• Growing the Field: Finance and gender experts brought together in Indonesia

    Jakarta, Indonesia, 2 February 2018 – Over 70 investors, business and finance leaders, and gender experts from Southeast Asia came together at the Australian Embassy for two days to identify, and debate opportunities for success in gender lens investing – the practice of using capital to advance gender equality and generate financial returns. In Indonesia, women contribute actively to the vibrant

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  • Reflection: Gender Lens Investing Field-Building Event in Jakarta

    This re-cap of the gender lens investing field-building event hosted in February by Investing in Women partners was contributed by ANGIN (Angel Investment Network Indonesia). Gender Lens Investing Field-Building Event in Jakarta contributed by ANGIN (Angel Investment Network in Indonesia) Criterion Institute held a two-day Gender Lens Investing workshop in Jakarta for the first time in years, with the support

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  • Reflection: Finance as a Tool to Address Gender-Based Violence Workshop, January 22-23, 2018

    This was contributed by Nina Weissberg. Nina Weissberg, CEO of Weissberg Investment Corp (WIC), guides a diverse portfolio of long-term real estate commitments in the Greater Washington, DC community. In 2017, she joined the board of the Criterion Institute to focus energy on gender and social change through capital markets.   Last week, I had the honor of participating in Criterion’s TOOLKIT on Finance

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  • Audio: Interviews on Gender Lens Investing and Public Equities

    As part of our ongoing sponsored research project into gender lens investing and public equities, we interviewed two of our generous sponsors, GCC and Calvert Foundation. These interviews look beyond public equities to understand how two investment funds far along in their gender lens investing journey have learned to see gender in their financial analysis and implement different lenses into their

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  • Video: Why Develop an Investment Thesis?

      Criterion Institute’s Joy Anderson, Pacific RISE impact investing lead, shares why Pacific RISE is developing an investment thesis.

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  • Video: Pacific RISE and Gender Lens Investing

    Pacific RISE will use gender lens investing to incorporate gender into financial analysis to improve investments and promote equitable social change. For more information visit: www.pacificrise.org/

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  • Video: Resilience and Climate Change in the Pacific

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VDk0pGNS3sM&feature=youtu.be

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  • Demonstrating New Possibilities: The Pacific RISE Investment Thesis

    Pacific RISE is using an investment thesis to engage with investors and broaden the sense of possibilities about what types of opportunities exist in the Pacific. Pacific RISE is focusing on particular trends and ideas for the future which will entice investors into thinking differently about the Pacific. The investment thesis was launched and first road-tested with investors at SOCAP

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  • Design Session: Finance as a Tool to Address Gender-Based Violence

    In July 2017, we partnered with InFaith Community Foundation and Futures without Violence to bring together a group of over 30 leaders from women’s rights organizations, philanthropy, and finance to think together about strategies to affect gender-based violence. The session was inspired by our partners at InFaith Community Foundation’s recent announcement of a new $10 Million investment portfolio to address the root causes of domestic

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  • 2016 Recap: Notable Gender Lens Investing Resources

    The resources below, represent a collection of notable resources on gender lens investing published in 2016. Jackie VanderBrug wrote the book, Gender Lens Investing: Uncovering Opportunities for Growth, Returns, and Impact. During the eight years Jackie spent working at Criterion she played a vital role in our gender lens investing program and continues to be one of the most well-known voices in the

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