Gender Lens Investing in Action

15th July 2021WebinarOnline

Invest in women - Invest in the world. The lack of gender equality has been a systemic issue in the business and investment community throughout its existence, but there is growing evidence that pursuing gender equality as an investor will have positive benefits for the investment, for business, and for society. What does this look like in practice? You will learn: - What exactly is Gender Lens/Gender Smart Investing? - What is the business case and how does empowering women economically create a virtuous circle? - SDG 5: How can you foster gender equality with your investment decisions?

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Event Details

Thursday, 15th July 2021
12:00 - 12:30 UTC+00:00

Event Program

Column 1
14:00Gender Lens Investing in Action
14:28Wrap-up and tips to get started

Meet the Speakers

Profile photo of speaker Marie Anna Bénard

Marie Anna Bénard

Project Manager & Gender Equality Advocate, responsAbility

Marie Anna is Project Manager at responsAbility. She structures and manages programs to facilitate investments and leverage the impact of various funds managed by responsAbility in emerging countries. Marie Anna is also a strong advocate of gender equality and leading responsAbility’s various initiatives around gender-lens investing. She has over 11 years of experience in the impact investing sector, with expertise in financial inclusion, sustainable agriculture, and climate finance.

Profile photo of speaker Samuel Baumgartner

Samuel Baumgartner

Head of Wholesale, responsAbility

Samuel is the head of wholesale distribution at responsAbility overseeing the fund-distribution network. He is also a frequent keynote speaker on sustainable and impact investing topics. Prior to his time at responsAbility, he worked with an investment advisory in Peru and Chile matching investors with local private equity opportunities. Samuel holds a bachelor degree in business administration and is working on his masters in finance focusing on sustainable finance at the University of Zürich.