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  1. IIX Women’s Health Bond

    IIX and IIX Foundation USA believe no women should be denied health access because of financial or social barriers. We are now building on this movement to bring underserved women in the United States to the forefront of financial markets through Women's Health Bond (WHB). This feasibility study developed by Impact Investment Exchange (IIX), in conjunction with Medtronic Foundation, is the first phase of designing an innovative financial mechanism, the WHB, based on a systematic review of key barriers to patient-centred health care, health needs of women in the United States and investment drivers that can help scale up potential solutions. The report will lay the foundation for the second phase of the work, which entails developing a series of Bonds that are equipped to unlock new sources of investment capital to drive forward patient-centered outcomes for underserved women in the United States. The WHB series is expected to unlock US$100 million over a five-year time frame with a goal to impact 2 million women.

  2. IIX Women’s Livelihood Bond™

    IIX’s commitment-to-action to the Clinton Global Initiative, the first ISB, is the Women’s Livelihood Bond (WLB)™, a US$8.5 million debt security designed to unlock capital for Impact Enterprises (IEs) and Microfinance Institutions (MFIs) that are part of the sustainable livelihoods spectrum for underserved women in South-East Asia. This bond is the first tranche under the US$150 million WLB series, a series of debt securities creating sustainable livelihoods for over 3 million women and underserved communities across developing countries. This Blueprint Paper provides an overview of the Women's Livelihood Bond's mechanics by outlining the key steps involved in the bond structuring process. Supported by the Rockefeller Foundation, a visionary catalyst in the impact investing space, this paper will capture the work done by IIX on product, pipeline and partnership development, and bond issuance.

  3. DFC pledges $150 million to guarantee the Women’s Livelihood Bond series – Impact Alpha

    The commitment is part of the U.S. International Development Finance Corp.’s effort to mobilize $1 billion for women’s economic empowerment in Asia and $6 billion globally (see, “With…

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  4. DFC Announces $1 Billion W-GDP 2X Asia Initiative – DFC

    U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) Chief Executive Officer Adam Boehler today announced W-GDP 2X Asia, a commitment to mobilize $1 billion of investment to…

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  5. Singapore’s IIX invests in Centrum Microcredit to support women micro-entrepreneurs. – Impact Alpha

    Impact Investment Exchange invested $5.5 million in the microfinance firm from capital it raised through its Women’s Livelihood Bond series READ MORE

  6. Roadmap for Strengthening Social Entrepreneurship in the Philippines

    The Philippine economy is among the fastest growing in Asia, but that growth has not been inclusive. Social Enterprises have tremendous potential to address the gaps exacerbating poverty and inequality. When properly supported and resources mobilized to achieve greater scale and impact, they are critical vehicles to achieving inclusive growth. Drawing from IIX’s ten years of experience in the Philippines and in the impact investing space, we have partnered with ADB to present a series of recommendations that will enable social enterprises to achieve scale—by leveraging opportunities in sustainable and innovative finance; building partnerships with public and private sectors through blended finance solutions and inclusive business models; and through driving gender equality and women’s empowerment.

  7. Financing the Transition to a Sustainable Ocean Economy

    This paper examines how the next generation of financing mechanisms can support the ocean transition in an inclusive manner and how catalytic funds can be mobilized to finance that transition. It demonstrates the role insurance can play in accelerating the transition and how ocean-related subsidies contribute to or detract from the sustainable ocean economy, recommending approaches to be phased out and new solutions that incentivize sustainable management.

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  9. 6 Trends In Social Enterprise And Impact Investing In 2020 – Forbes

    Impact investors, including family offices, lenders and many others, responded to the pandemic with emergency response programs and new investments. Social impact finance pioneer Impact Investment…

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  10. Women’s Livelihood Bond Helps Women In Asia Pacific Struggling Amid The Pandemic – Forbes

    Building on the track record of its previous two Women’s Livelihood Bonds (WLB), social impact finance pioneer Impact Investment Exchange recently announced its latest in the series,…

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