The International Committee of the Red Cross has been at the forefront of the ever-changing humanitarian aid landscape for over 150 years. Its innovative financing models aim to better serve those affected by conflict
British International Investment, the UK’s development finance institution, is funding a bond arranged by Symbiotics. It will provide loans to MSME banks offering green lending to small-scale borrowers in Africa and Asia
Global debt issuance related to all forms of climate and sustainability-related themes, including green, social and transition bonds, rose to nearly $1.1 trillion in 2021, according to the Climate Bonds Initiative
Launched in 2017, the Village Enterprise Development Impact Bond has helped 95,000 East Africans out of poverty during the pandemic, supporting more than 14,000 first-time entrepreneurs in Kenya and Uganda
The launch of the first Sierra Leonean leone synthetic bond, highlights the importance of mobilising international capital into frontier-market currencies, as a tool to reduce the reliance of local borrowers on the dollar
With the impact investing industry maturing and the stakes being raised by the climate crisis, could the sector be set for a wave of consolidation? Andreas Nilsson of Golding Capital Partners believes so.