• Rural Women

    Creating Livelihoods For Underserved Women in Asia-Pacific

    Impact Investment Exchange (IIX)’s award-winning Women’s Livelihood BondTM Series (WLB Series) – Asia-Pacific’s first-ever multi-country gender bond series to be listed on a stock exchange – has gained new support the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and...
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    Burning Planet: Climate Fires and Political Flame Wars Rage

    January 15th, 2020, London (United Kingdom): Economic and political polarization will rise this year, as collaboration between world leaders, businesses and policy-makers is needed more than ever to stop severe threats to our climate, environment, public health and technology systems. This points to a clear need for a multistakeholder...
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    Regulatory environment improved for women’s economic participation, World Bank

    January 15th, 2020, Washington (USA): The regulatory environment for women’s economic participation has improved over the past two years, with 40 economies enacting 62 reforms that will help women – half the world’s population – realize their potential and contribute to economic growth and development, says a new World...

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