Archive for April, 2020

Pivoting in the New Norm: IIX COVID-Resilience Webinar Series

The post-coronavirus economy is here to stay – so how do we embrace risk, innovate, and drive social and financial returns in this new era? Based on feedback and demand from hundreds of businesses, IIX has launched the COVID-Resilience Webinar Series to help you pivot to survive in the new norm.

Catch our last episode here, and stay tuned for the next webinar by checking this page for future updates or by signing up to our newsletter here.

IIX COVID-Resilience Toolkit for Businesses

How COVID-resilient is your organization? To help you determine your resilience, we have developed a simple COVID Resilience Tool. Join hundreds of SMEs and businesses across 46 countries in getting immediate tips on how to navigate the coming downturn, and how to improve your results.  Get started here.

Miller Center Crisis Management Resources

This page contains links to resources on business resilience and disaster recovery. As the situation with coronavirus (COVID-19) evolves, Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship stands ready to help social enterprises navigate the significant challenges they are facing. Learn more here.

Next Billion: COVID Resources for Social Impact Sector

At NextBillion, our mission is to deliver actionable information and analysis to serve the development through enterprise space. To advance that goal, we’ve launched this resource page to keep our readers informed about emerging opportunities, trends, events and other developments that can help impact-focused businesses and initiatives weather these challenging are leveraging the power of finance to address the world’s biggest challenges. Learn more here.

GIIN Covid-19 Resources

How are impact investors demonstrating their leadership and taking tangible steps to change the course of this pandemic? GIIN members and strategic partners around the world are leveraging the power of finance to address the world’s biggest challenges. Learn more here.

“Resilience in a Box” disaster planning resources for businesses via the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

The Resilience in a Box program is a collaborative partnership between the UPS Foundation, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the World Economic Forum (WEF), and the Disaster Resistant Business (DRB) Toolkit Workgroup. Learn more here.

Well-being: For the Little Ones

Well-being: Virtual Yoga Classes

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How Capital Markets Can Contain the Coronavirus – Foreign Policy

Durreen Shahnaz, the CEO and founder of the Singapore-based Impact Investment Exchange, highlighted the importance for social bonds to include the perspective of their beneficiaries. For example, the bulk of COVID-19 responses across countries “have been carried out without an eye to its impact on the world’s most vulnerable community—women,” she said. “Yet women are bearing the brunt of the pandemic due to their outsized role at the front lines of health care delivery and at the backbone of their families.” READ MORE

BYLC to host South Asia ‘Youth Resilience Summit 2020’ on Facebook live – The Daily Star

The panel speakers at the Summit include Anshu Gupta, the Ramon Magsaysay Award winning founder and director of the Indian development organisation Goonj; Natasha Garcha, Director of Innovative Finance at Impact Investment Exchange (IIX). READ MORE