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Professor Durreen Shahnaz receives the 2014 Joseph Wharton Award- Eco-Business

Impact Investment Exchange Asia (IIX) and Impact Investment Shujog (Shujog) are pleased to congratulate our Founder and Chairperson, Professor Durreen Shahnaz, on receiving the 2014 Joseph Wharton Award for Social Impact. Read More.

Durreen Shahnaz gets Joseph Wharton Award-Dhaka Tribune

Founder and Chairperson of Impact Investment Exchange Asia (IIX), and also Impact Investment Shujog (Shujog) Professor Durreen Shahnaz has won the 2014 Joseph Wharton Award for Social Impact.

Impact Investment Exchange Asia launches Impact Accelerator in the Philippines

Impact Investment Exchange Asia (“IIX”) is pleased to announce the launch of its first Impact Accelerator™- an intensive “in-country” acceleration program designed to accelerate early-stage Social Enterprises (“SEs”) that have high potential to create positive social and environmental impact at scale. Read More

IIX announces Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action on Women’s Impact Bond – Eco-Business

Impact Investment Exchange Asia (IIX), a leader in social sector development through impact investing, recently announced its Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action on Women’s Impact Bond (WIB) at the 2014 CGI Annual Meeting. Read More

IIX announces the CGI pledge to promote clean-cook stove

Impact Investment Exchange Asia(IIX) has announced its Clinton Global Initiative(CGI) Commitment to Action on Women’s Impact Bond (WIB) to help organisations concerned scale their clean-cook stove businesses, benefiting people including women from harmful air pollution. Read More

IIX announces Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action on Women’s Impact Bond

Impact Investment Exchange Asia (IIX), a leader in social sector development through impact investing, recently announced its Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action on Women’s Impact Bond (WIB) at the 2014 CGI Annual Meeting.

In Bali, An Entrepreneur Builds An Eco-Friendly Workers’ Paradise

In eastern Bali, where the climate is dry and the soil unforgiving, just about the only trees that thrive are those producing cashew apples. But while the residents depend on their crops for sustenance, perhaps 90% of the processing is done in places like Vietnam and India. Meaning: Most of the money is made elsewhere; the average income is $2 a day. Read More

Breaking the mould in Bali

East Bali Cashews, an innovative partnership in Indonesia, underlines how big business can use its know-how to help social enterprises become financially sound and still deliver on their fundamental goal, says founder Aaron Fishman

Empowering women social entrepreneurs in India

Empowering women social entrepreneurs in India

November, 2013

New ‘Young Women Social Entrepreneurship Development Programme’ in India is to identify women working in social enterprises and train them to become ‘Master Trainers’. Read More.

KKR’s ESG Efforts Go One Step Further

Executives in KKR & Co.’s Singapore and Sydney offices have taken the firm’s environmental, social and governance initiatives one step further, this time outside the portfolio.

KKR teamed up with Impact Investment Exchange Asia (IIX) to help a company called East Bali Cashew develop its business plan, which ultimately resulted in $900,000 million of new financing, according to a release from the firm. The new financing, which did not include capital from KKR, will aid in the construction of a second factory, which in turn will hire 100 new employees.

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