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Investing in Women holds a thought-leadership responsibility to contribute to advance knowledge building to strengthen the business case of women’s economic empowerment and gender equality.

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Gender lens investing

Gender lens investing in Southeast Asia: A snapshot of progress in Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2021

This landscape report, co-authored by Investing in Women, an initiative of the Australian Government, and Value for Women Ltd. (VfW), presents gender lens ...

Guidance and Best Practice Examples for VCs, Private Equity and Institutional Investors with regard to Diversity and Female Entrepreneurship

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2021

Leading investors and professionals within the venture community co-create a set of guidelines for diversity and inclusion, recently published by the British Venture ...

Why gender is material to investments in the recovery

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2020

This research names the proven economic patterns, their relevance to recovery, their relevance to investments, and key data points to track to understand ...

THE ADVANCE OF IMPACT INVESTING IN SOUTH EAST ASIA

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2020

This report provides updated analysis on trends in impact investing and gender lens investing (GLI) in South East Asia, based on updated data ...

Project Sage 3.0: Tracking venture capital, private equity, and private debt with a gender lens

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2020

Project Sage tracks the global shape and size of the private markets in gender lens investing. This report identifies 138 total funds deploying capital ...

Gender lens investing landscape: East and South East Asia

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2020

This report aims to provide a landscape of gender lens investment (GLI) vehicles in both public and private markets and is intended to ...

Infographic: The Gender Lens Investing Framework

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2020

This infographic provides a summary of Value for Women’s How to Invest with a Gender Lens: A guide for Investors in emerging ...

How to invest with a gender lens: A guide for investors in emerging markets

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2020

This Gender Lens Investing how-to guide provides practical tools and resources for an investing community that urgently needs to address its diversity and ...

Guidance note for action: Supporting SMEs to ensure the economic COVID-19 recovery is gender-responsive and inclusive

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2020

This document illustrates how the challenges faced by women entrepreneurs in starting and retaining a business are likely to increase in the wake ...

Impact Investing Video Series: Women’s SME Financing Gap

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2020

An estimated 70.7% of women-owned enterprises remain unserved or underserved by formal financial institutions. This creates a financing gap of at least USD 287 Billion. ...

Impact Investing Video Series: Gender Lens Investing

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2020

Economic growth is more robust and sustainable when men and women can fully participate in the economy. However, women continue to be underrepresented ...

Impact Investing Video Series: Impact Investing in South East Asia

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2020

Impact investing in South East Asia is expected to continue growing because of large market opportunities, economic growth and demographic trends. Want to ...

Impact Investing Video Series: Blended Finance for Women’s Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2020

Blended finance combines development finance and philanthropic funds to mobilise more private capital for social and environmental causes, creating more financing opportunities for ...

Impact Investing Video Series: What is Women’s Economic Empowerment?

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2020

A woman is economically empowered when she has both the ability to advance and succeed economically; and has the power to make and ...

Investing in Women Case Study Series: Capital 4 Development Partners

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2019

This case study is part of a series of case studies detailing IW’s blended finance structures with four reputable global impact investors ...

Investing in Women Case Study Series: Patamar Capital

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2019

This case study is part of a series of case studies detailing Investing in Women’s blended finance structures with four reputable global ...

Investing in Women Case Study Series: Root Capital

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2019

This case study is part of a series of case studies detailing Investing in Women’s blended finance structures with four reputable global ...

Investing in Women Case Study Series: SEAF Women’s Opportunity Fund

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2019

This case study is part of a series of case studies detailing Investing in Women’s blended finance structures with four reputable global ...

Communications and Gender Checklist: Things to Consider

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2019

This short guide outlines tips for how to apply a gender and inclusion lens while developing and reviewing communications materials.

Catalytic Capital for Women’s Economic Empowerment: Report of the External Review of Component 2 of the Investing in Women Initiative

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2019

This report summarises the findings and recommendations of the external review of Component 2 (C2) on impact investing of the Investing in Women Initiative (...

The Landscape for Impact Investing in Southeast Asia

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2018

This report provides a comprehensive analysis of impact investing activity and trends between 2007 and 2017 in 11 countries: Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, ...

Investing in Women: Early stage Investment models

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2018

This is the 2nd edition in a series of reports exploring the difficulties around raising capital for women’s small to medium enterprises, ...

Tailoring Finance for Women’s SMEs

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2018

The 1st in a series, this publication focuses on Ernst and Young’s (EY)’s commentary on topics such as tailoring finance for ...

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