Gender Lens Investing: Bending the Arc of Finance for Women and Girls
First coined in 2009, the term “gender lens investing” (GLI) means deliberately incorporating a gender analysis into a financial analysis in order to get better outcomes. GLI’s premise is that investing for gender balance and equity will expand – not limit – the economic pie. The benefits will flow to individuals, companies, communities and countries. This report is Veris's fifth survey of Gender-Lens Investing key trends and products that are both publicly available and explicitly support gender balance and equity.