The Innovative Humanitarian Financing Forum to develop collaboration with WEF

19 Nov 2020

The Innovative Humanitarian Financing Forum (IHFF), founded by leaders from IFFIm’s Board and the British Red Cross, convened online on 4 November 2020, bringing to the table 33 people from 17 organisations, both returning and new participants, to explore ways to catalyse humanitarian investing initiatives. Launched to enthusiastic response in Lo...

The art of innovative finance

29 Jul 2020

An interview with IFFIm Board member Marcus Fedder.

Innovative Humanitarian Financing Forum charts way forward

25 Jun 2020

Leaders in business and philanthropy explore pathways to catalyse change through public-private financing. How can public and private sectors work together to increase the scale and scope of funding required to proactively address social causes - and potentially avert crises from future global threats?

IFFIm stands ready to support COVID-19 vaccines

09 Apr 2020

Fast, flexible financing could be a game-changer in fighting the virus.

Public and private sector leaders plant seed for forum on innovative finance for humanitarian purposes

16 Mar 2020

London, 16 March 2020 - Participants from 13 organizations ranging from legal and investment firms to Gavi, IFFIm, Red Cross, the UN and the World Bank gathered in central London on March 2 to explore creating a forum for public and private users of innovative finance. During this initial roundtable discussion, participants from the development, fi...

IFFIm Vaccine Bond issuance named 2019 "Deal of the Year" by mtn-i

06 Feb 2020

London, 6 February 2020 - IFFIm, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (SEB) and the Toronto-Dominion Bank have been awarded SRI “Deal of the Year” by news, data and analytics publisher mtn-i for a July 2019 Vaccine Bond issuance that raised funding to research and develop new vaccines. The award was given in the SRI: Green/Social category for IFFIm’s Jul...

The Edge of Innovative Finance

29 Oct 2019

A conversation with Christopher Egerton-Warburton Christopher Egerton-Warburton, or Edge, as he’s known throughout the financial world, was in the room where it happened, when IFFIm began in 2006. Edge is the Co-Founder and Partner of Lion's Head Global Partners LLP and served for six years on the IFFIm Board of Directors. He is an expert in the s...