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Convergence Tracks Gender Lens Investing in Blended Finance

4 min read Advancing gender equality is key to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). To improve women and girls’ access to, and control over, resources and capital, money must move towards projects that integrate gender comprehensively – from design to delivery and assessment.

Financial Inclusion, Gender

CorStone: Girls First

By CorStone

Girls First empowers marginalized adolescent girls in rural Bihar, India to improve their personal resilience, wellbeing and health, and to self-advocate for their health, education and gender rights.

Education, Gender, Health

CrossBoundary

Affordable Housing, Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment, Conservation, Education, Employability, Energy, Financial Inclusion, Gender, Governance, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation, Nutrition, Water and Sanitation and Hygiene

Crowd Credit, Inc.

Affordable Housing, Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment, Education, Energy, Financial Inclusion, Gender, Health, Nutrition, Water and Sanitation and Hygiene

CSIRO

Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment, Energy, Gender, Health, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation, Nutrition, Water and Sanitation and Hygiene

DANADidik: Peer-lending Platform for Indonesia’s Healthcare Students

By DANAdidik

DANADidik is a peer-lending platform, financing the education of healthcare students in Indonesia through student loans, granting them economic empowerment and better livelihoods.

Education, Financial Inclusion, Gender, Health

Data Driven Employability For Girls

By SAGE Foundation

Scalable data-driven Edtech project. Train and place underprivileged Indian women in high paying white-collar jobs using behavioural science & data analytics. Measurable outcomes per IRIS+ standards.

Education, Employability, Gender

Dentons Hong Kong LLP

Affordable Housing, Arts and Culture, Climate Action and Environment, Education, Employability, Energy, Financial Inclusion, Gender, Governance, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

Djarum Foundation

Arts and Culture, Climate Action and Environment, Conservation, Education, Employability, Gender, Health, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation, Nutrition, Water and Sanitation and Hygiene

Dr. Reddy’s Foundation

Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment, Education, Employability, Energy, Gender, Health, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

Duithape: Enabling Digital Aid Distribution for the unbanked

By duithape

Duithape enables our clients to distribute aid digitally, with a unique capability to cater to non tech-savvy users from the young, to the very old, and even the disabled.

Financial Inclusion, Gender, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

Earthwake Green Impact Fund VCC

Climate Action and Environment, Energy, Financial Inclusion, Gender, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation, Water and Sanitation and Hygiene

East West Seed Knowledge Transfer Foundation

Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment, Education, Employability, Financial Inclusion, Gender, Health, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation, Nutrition

Echoing Green

Agriculture, Arts and Culture, Climate Action and Environment, Conservation, Education, Employability, Energy, Financial Inclusion, Gender, Governance, Health, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation, Nutrition, Water and Sanitation and Hygiene

Economics of Mutuality

Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment, Education, Employability, Financial Inclusion, Gender, Health, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation, Nutrition

Eden Investments

Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment, Energy, Gender, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation, Water and Sanitation and Hygiene

Efforts ramped up to improve gender equality and women’s roles in Vietnam

Gender

EI8HT GOALS: Sportswear and holistic health for underserved communities

By EI8HT SPORTS

EI8GHT Goals is bringing innovative, scientifically designed compression wear for exercise and sports, promote holistic physical and mental fitness and encourage communities in the Pacific to embrace a healthy lifestyle.

Education, Gender, Health

Emerging Markets Consulting

Affordable Housing, Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment, Conservation, Education, Employability, Energy, Financial Inclusion, Gender, Governance, Health, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation, Nutrition, Water and Sanitation and Hygiene

Empowering Rural Women and Planting Climate-Resistant Trees

By Java Mountain Coffee

Empower women farmers and planting climate resistant coffee and shade trees. We allocate a percentage of our sales into a dedicated Women’s Empowerment Innovation Fund to fund our sustainable program.

Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment, Gender

Empowering Women Communities During Times of Disempowering COVID-19

5 min read The COVID-19 experience has removed any doubts about how inextricably countries, communities and societies are linked. It has also clearly highlighted that while responding to crises and providing relief during such global pandemics is critical, what is even more important is building resilient societies and communities that can weather such storms in future.

Gender, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

Empowering Women in Agriculture through Responsible Investing: Perspectives from Asia

6 min read Responsible financing models, platforms and activities have skyrocketed in the last few years. Trends show that stocks with sound environmental and social targets may fare better than those without these targets, even in times of crisis. At the basic level, a claim of responsible finance indicates that investments catalyze positive outcomes alongside financial returns. Responsible finance can also help investors reach their sustainable development goal (SDG) targets. In Southeast Asia, there is growing interest in one responsible financing approach that focuses on women’s economic empowerment, often called “gender-lens investing”. Gender-lens investing can have positive impacts on women (and their families’) health, safety, education and livelihoods.

Agriculture, Education, Financial Inclusion, Gender, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

Empowering Women, Investing in Change

By Dao Ethical Gifts

Dao creates ethical corporate gifts through a social program that empowers marginalized women with work readiness skills and positive life changes that reduce violence against women and girls.

Education, Gender, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

Environmental Defense Fund

Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment, Conservation, Energy, Gender, Governance, Health, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation, Nutrition

European Foundation Centre

Agriculture, Arts and Culture, Climate Action and Environment, Gender

EVPA Guide to Strategic Exits

Comprehensive guide for SPOs and other stakeholders when planning and executing impactful exits

Affordable Housing, Ageing, Agriculture, Arts and Culture, Climate Action and Environment, Conservation, Education, Employability, Energy, Financial Inclusion, Gender, Health, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation, Nutrition, Water and Sanitation and Hygiene

EY

Affordable Housing, Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment, Conservation, Education, Energy, Financial Inclusion, Gender, Health, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation, Nutrition, Water and Sanitation and Hygiene

EY Capacity Building and Consulting Service

Capacity building and consulting service for high-potential impact entrepreneurs

Climate Action and Environment, Conservation, Employability, Gender, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation, Water and Sanitation and Hygiene

Fidelity Asia Pacific Foundation

The FIL Foundation seeks to support strategic initiatives that enable charitable organisations to reach new levels of achievement.

Arts and Culture, Education, Employability, Gender, Health, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

Financial Foundations

By Good Financial

We build customer-centric financial products for underserved, low-income women so they can support their families and achieve their dreams.

Education, Financial Inclusion, Gender, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

Finding Alternative Financing by Partnering With ‘Unusual Suspects’

5 min read Yayasan Annisa Swasti, known as Yasanti, was established in Yogyakarta, Indonesia in 1982 as one of Indonesia’s first non-profit organizations that empowers women through community organizing, education, and financial independence. Focusing on women porters in traditional markets, home-based workers, industry workers, and entrepreneurs, Yasanti has not only supported women to independently manage their finances but also formally recognize home-workers through government decrees.

Employability, Financial Inclusion, Gender, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

First Impact Investing Fellowship for Asset Owners and Managers in Asia and Africa

Affordable Housing, Ageing, Agriculture, Arts and Culture, Climate Action and Environment, Conservation, Education, Employability, Energy, Financial Inclusion, Gender, Governance, Health, Land conservation, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation, Nutrition, Water and Sanitation and Hygiene

Fondation CHANEL

Agriculture, Arts and Culture, Climate Action and Environment, Education, Employability, Financial Inclusion, Gender, Health, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

Fortify Rights: Reframing Rohingya Life

By Fortify Rights

Fortify Rights aims to reframe the story of the Rohingya from one of reliance and exclusion to one of hope by providing them with skills and equipment to document their lives.

Education, Gender, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

Foundation for Women’s Rights Promotion and Development

Gender

FSG Advisory Services Private Limited

FSG is a mission-driven Indian based consulting firm supporting leaders in creating large-scale, lasting social change.

Affordable Housing, Education, Gender, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation, Water and Sanitation and Hygiene