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Member News: CDC Group, Supporting financial institutions to work for women

Gender lens investing is on the rise, with bold initiatives such as the G7’s 2X Challenge led by development finance institutions (DFIs) which has committed to investing $3 billion in businesses that advance gender equality by December 2020.

SME Finance Forum member CDC Group is among the DFIs that have signed up to the 2X Challenge and gender considerations are an important part of their investment screening and due diligence process. This includes understanding gender gaps across boards, senior management, employment, entrepreneurs and consumers.

Read the full article here by Wasim A. Tahir, CFA Sector Strategist – Financial Institutions, and Arpita Raksit, Gender Lead at CDC Group plc.