NEWS PRESS RELEASES EVENTS Webinar: How to Navigate and Grow Your Business in Times of Crisis The COVID-19 pandemic has gripped our world and potentially our livelihoods, from personal health to business growth. To support you in navigating and even growing your business through these turbulent times, join IIX’s upcoming webinar on 26 March 2020, 2.00 PM SGT (Singapore time). Hear from two global entrepreneurs and innovators—social entrepreneur and IIX Founder Durreen Shahnaz; and PropertyGuru co-founder and impact investor Steve Melhuish—have a conversation on how to navigate a business during an economic crisis, how to stay nimble and adapt to rapidly changing environment, and using key financial and social impact considerations to weather the downturn. Impact Chat: Building the New Impact Economy: The Role of Private Sector Practitioners With Impact Investing in Asia set to surpass US$100B in the next few years, how can private sector practitioners – from legal experts to like-minded specialists – catalyze the industry and strengthen the investment process? IIX and Enterprise Singapore invite you to attend a panel discussion on Building the New Impact Economy in Asia to learn about impact investing, financial instruments that are unlocking capital at scale and in new ways, and the role that private sector practitioners play across the spectrum and life of an investment. Webinar: Capturing Asia's Billion-Dollar Impact Investing Opportunity Asia is becoming an impact investing powerhouse, representing both the world’s fastest growing population of super wealthy and some of the world’s most challenging social and environmental problems. In South and Southeast Asia alone, impact investing is on track to surpass $100B in the next couple of years. Yet this growth is not uniform, with diverse markets presenting unique investment opportunities. Join us for a webinar to learn about the opportunities emerging in Asia’s impact investing landscape, the latest trends in investor behaviour, and exciting developments in innovative finance. READ MORE Impact Chat: Investing in Inclusion As investors worldwide increasingly align portfolios to address the SDGs, how can impact investing best channel capital towards enterprises that impact underserved communities? IIX and Business Angel Network of Southeast Asia (BANSEA) invite you to an Impact Chat on examining the benefits of impact investing, celebrating its success stories, and exploring how private sector actors—angel and impact investors, specialists, and corporates—can play a role in supporting women-focused investment opportunities. Women, Peace and Parity: Using Finance as a Tool for Progress Around the world, innovative finance is becoming a crucial tool for building a better future – one that is more inclusive, just, and sustainable. In San Francisco, we held a discussion with pioneers across business, finance, development and public policy that are innovating new solutions to age-old problems including empowering women, achieving gender equality, and promoting inclusion. Read the opening speech Women's Health Matters: Closing Gender Gaps in Health Care through Innovative Finance In the United States, awareness of the obstacles women encounter in their daily lives has brought unprecedented opportunities to enact rapid change. Nowhere is this change needed most than in women’s health, where pregnancy related mortality is on the rise and cancer is among the leading causes of death among women. Join us for a live discussion to explore how innovative finance can catalyze solutions to some of our toughest challenges in women’s health today. IIX Workshop IIX invites you to our workshop on Innovations in Fundraising for Impact Enterprises, in partnership with Toteboard. This workshop will walk you through the journey of creating the first-of-its-kind Women’s Livelihood Bond and help you explore new avenues of raising capital for impact. We invite all non-profits, social enterprises and other professionals to attend and re-think the way we fundraise for impact today. Investor Meet-and-Greet Kick off the AVPN Conference week with IIX at our Investor Meet-and-Greet! This is a unique opportunity that not only allows you to interact with an Impact Enterprise promoting environmental sustainability (PT Green Enterprises Indonesia), but also to hear from executives of the IIX Growth Fund and Impact Partners about their experience making high-impact investments across sectors in Asia. *This event is open to accredited investors only* Impact Chats IIX’s Impact Chats are quarterly-held community events which gather professionals to discuss issues relating to women, disadvantaged communities, the environment and the innovative solutions around such issues. It is an opportunity to hear from expert panelists in the field, mingle with like-minded individuals and share your diverse perspectives on current and pressing issues. Impact Forum Impact Forum gathers the brightest minds in the impact investing sector, bringing together global leaders, stakeholders and influencers to exchange ideas, strengthen social finance, and collaborate for greater impact in their communities. Since 2011, we have connected investors, entrepreneurs, foundations and beneficiaries to share insights on impact investing for sustainable solutions to global challenges.