The sustainable investor for a changing world

Investing across the rapidly growing water value chain.


Water is a precious resource under tremendous strain. To mitigate the increasing gap between the demand and supply of water, as well as rising concerns over water quality, substantial capital investment is being pumped into companies active in the water domain. In our opinion, this domain is expected to offer long-term growth opportunities, due to these five drivers.

The water domain offers a deep and diverse range of opportunities cutting across:

The various sectors provide exposure to the entire water value chain.

This enables flexible investment allocation, while taking the different economic cycles into consideration.

Fund Highlights

  • BNP Paribas Aqua: An equity fund investing globally in companies active in the rapidly growing water value chain. Access a water universe of approximately 280 companies, worth US$1.5 trillion market capitalisation.4
  • Awarded sustainable investing labels: SRI5 and Febelfin6
Label ISR
Towards sustainability
  • Managed by Impax Asset Management: an award-winning global leader
    With over 20 years’ experience in environmental markets investing and a partner of BNP Paribas Asset Management.4
Principles for Responsible Investment

2020 UNPRI assessment: A+
Strategy and Governance7

Double award winner of UK Queen’s Award
for ‘Enterprise: Sustainable Development

Double award winner of UK Queen’s Award
for ‘Enterprise: Sustainable Development’
(2014 and 2020)8

4. Source: Impax Asset Management, March 2022.
5. Source: SRI Label, March 2022. The “Sustainable and Responsible Investment” (SRI) label is a tool for selecting responsible and sustainable investments, created and supported by the French Ministry of Finance. It also aims to ensure that the management of the fund is based on a solid methodology, with a high degree transparency and quality information. To obtain the SRI label, a fund must meet a set of criteria, divided into six themes. For more information:
6. Source: Febelfin, March 2022. Created by the Belgian federation of the financial sector in 2019, the Febelfin label was designed as a standard or quality standard that all funds claiming to be sustainable, socially responsible, or ethical must respect. It aims to become a market standard, at least for Belgium. For more information:
7. Source: Principles for Responsible Investment, 2020
8. Source: The Queen’s Award Enterprise, April 2020

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