Gender Smart Investing: the US$4.5t opportunity Singapore can leverageMedia Coverage /03 April 2020
In its report on Investing in Women, the IFC presents quantitative evidence of the rewards. In Indonesia, ECOM Agroindustrial Corp.– one of the world’s largest coffee traders – boosted productivity by 131% by developing gender-specific training after identifying knowledge gaps between men and women as a key barrier to growth.
To accelerate progress, we are partnering with The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Investing in Women and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on a series of gender initiatives. These partnerships will be announced at our Annual Conference in June, Singapore.
Secondly, investors need practical guidance to meaningfully integrate a gender lens into their decision-making criteria.
Investing in Women, an initiative of the Australian Government, maps out considerations for investors to build a gender lens into new or existing strategies.
Batra,, N.S. (2020, March 16). Gender Smart Investing: the US$4.5t opportunity Singapore can leverage. Singapore Business Review. Retrieved from https://sbr.com.sg/economy/commentary/gender-smart-investing-us45t-opportunity-singapore-can-leverage#