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Furthering Gender Equality Through Gender Bonds

The business case for investing in gender equality is clear. The gender bond market is still nascent, but offers public and private investors the opportunity to improve the lives of women while earning financial returns. This article assesses the current gender bond landscape and discusses how to expand the market and its impact going forward. 
By Matthew Gouett on March 4, 2021

This article was originally published on Malaysian Sustainable Finance Initiative (MSFI) and is republished with permission.

This article was commissioned by the ASEAN Low Carbon Energy Programme (LCEP) from IISD, a technical partner to the LCEP. This article is a joint publication with the Malaysian Finance Sustainable Initiative (MSFI) and funded by the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO).

 

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Topic
Finance
Gender Equality
Focus area
Economies
Publisher
IISD
Copyright
IISD, 2021