Archive for August, 2020

IIX Foundation partners with Green Cross to bring women to the forefront of climate action

August 18, 2020 – SINGAPORE AND PANAMA –  IIX Foundation (IIX), a registered 501(c)3 organization dedicated to building a more inclusive world, has partnered with Green Cross (GC), a global non-governmental organization addressing the combined challenges of environmental security, poverty and environmental degradation, to bring women to the forefront of climate action.

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The top FT stories read by the legal world in the pandemic – Financial Times

The FT’s Shanghai correspondent Thomas Hale looked at the women’s livelihood bonds issued by Singapore’s Impact Investment Exchange, which presented a rare pro bono opportunity for top US capital markets lawyers. READ MORE

Capital markets lawyers sharpen impact investing skills – Financial Times

As with any bond, the $12m raised at the start of the year by Singapore’s Impact Investment Exchange to support women’s livelihoods across Asia required extensive legal advice. “We could not have done this without the pro bono support,” says Robert Kraybill, chief investment officer at IIX. READ MORE

Can finance be a force for good? – THE PEAK

So, in 2009 at the height of the global financial crisis, Shahnaz set up the Impact Investment Exchange (IIX), the world’s first social stock exchange. The Peak chats with the quinquagenarian trailblazer about impact investing, late-stage capitalism and the She Is More initiative. READ MORE