Indosuez Blue Cycle, an innovative investment solution with a solidarity component
Indosuez Wealth Management completes Indosuez Blue Cycle campaign
The investment solution, co-designed with Crédit Agricole CIB, included donations to water and ocean preservation projects
Paris, 15 December 2022 - The Indosuez Blue Cycle investment solution meets the expectations of Indosuez Wealth Management clients who wish to support water and ocean preservation through their investments.
These structured financial products, issued by Crédit Agricole CIB, are based on:
- Green Notes issued by Crédit Agricole CIB in accordance with their green bond principles, offering investors the opportunity to commit to the energy transition and sustainable development;
- Indexation to the performance of an index aiming to invest in companies using water efficient processes, water recycling or alternative water sources.
Indosuez Blue Cycle also includes a solidarity component in the form of a donation corresponding to a percentage of the amount invested by the client, supplemented by Indosuez and Crédit Agricole CIB, to support utility and innovation through the projects of three foundations and associations:
- Plastic Odyssey and its three-year maritime expedition around the world to fight plastic pollution;
- The Oceanographic Institute of Monaco for the observation and preservation of protected marine species in the Mediterranean;
- The Fondation de la Mer, which works to protect endangered species.
As of 15 December 2022, a total donation of over €430,000 has been collected in favour of these three organisations.
Indosuez's commitment to water and the oceans was initiated by CFM Indosuez Wealth Management, the Group's entity in Monaco through its partnership with the Oceanographic Institute. This commitment is now being materialised throughout the Indosuez group. Subscription to Indosuez Blue Cycle was open to clients of Indosuez in France, Monaco, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Belgium, Italy and Spain.
This initiative is part of the Crédit Agricole Group's collective mobilisation for its Societal Project, a programme that focuses particularly on climate protection and biodiversity.
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About Indosuez Wealth Management
Indosuez Wealth Management is the global wealth management brand of the Crédit Agricole Group, the 10th largest bank in the world by balance sheet (The Banker 2022).
Shaped by over 145 years’ experience of supporting families and entrepreneurs from around the world, Indosuez Wealth Management brings its clients a tailored approach that helps them to preserve and develop their wealth consistent with their aspirations. Its teams take a comprehensive view and provide expert advice and exceptional service, offering a wide range of services for the management of both personal and business assets.
Renowned for its combination of a human scale and a truly international reach, Indosuez Wealth Management has nearly 3’000 employees in 10 regions around the world, in Europe (Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg, Monaco, Spain and Switzerland), Asia-Pacific (Hong Kong SAR, New Caledonia and Singapore) and the Middle East (United Arab Emirates)
With €135bn in assets under management (at 31/12/2021), Indosuez Wealth Management is one of the global leaders in Wealth Management.
About Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank (Crédit Agricole CIB)
Crédit Agricole CIB is the corporate and investment banking arm of Credit Agricole Group, the 10th largest banking group worldwide in terms of balance sheet size (The Banker, July 2022). More than 8,900 employees across Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa support the Bank's clients, meeting their financial needs throughout the world. Crédit Agricole CIB offers its large corporate and institutional clients a range of products and services in capital markets activities, investment banking, structured finance, commercial banking and international trade. The Bank is a pioneer in the area of climate finance, and is currently a market leader in this segment with a complete offer for all its clients.
For many years Crédit Agricole CIB has been committed to sustainable development. The Bank was the first French bank to sign the Equator Principles in 2003. It has also been a pioneer in Green Bond markets with the arrangement of public transactions from 2012 for a wide array of issuers (supranational banks, corporates, local authorities, banks) and was one of the co-drafter of Green Bond Principles and of the Social Bond Guidance. Relying on the expertise of a dedicated sustainable banking team and on the strong support of all bankers, Crédit Agricole CIB is one of the most active banks in the Green bonds market.