Globalance Footprint


The Health score of this Portfolio is 50


The Globalance Footprint® shows you the impacts of these assets around the world - individually and at a glance. Our framework is simple and objective. Using nine themes, we assess your contribution to sustainable foundations for economic prosperity, the future viability of society and the preservation of our natural resources.




of this invested capital features an adverse footprint in Health.


of this invested capital features a balanced footprint in Health.


of this invested capital features a positive footprint in Health.

What's at stake

A smoothly functioning healthcare system is a fundamental building block for a sustainable society. Through the world, healthcare schemes are under pressure, either because they can’t assure proper medical care or because the related costs are exploding. The «access to medicine» debate focuses on broadening the range of treatments even for rare diseases. For its part, the food industry is being called upon to provide healthy nourishment and promote wellbeing.

Health Scores of your Assets


Portfolio Footprint Score


Data source: Globalance

Asset Name
Total Footprint
% of portfolio
JD Health International, Inc.100100792.1%
Alibaba Health Information Technology Ltd.100100851.3%
Ping An Healthcare and Technology Company Limited8484790.6%
East Buy Holding Limited8484700.9%
Sunny Optical Technology (Group) Co., Ltd.7373522.5%

Why does it matter

Global Challenges

  • Undersupply of medicines and healthcare facilities

  • Rising direct costs of the healthcare system

  • Higher indirect costs to the economy

  • The spread of rare diseases

  • Recalls of deficient products

  • Health risks

Global Goals

  • Access to affordable healthcare

  • Diversity of therapies and medical technologies even for “orphan” diseases

  • New business models that incorporate differential pricing

  • Safety and quality of medicines

Relevance for Investors

Access to medicine in the developing world is improving, which results in higher life expectancy. Pharmaceutical companies have a direct influence on the speed of this development through pricing and patent policy. Pharmaceutical companies follow an economic agenda along with ethical considerations, when making medicine available to poor population segments. There is a trade-off between making a product available at low cost (and thus low profit) and purely commercial considerations. Growing demand for pharmaceuticals in many countries (led by Brazil, Russia, India and China) is recognized as a major driver for the industry today. Healthier populations are more productive and contribute to economic growth. Companies which make their products available to low-income population segments will profit from brand recognition and trust as developing economies start to grow and can increasingly afford to pay higher prices.

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