Archive for March, 2018

Asia emerges as a strong market for impact investing — Born2Invest

Asia is emerging as a big contributor to the global impact investing scene thanks mostly to its growing youth population.

“There’s appetite there, it’s just a question of how to tap that demand,” said Robert Kraybill. According to Financial Times, Kraybill, the Impact Investment Exchange managing director, is targeting a $100 million goal through a fundraising at the second Women’s Livelihood Bond, which will take place in the latter part of 2018.

The first Women’s Livelihood Bond occurred last year and saw one of Asia’s biggest banks, namely Singapore’s DBS, take a 60 percent purchase on the $8 million bonds offered. Read More.

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Young Asians pursue impact investing that makes profit at home — Financial Times

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