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Rhiza Capital – investing as a force for good.

Our group of investment funds are directed toward Canadian local and social ventures (also known as Social Purpose Organizations (SPOs)) that generate a positive measurable, beneficial social or environmental impact alongside a financial return.

Our latest investment offering is the Coast Venture Root Three (CVR3) Impact Fund.

Also recently released is the latest iteration of the Impactful Term Deposit, developed by the Sunshine Coast Credit Union.  An investment in this Term Deposit empowers Impactful Lending at the Credit Union. It’s an innovative way to make the most of your money, generating both a financial and social return on your funds. A few of the financial benefits include:

  • ~ 5 Year Redeemable (annually) Escalator Term Deposit
  • ~ RRSP and TFSA eligible
  • ~ Deposits are 100% guaranteed by the Credit Union Deposit Insurance Corporation of BC (CUDIC)
  • ~ Your rate of return increases each year.

 

Our Positive Impact Thesis

Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals requires large scale business and infrastructure solutions, which in turn require an equal magnitude of financing from mainstream commercial and fiduciary institutions.

Rhiza Capital is a financial intermediary acting in direct response to the challenge of financing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  We build Positive Impact (PI) financial products, programs and partnerships that localize the SDGs and connect community to opportunity. Rhiza supports the adoption of a positive impact approach, so Canadians can step up their positive contribution to the economy, society and the environment, and actively participate in bridging the financing gap for sustainable development.

The Positive Impact Initiative (PI) works with banks, investors, corporations and the public sector to foster a new set of private-sector, impact-based solutions to the SDGs.

Rhiza Capital is adopting the PI framework, tools and strategies to localize this global initiative, in Canada. 

 

*Rhiza, Greek in origin, refers to a root structure.  Rhiza Capital is a Certified B Corporation intent on growing local economies and healthy communities by connecting root capital to impact ventures.

Impact investments are those made into companies, organizations, and funds with the intention to generate social and environmental impact alongside a financial return.

 

None of the information on this website is intended as a general solicitation or advertising for offers or sales of securities of Rhiza Capital or its subsidiaries. All prospective investors should consult with their investment advisers or brokers in considering any investment.

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What is the market potential of impact investing?

Impact investing has attracted increasing interest among investors who are allocating more capital to impact investments year-over-year. What does this mean for the social and environmental good that might be funded by impact investing now and in the future?

Growing Impact Market