[Singapore/New York], [September 26, 2023] – Impact Investment Exchange (IIX), a pioneering global leader in the impact investing landscape, and the New York Institute of Finance (NYIF), a renowned institution with a century-long legacy of developing finance professionals under the guidance of leading experts, proudly announce their transformative partnership. This alliance is poised to reshape the future of the financial sector, particularly in emerging markets, while simultaneously advancing global education in impact investing. This collaboration promises to make significant waves in the realms of finance and sustainability.

With IIX’s formidable presence across Asia, the Pacific, and Africa, combined with NYIF’s distinguished reputation in the United States and worldwide, these two esteemed institutions have united forces to leverage their unique strengths. Together, they aim to create a platform that transcends geographical boundaries, thereby democratizing access to impact investing education on a global scale.

“We find ourselves at a pivotal juncture in the realm of impact investing, where our collective expertise can drive positive global change,” stated Prof. Durreen Shahnaz, Founder and CEO of IIX. “This partnership with NYIF underscores our commitment to democratizing nuanced financial literacy and impact investing education. Together, we will empower the next generation of leaders to forge a more sustainable and equitable future.

In the coming year, IIX and NYIF will collaborate to offer three courses, commencing this November:

  1. Impact Investing for Next-Generation Leaders and Family Offices
  2. Capacity Building for Orange Verifiers and Enablers
  3. Virtual Finance Series on Impact Investing

These joint courses represent the dawn of a new era in sustainable finance education.

“At NYIF, our legacy has been built upon the provision of top-tier financial education. Our partnership with IIX allows us to broaden our horizons and provide cutting-edge impact investing courses to our global audience, with a specific focus on the family office sectors of Singapore and Hong Kong,” remarked Mr. Lee Tian, CEO of NYIF.

“Both of our institutions firmly believe that finance can be a force for good, and through this collaboration, we are paving the way for a brighter, more sustainable future in the United States and beyond.”

Singapore, the headquarters of IIX, serves as a strategic hub for private banking in Asia, making it the ideal launchpad for this groundbreaking partnership.

These courses will equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to make informed decisions about impact investing, along with the invaluable opportunity to network with industry professionals. With the training provided by IIX and NYIF, the next generation of impact investors will be armed with the tools to effect meaningful change.

About IIX:
Impact Investment Exchange (IIX) is the pioneer in the impact investing movement and a global leader in sustainability. IIX has transformed the financial system so that women, the environment and underserved communities are finally given a value and a voice in the global market. To date, IIX’s work has spanned 57 countries, unlocked US$295 million of private-sector capital, positively impacted over 159 million direct and household lives, and avoided over 1.83 million tons of carbon. IIX’s numerous awards for its work include the Oslo Business for Peace Award, the P4G State-of-the-art Partnership award, the UN Global Climate Action Award and most recently the Environmental Finance’s Award for Innovation.

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About NYIF:
The New York Institute of Finance (NYIF), founded in 1922 by the New York Stock Exchange, is a leading global educational institution. Over the past century, NYIF has remained at the forefront of designing, developing, and delivering world-class training programs in finance, investments, business, and entrepreneurship management for professionals and executives. NYIF’s extensive portfolio of training and education programs serves a diverse range of participant organizations, including financial institutions, industry associations, corporations, consulting organizations, government agencies, multilateral institutions, universities, and other education providers. Committed to an international talent training philosophy, NYIF continually develops cutting-edge programs aimed at providing practical, ready-to-apply, outcome-oriented skills to professionals worldwide. For more information about NYIF, please visit www.nyif.com.

For more information about NYIF, please visit www.nyif.com

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