March 6

Viewpoint: We Must Invest Differently to Support Women and Girls

By Giselle Leung

Around International Women’s Day, when our aspirations focus on its theme of a “more equal and more enabled future”, an unsettling reality lurks just under the surface.

The truth is, despite our best intentions, many of us are unknowingly perpetuating – and even exacerbating – global gender inequality in perhaps the most influential way of all: our financial investments.

But simple action by anyone with a retirement or a savings account can make a difference.

Photo courtesy of Ashutosh Negi.

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation (link opens in a new window)

gender equality, impact investing