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SteviaLife Sweeteners UK Ltd
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Social Impact:  Conservation of the Natural Environment
Business Area: Food Manufacturing & Growing; Sustainable Farming; Low Carbon Production
Established: 2016

Location: Rwanda

SteviaLife Sweeteners Ltd (SteviaLife) grows stevia leaf which is dried and compacted and then sold to international refiners for the creation of stevia sweetener, used in food products globally. SteviaLife currently supplies primarily to Purecircle Limited (LON: PURE) which in turn supplies to leading food and beverage manufacturers such as Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Unilever and Danone. The company has plans to build its own sustainable, refinery in Rwanda in accordance with its growth plans. This report was produced for the Social Stock Exchange Annual Research Book 2017. It delivers an independent take on the Environmental, Social, Governance, as well as Economic performance of the members of the Social Stock Exchange.

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The Symbiotics Bond Programme
Debt, Social Impact
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Social Impact:  Income and Financial Inclusion
Business Area: Micro and SME Funding
Established: 2010

Location: Luxembourg

MSME Bonds SA (The Symbiotics Bond Programme) is a loan syndication platform sponsored by Symbiotics SA, an investment company dedicated to inclusive and sustainable finance in emerging markets. The programme brings together socially responsible investors and financial intermediaries (FIs) with the aim of funding micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in less developed countries, improving their access to finance. As of January 2017, the Symbiotics Bond Programme has arranged 64 impact bond transactions for a total notional amount of $569 m, investing in 50 different intermediaries and 23 different developing countries. This report was produced for the Social Stock Exchange Annual Research Book 2017. It delivers an independent take on the Environmental, Social, Governance, as well as Economic performance of the members of the Social Stock Exchange.

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