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  1. Sector Brief: Handicraft, Rockefeller Foundation

    IIX Foundation summarizes the five stages in the handicraft value chain as well as various respective Social Enterprise (SE) models and their impact. It also presents the market overview, trends, and growth prospects within the handicraft industry in Southeast Asia.

  2. Sector Brief: Waste Management, Rockefeller Foundation

    IIX Foundation provides a comprehensive understanding of Social Enterprises' (SE) contribution to the waste management industry, as well as their market opportunities and challenges in this space. The waste management hierarchy and the two main SE models that tackle various areas within it are also presented in this paper.

  3. Sector Brief: WASH, Rockefeller Foundation

    IIX Foundation provides a comprehensive overview of the role of Social Enterprises (SEs) in the Water and Sanitation services, highlighting the importance of improving access to improved sanitation and water sources. This brief includes an insight into the Water and Sanitation value chain, where SEs fit within the value chain to make impactful interventions, the innovation that SEs can bring, the market size and growth of the sector, and future trends and challenges that WASH might face.

  4. Burma Responsible Investment & Trade Activity: Investment Ecosystem Assessment, USAID

    The report provides a snapshot of key investment supply and demand-side developments in Burma, including the persisting gaps for investors, SMEs, and underserved communities, in order to provide key recommendations for long-term private sector growth in the market. If you would like to learn more, contact us for further information:advisory@iixglobal.com

  5. The Role of Foundations in Innovative Finance, Sasakawa Peace Foundation

    IIX developed a report mapping 10 innovative finance mechanisms that encourage private capital to invest in social issues, focusing on where foundations can play a catalytic role. Of these, IIX crafted 3 case studies that focused on innovative finance mechanisms operating in India, including the Educate Girls Development Impact Bond, Multi-Originator Securitization and Small Enterprise. If you would like to learn more, contact us for further information:advisory@iixglobal.com

  6. World’s First Listed Gender Lens Impact Investing Security, IIX Women’s Livelihood Bond 1, Matures

    July 6, 2021 – SINGAPORE – Impact Investment Exchange (IIX)’s Women’s Livelihood BondTM 1 (WLB1), the world’s first gender lens and impact investing instrument to…

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  7. Financing the Transition Towards Sustainable Fisheries in Asia, Environmental Defense Fund

    The report focused on the need to mobilize private sector capital to finance the transition from overfishing to smart and sustainable fishing in Asia. IIX conducted a value chain analysis of the systemic gaps and opportunities in 7 target countries and provided an in-depth assessment of key investor preferences, risk appetite, impact goals, etc. and a mapping of potential co-investors and partners. IIX also made recommendations around a set of innovative mechanisms to mobilize supply of and develop demand for capital for sustainable fisheries. If you would like to learn more, contact us for further information:advisory@iixglobal.com

  8. Advancing Sustainable Land Management through Partnerships, UNCCD

    Paper mapping the landscape of enterprises in Indonesia, Zambia, Peru, Australia that contribute to Sustainable Land Management (SLM), including SLM-contributing/integrating enterprises that have capacity building and training of local youth and women.

  9. Social Enterprise Landscape in Myanmar, British Council

    IIX's research aimed to equip the British Council’s Skills for Social Entrepreneurs program to better understand Myanmar’s emerging social enterprise (SE) space, for both “formal” and “informal” SEs, including the regulatory environment, financing environment, key challenges and opportunities. The report examines the current state of “informal” SEs that presently operate as NGOs, associations, cooperatives or private entities that could play a role in growing the Myanmar SE community.

  10. Women’s Livelihood Bond™ Case Study, Tote Board

    This case study commissioned by Tote Board focuses on Impact Investment Exchange’s (IIX) journey of developing the Women’s Livelihood Bond (WLB) – an innovative financial instrument that raised private investment capital for a group of microfinance institutions and impact enterprises to advance sustainable livelihoods for low-income women in Southeast Asia. The case study explores how IIX conceived of the WLB to meet key gaps in the impact investing market and had to be flexible in its design and marketing strategies in response to changing circumstances. The case study also highlights the need for impact investing intermediaries like IIX to collaborate with diverse and committed stakeholders across the public and private sectors to drive innovation for social change.