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Accelerating SDG 5 through Gender Lens Investing- insights from investors

Published on 30 August 2023

We are not investing in women with a political agenda or motivation; but rather doing this on a “pure return” perspective” - Eva Halvarsson, CEO of Andra Ap-fonden (AP2) from Sweden, one of northern Europe’s largest pension fund.

Setting the scene – we need to speed up to achieve SDG 5 by 2030

Beyond compliance to drive gender equality and women’s empowerment

Published on 24 February 2023

“If the law is the floor – some countries are still in the basement. There are many economies around the world where women do not have the same legal rights as men. We all need to work on making a big push to ensure that our next generation will not have to face the same issues”, said Daniela Behr, Economist, Women, Business and the Law team at the World Bank.

Listen, measure and communicate: Three secrets of corporate women’s leadership

Published on 19 December 2022

Last month, G20 heads of State and Government gathered in Indonesia to discuss how their countries will “Recover Together, Recover Stronger” from the current socio-economic challenges. In this important group – representing 60 per cent of world population and 80 per cent of global GDP – only one head of a State or Government was a woman.