43180-012: Developing a Regional Social Investment Exchange Initiative

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


A social stock exchange (SSE), also known as a social investment exchange, is a mechanism to raise funds for social enterprises. Social enterprises are business ventures with a social mission, generating environmental or social benefits, as well as financial returns. Their distinguishing feature is their social purpose, with profits being reinvested for a social cause. An SSE aims to link social enterprises seeking capital with investors looking for opportunities to generate both financial ... Read More

Country Regional
Project Number 43180-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 7549
Approval Date 18 Jun 2010
Geographical Location This may include Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand. No work will be undertaken until no objections from DMCs are secured. The DMCs will be finalized in the 1st two months of TA implementation.
Sector Education
Health and social protection
Industry and trade
Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
Subsector Education sector development
Money and capital markets
Health care finance
Small and medium enterprise development
Urban policy, institutional and capacity development
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)


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