Incorporating a gender lens can pay off in portfolios

SDG #5, gender equality for all women and girls, is especially crucial post Covid-19 because women were more likely to lose their jobs and be hurt economically by the pandemic.

SDG #5: Gender equality for all women and girls. Achieving gender equity around the globe is especially crucial post Covid-19 because women were more likely to lose their jobs and be economically hurt by the pandemic.

Adviser Patricia Ferrar-Rivas describes how gender lens investments can focus on improving the lives of women or focus on supporting companies and other organizations that embrace equitable leadership and ownership, while Sapna Shah of the GIIN explains the business case of incorporating a gender lens within a portfolio.

UNCDF’s Esther Pan Sloane tells Liz and Steve about one of the nights negotiating this goal.