Two-year goal is exceeded by US$1.3bn as development finance institutions, private sector investors and others now set their sights on ramping up gender-lens investment activity in the future through 2X Global initiative.
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.