, UTI Bank (today Axis Bank), IDFC and Glenmark Pharmaceuticals. [...]