In this session we explored the topic of applying a gender lens to impact investing, providing good examples of how in doing so, you are able to increase your investment opportunities.

Our Lead Expert Laurie Spengler discussed how global shocks, like the current coronavirus pandemic, unveil vulnerabilities of disadvantaged groups, but also expose great existing resilience in communities, which is worth investing in with Suzanne Biegel, CEO of Catalyst at Large Consulting and Co-Founder of GenderSmart Investing, Dolika Banda, Independent Consultant and board member at CDC and Graham Wrigley, chairman of CDC Group.

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White Paper: Scaling up institutional investment for place-based impact

Our joint white paper “Scaling up institutional investment for place-based impact,” based on the collaborative “Place-Based Impact Investing Project (PBII)” by the Impact Investing Institute, The Good Economy and Pensions for Purpose, sets out the case for institutional investors to adopt a “place-based lens.”