Our financial accounting systems were designed by white men, for white men – with disastrous implications for people and planet. Could a gender lens help us reshape an accounting system built on empathy and that works for the majority?
IMPACT 101: Bewildered by buzzwords? Drowning in jargon? Webreak down the terminology and get back to basics with impact economy concepts. Here, GenderSmart's Suzanne Biegel provides your Impact 101 on gender-lens investing.
STREETS OF AMSTERDAM: A mum-to-be spotted a gap in the market for sustainably produced, gender-neutral kidswear. Now, through renting and repurposing, she’s helping to make a notoriously wasteful industry a little gentler on the planet.
Some 90% of ICT specialists in the Czech Republic are men. A grant from the Velux Foundations will help social enterprise Czechitas to change this by expanding its affordable computer training for women and girls.
Our DICE Young Storymaker reports from Brazil on a cultural centre that’s supporting local businesses, engaging vulnerable youth and helping transform what was once the world’s most dangerous neighbourhood.