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.

How Japanese investors primed a global market for vaccine bonds

29 Aug 2019

From an acclaimed debut Uridashi to the latest investment by Dai-ichi Life, Japanese investors set a trend for socially responsible investing Leaders from the global health community are convening this week at the

World Immunization Week highlights IFFIm's game-changing innovations

26 Apr 2019

Since 2006, IFFIm has contributed US$ 2.6 billion to Gavi’s immunisation programmes and had a catalytic effect on increasing uptake of underused vaccines in the poorest countries.  

Financing global development

22 Feb 2018

IFFIm Board Chair Cyrus Ardalan reflects on IFFIm’s pioneering role in the growth of socially responsible investing

Global Finance magazine recognises IFFIm sukuk

12 Oct 2015

Fifth award for the sukuk since November 2014 issuance   IFFIm Chair René Karsenti and World Bank treasurer Arunma Oteh accept award from Global Finance founder and editor Joseph Giarraputo. Credit: Global Finance/2015.

Addis Action Agenda highlights role of IFFIm model

16 Jul 2015

Ethiopia Conference billed as critical building block in identifying new Sustainable Development Goals calls for wider application of IFFIm funding mechanism

Financial Times presents 'Achievement in Transformational Finance Award' to IFFIm

17 Jun 2015

Fourth major award for IFFIm’s November 2014 sukuk transaction Board member Christopher Egerton-Warburton receives award on behalf of IFFIm. Credit: FT Live/2015.