Here’s How To Give Back AND Make Money

Friday, August 15, 2014

Meet the newest investing buzzword on the block.

“Gender lens investing is investing for gender equality while seeking a positive financial return,” says Jackie VanderBrug, senior vice president and investment strategist at U.S. Trust.

In the Stanford Social Innovation Review’s “The Rise Of Gender Capitalism,” VanderBrug and her coauthor Sarah Kaplan point out that the International Finance Corporation (IFC) estimates a $US320 billion difference worldwide between the money women entrepreneurs and business owners are seeking and the funding they actually receive.

Source: Business Insider Australia (link opens in a new window)

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