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SHE IS MORE Youth Art Competition Winners

KNOW ABOUT THE WINNERS!

At the beginning of last year, we received 250+ pieces of artwork from all of you across 25 countries and that is just what SHE IS MORE is about (celebrating women and inclusivity through art)

We value the hard work and commitment the youth has put into creating these wonderful pieces of art. Don’t worry, your wait is over as the winners are being announced during our SHE IS MORE Online Charity Auction which is now LIVE.

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Singapore-based IIX’s Women’s Livelihood Bonds, for example, aim to improve livelihoods for women farmers in Asia and their ability to weather climate shocks – Impact Alpha

  • Singapore-based IIX’s Women’s Livelihood Bonds, for example, aim to improve livelihoods for women farmers in Asia and their ability to weather climate shocks. VisionFund International raised capital with a “kangaroo bond” in Australia to help women entrepreneurs and farmers secure micro-loans and climate insurance. In Amman, Jordan, Amam Ventures sees environmental impact in its pipeline of women-led businesses. “Women think about society as a whole,” Amam’s Fida Taher tells ImpactAlpha. “They know that what they’re doing has an impact, so when they measure their financial returns, they’re also measuring their impact on the environment and society. READ MORE

How leaders can harness the power of finance and technology for social good – World Economic Forum

The COVID-19 pandemic has undone progress made on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Yet, social innovation during this time is accelerating our ability to transform the way that businesses create value for society in the future. A new imperative around inclusive growth is emerging.

International private-sector investment in developing economies fell by 30% in 2020, with the poorest countries left grappling with pre-2015 levels of SDG investment activity.

With a highly uncertain outlook for the SDGs, the world is facing a watershed moment on how to rebuild a future that works for the 99%. READ MORE

Press Releases

UN Supports IIX In Accelerating Its Women’s Livelihood Bond Series – ESCAP

The Impact Investment Exchange (IIX) has successfully closed its US$27.7 million Women’s Livelihood Bond TM 3 (WLB3), the third bond in the award-winning Women’s Livelihood Bond TM Series. Advancing 13 Sustainable Development Goals, the WLB3 complies with the International Capital Markets Association Social Bond Principles and will support 180,000 underserved women and women entrepreneurs in the Asia-Pacific region to respond, recover from, and to build resilience in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. READ MORE

IIX Accelerates Gender Bond Issuances with Pricing of Women’s Livelihood Bond 3

December 7, 2020 – SINGAPORE – Impact Investment Exchange (IIX) has successfully priced the US$27.7 million Women’s Livelihood BondTM 3 (WLB3), the third bond in the award-winning Women’s Livelihood BondTM Series (WLB Series). Advancing a total of 13 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the WLB3 complies with the International Capital Markets Association (ICMA) Social Bond Principles and will support 180,000 underserved women and women entrepreneurs in the Asia Pacific region to respond, to recover from, and to build resilience in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. The WLB3 is also the maiden investment of IIX’s Women’s Catalyst Fund, a next generation gender lens vehicle designed to accelerate innovative financial instruments for women.

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Impact Investment Exchange (IIX) launches IIX Values™ – the world’s first impact verification solution for every organization

SINGAPORE, 25 September 2020 – IIX, a global leader in innovative finance and sustainable investing — is building on a decade of experience in impact measurement to launch IIX Values— the world’s first impact verification solution for every type of organization, whether they are for-profit or non-profit, social enterprise, funds or corporations. Grounded in over 60,000 data points from more than 360 companies working across 46 countries, the impact verification solution will not only identify, measure, and verify the value created by every company, it will also give customers the power to verify the positive impacts brought about in their lives.

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