Aruwa Capital recognised by ImpactAssets: IA50 Emerging Impact Manager 2024

On the 12th of March 2024, ImpactAssets, the impact investing trailblazer with a decade-plus track record of mobilising capital for good, released the ImpactAssets 50™️ (IA 50)2024 , which coincides with their 13th anniversary celebration. The list is a free publicly available, searchable database of impact investment fund managers globally. We are thrilled to have made the list, which is composed of 155 global impact fund managers selected from an unprecedented 343 applications, a submission volume that is 15% higher than last year. This growth signals increased interest in the IA 50, alongside expansion and maturation of the impact investing industry at large. The increasing traction also points to a broader shift that embraces impact investing’s critical role in shaping a sustainable future.


Aruwa Capital is proud to be represented on a list that showcases deeply experienced pioneers globally who have consistently maintained a focus on impactful investments and a commitment to driving social and environmental progress. Aruwa Capital’s inclusion is a testament to our track record in alignment with key Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including No Poverty, Gender Equality, Reduced Inequality, and Decent Work and Economic Growth, as evidenced in our recently released Impact Report for 2023.

Our recognition also underscores our dedication to supporting traditionally marginalized groups, overlooked entrepreneurs and underserved communities. This commitment is reflected in our gender lens investment strategy, which aims to invest in women and foster inclusive economic growth across Africa. We are proud to continue to leverage our capital to showcase the intersectionality between social impact and financial returns. 79% of IA 50 managers are meeting or exceeding their financial return targets, the data underscores the effectiveness of impact investing in driving positive change while delivering strong financial performance.

Please read the Aruwa IA 5O showcase here- ImpactAssets50: Aruwa Capital Management.

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to our partners, investors, and community for their unwavering support on our journey. This recognition on the IA 50 list is not just an accolade for us; it’s a testament to the great things that can happen when people are united for a common cause. Together, we are driving positive change, shaping a more sustainable future, and making impactful investments that benefit both society and the environment whilst generating strong financial returns.

We look forward to continuing this journey with our stakeholders and creating even greater impact in the years to come.

About the Impact Assets 50

The IA 50 is the first publicly available database that provides a gateway into the world of impact investing for investors and their financial advisors, offering an easy way to identify experienced impact investment firms and explore the landscape of potential investment options. The IA 50 is intended to illustrate the breadth of impact investment fund managers operating today, though it is not a comprehensive list. Firms have been selected to demonstrate a wide range of impact investing activities across geographies, sectors and asset classes.

Additional details on the selection process are available here.