Delegates of the Impact Forum talk about their experience at the Forum and how they think the space is moving in Asia.
SINGAPORE : A growing variety of funding options are now available to social enterprises.
In Singapore, these businesses with social missions are now getting easier access to bank loans with preferential rates and other funding options.
Since starting four years ago, Singapore-based Adrenalin Events and Education has been committed to employing the disadvantaged.
About 30 per cent of the the firm’s staff either have physical challenges or are youths from disadvantaged social backgrounds.
The social enterprise has been on the lookout for funding options to balance its social mission and grow its business.
June 26, 2012 – Channel News Asia Singapore: Investing with a social cause has caught on in Asia. Read more here.
June 25, 2012 – Business Times interview at Impact Forum 2012. Read the full article here.
IIX and our Managing Director Robert Kraybill were featured in an article about social stock exchanges in Inside Investor Relations this weekend:
“Social stock exchanges can make the world a better place, which goes back to what I thought capital markets should be doing all along,’ says Kraybill, managing director of Impact Investment Exchange Asia (IIX).”
Read the full article here and keep an eye out for the print edition due in February.