SPECIAL PROJECT ON COVID-19 TESTING

 

AS PART OF OUR COVID-19 RESPONSE, WE WORK WITH MANUFACTURERS AND FINANCIAL PARTNERS TO PROVIDE FINANCING AND PROCUREMENT SUPPORT FOR SELECT FDA-APPROVED TEST KITS.

 

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Endangered Species Technology & Innovation Fund (ESTIF)

PARTNERS: CITES, IFF

PROJECT: Investment fund for cutting-edge technologies, devices and services to track and trace CITES-regulated wildlife trade, from optical and sound recognition, lasers, DNA to enforcement IT.

 
 

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Girls Education Bond

PARTNERS: Global Partnership for Education (GPE), OSF, IFF

PROJECT: Social impact bond prepared for the GPE backed by new and existing donors to raise capital for investments tied to benchmarks for girls education programs in several countries supported by the GPE.

 

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Somersault Fund

PARTNERS: Somersault Studios India, IFF

PROJECT: Social corporate responsibility fund of Somersault Studios India to finance the education of children of artisans that are engaged as hands-on teachers in Somersault's India workshops for students and emerging designers.

 
 
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COVID-19 Test Kits

PARTNERS: Test manufacturersdistributors, finance industry

PROJECT: Procurement project to scale-up COVID-19 test kits in resource-constrained settings through preferential prices and availability guarantees.

More about COVID-19 testing HERE.

 
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PARTNERS: UAE, United Nations, Rockefeller

Foundation, IFF

PROJECT: UN-hosted fund to promote an extractive industry solidarity levy in Africa and micro-donation campaigns for programs to fight chronic malnutrition via UNICEF and NGOs.

 
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PARTNERS: Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

PROJECT: Program for donor and recipient countries to partner up on debt cancellation on the condition that the saved interest is donated to programs of the Global Fund.

 
 

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Disaster Insurance Financing Facility (DIFF)

PARTNERS: United Nations, SwissRe, WTW, IFF

PROJECT: Innovative mechanism to cover annual premium payments for a parametric risk insurance to benefit the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) for its vital humanitarian mission following natural catastrophes. 

 
 

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BYAS Circular Economy Technology

PARTNERS: BYAS, IFF

PROJECT: Technology, R&D financing for high public value projects of BYAS, a speciality algal ingredients company supplying sustainable products for food, agriculture including cellular agriculture.