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Global Impact Bond Fund

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Delivering real world positive impact alongside financial returns

Sustainable development requires a vast amount of funding per annum, of which there is currently a shortfall.

An estimated $2.1 trillion is needed to achieve the United Nation’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals in emerging market economies by 2030 in the areas of education, health, electricity, roads, water & sanitation, for instance.

To achieve net zero emissions by 2050 requires approximately $4 trillion in clean energy transition-related investment per year. Impact Investing, by mobilising capital towards projects that address these societal challenges, bridges this gap and avails a credible means to advancing a sustainable future in a just and inclusive way.

Making an impact on sustainability

The fund aims to invest in fixed income instruments with demonstrable positive environmental and social impact, while delivering competitive financial returns.

The value of an investment and the income from it can fall as well as rise as a result of market and currency fluctuations, you may not get back the amount you originally invested.

Performance with Principles


EdenTree is the original responsible investment house having launched one of the first ethical equity funds in the UK back in March 1988.

For us, responsible investment is not just a fad, but a long-term dedication to performance with principles.

Investors increasingly want their investment portfolios to make a difference and have a positive impact on society and the environment around them.

At EdenTree we applaud this alignment of investment with values. After all, as pioneers in responsible and sustainable investing, our strategy for over 30 years has been to invest for the long-term to create a better world for tomorrow.

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Fund manager

David Katimbo Mugwanya

David Katimbo-Mugwanya

Head of Fixed Income

David leads on EdenTree’s responsible and sustainable fixed income strategies, including the Sterling Bond Fund, the Short-Dated Bond Fund and co-manages the Global Impact Bond Fund. David joined EdenTree in 2015 and possesses over a decade of investment expertise across sovereigns, corporate debt and money markets.

His previous experience at Epworth Investment Management saw him managing fixed income portfolios via designated mandates as well as bespoke solutions. Along with a BSc. Economics degree from the University of Essex, David is a CFA Charterholder. David is a member of the London Stock Exchange’s Primary Markets Group, an advisory group to the LSE on all matters affecting primary capital markets.

Fund Manager

Michael Sheehan

Michael Sheehan

Fund Manager

Michael joined the EdenTree Fixed Income team in 2021 and is responsible for co-managing the Global Impact Bond Fund. Michael joined from Aberdeen Standard where he assisted in managing European Investment Grade Credit Funds. Prior to that, he has held the roles of Cash & FX Analyst and Consultant Database Manager at the firm having graduated in 2011 with a BA Economics from the University of Reading. Michael is a CFA Charterholder and also holds the Investment Management Certificate (IMC).

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Performance with Principles

Performance with Principles

Performance with Principles

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