The Impact Investment Exchange (IIX), a Singapore-based impact enterprise, has closed the world’s first social sustainability bond expected to be listed on the Singapore Exchange. The $8 million Women’s Livelihood Bond is the first in a series of IIX social sustainability bonds. The bond is projected to empower over 385,000 women across Southeast Asia through increased credit access, market linkages, and affordable goods and services, IIX said in a statement yesterday. Read More.