Economic and social benefits of gender lens investing

Investing in organisations that promote female leadership and entrepreneurship can pay dividends to investors and benefit society
by Sarah Kidner


Gender lens investing (GLI) or gender-smart investing is a strategy that intentionally uses capital to address inequalities between women and men, according to a 2020 report jointly produced by impact investor CDC Group and the International Finance Corporation. GLI relates to Goal 5 of the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals: ‘Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls’.

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Published: 14 Apr 2023
  • Wealth Management
  • Training, Competence and Culture
  • Bonds and Fixed Interest
  • Sustainable Development Goals
  • GLI
  • gender lens invesing
  • gender imbalance
  • diversity and inclusion

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