The Sanlam Investments Sustainable Infrastructure Fund has launched with commitments of R500 million (about $35 million). The fund plans to invest in South African projects that drive economic growth, market development and job growth, with an emphasis on environmental sustainability. Stable, inflation-beating returns will be delivered to investors over the long term via an easy-to-access fund structure.

Sanlam Investments is aiming to attract R5 billion (about $348 million) investment...