IIX’s multi award-winning Women’s Livelihood Bond™ (WLB™) Series is the world’s first gender-lens impact investing security listed on a stock exchange.
By addressing the three dimensions of risk-return-impact, IIX created a new kind of financial instrument that delivers stable returns and sustainable impact to investors. To date, the WLB™ Series has mobilized US$78 million and is empowering over 1 million women across Asia-Pacific.
By addressing the three dimensions of risk-return-impact, IIX created a new kind of financial instrument that delivers stable returns and sustainable impact to investors. To date, the WLB™ Series has mobilized US$48 million and is empowering 815,000 women across Asia-Pacific.
Building on the success of the previous issuances, IIX is looking to issue the fourth bond in the Series – WLB4Climate™. WLB4Climate™ will invest in a multi-country, multi-sector portfolio of sustainable SMEs in Asia that empower women to advance climate action and build back better.
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Transform the Financial System with Gender Equality
MAINSTREAMING GENDER-LENS INVESTING ACROSS THE WORLD
The WLB™ Series has raised over US$78 million from accredited investors across the world. Each Issuance has continued to scale-up in size and has channelled capital into diversified portfolios spanning a range of sectors and continents.
WLB™ SERIES PARTNERS
The WLB™ Series engages a diverse group of partners from across the world including banks, law-firms, donor agencies, foundations, and UN bodies towards the common mission of building gender-equal, green capital markets.
ALIGNMENT WITH THE UNITED NATIONS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDGs)
The WLB™ Series bond issuances advance 14 out of the 17 UN SDGs, recognizing that women empowerment and gender equality are critical to solving the world’s biggest sustainable development challenges. The WLB™ Series is also aligned with the International Capital Markets Association Social Bond Principles (ICMA) and is recognized as a ‘2X Investment’ under the 2X Initiative.