SDG #5: Gender Equality

Women and girls represent half of the world’s population and therefore also half of its potential. But, today gender inequality persists everywhere and stagnates social progress. Advancing gender equality is critical to all areas of a healthy society, from reducing poverty to promoting the health, education, protection and the well-being of girls and boys. Read more about this goal here.



Resources From IEN:

Gender Lens Investing: A Primer for College and University Endowments l Intentional Endowments Network, March 2019

Gender Lens Investing Landscape: Barriers & Opportunities l Q&A Coordinated by The Intentional Endowments Network, July 2018

Webinar: Gender Lens Investing: The Business Case, Opportunities, and Action | Intentional Endowments Network, February 2017

IEN Gender Lens Investing Working Group l Intentional Endowments Network, Ongoing


Other Articles, White Papers, and Resources on Gender Equality & Gender Lens Investing:


 State Street Global Advisors installed a bronze statue of a defiant girl in front of Wall Street's iconic charging bull statue on March 7th, 2017 as part of its new campaign to pressure companies to add more women to their boards. Read more about the statue here.




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