43180-012: Developing a Regional Social Investment Exchange Initiative

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

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 and s... Read More

Country Regional
Project Number 43180-012
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
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 / Subsector Classification Not yet classified
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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Bartlet W. Edes
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Responsible ADB Department
Regional and Sustainable Development Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Poverty Reduction, Gender and Social Development Div., RSDD

Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank

PDS Creation Date
04 May 2010

Last PDS Update
03 Feb 2014

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