In The Media

IIX Impact Snapshot

Get up-to-date on closed deals, new partnerships and market trends in the impact investing space through IIX’s bi-monthly.

Latest News

OPINION: How Asian investors are saving impact investing from its worst tendencies – Thomson Reuters Foundation

As both the world’s fastest growing population of super wealthy and the home of some of the most challenging social and environmental problems, Asia is emerging as an impact investing powerhouse.

Impact investing– investments intended to create positive social impact alongside financial return – has been growing fast in Asia Pacific.  But in order to appreciate the movement’s rise in Asia, we must move beyond the notion that the region must “catch up” to its western counterparts in purely quantitative terms.  READ MORE

Want to invest responsibly? A new breed of stock exchange aims to help – Reuters

LONDON/NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – From renewable energy companies to social housing funds, investors around the world are increasingly drawn to organizations that offer social or environmental as well as financial returns.

Now, a new breed of market is springing up from Scotland to India to help them identify investment opportunities – and make it easier for organizations that seek to do good to raise funds.  READ MORE

How Japan Airlines Is Pushing For Gender Equality Within and Beyond Its Walls – Singapore Tatler

This Japanese carrier leads the charge in championing the cause by supporting events such as the She Is More Youth Art Competition in March

Japan Airlines (JAL), one of the country’s major flag carriers, showed its support for gender equality in society when it came in as a major partner of the She Is More Youth Art Competition. The inaugural competition, of which Singapore Tatler was an exclusive luxury media partner, was organised by IIX Foundation, the sister entity of global organisation Impact Investment Exchange (IIX)READ MORE

Press Releases

UN Awards Ceremony Celebrates Innovative Climate Solutions

(Madrid, 10 December 2019) – Fifteen game-changing initiatives from more than twenty countries have been celebrated as winners of the prestigious UN Global Climate Action Awards during the UN Climate Change Conference COP25 in Madrid.

The Awards spearheaded by UN Climate Change’s Momentum for Change initiative showcase some of the most practical, scalable and replicable examples of what people across the globe are doing to tackle climate change.

Read more

ATEC* Biodigesters secures US$1.6M Series B with support from the Clean Cooking Alliance and Impact Investment Exchange (IIX) to scale clean energy access in Asia

SINGAPORE AND AUSTRALIA, 27 November 2019 – ATEC* Biodigesters (ATEC*), an Australian social enterprise, has raised US$1.6M in a Series B equity round to roll out the world’s first PAYGO (pay-as-you-go) model for biodigesters as well as to expand its operations from Cambodia to Bangladesh. The funding for ATEC* was secured with support from ATEC’s key partners, the Clean Cooking Alliance and Impact Investment Exchange (IIX). The investment was made by a consortium of investors led by ENGIE Rassembleurs d’Energies and including Fondation Ensemble, the IIX Growth Fund, and Phitrust Asia.

Read more

2019 UN Global Climate Action Award goes to IIX’s Women’s Livelihood Bond(TM) Series

SEPTEMBER 26, 2019 – NEW YORK & SINGAPORE – Impact Investment Exchange (IIX), a global organization dedicated to building a more inclusive world through innovative finance and support for high-impact enterprises, has won the 2019 UN Global Climate Action Award for its Women’s Livelihood BondTM Series (WLB Series). The Award, given by the United Nations Climate Change Secretariat (UNFCCC) in the backdrop of the UN Secretary General’s Climate Summit in New York, recognizes the most innovative, scalable and replicable solutions across the globe that are tackling climate change alongside other Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Read more