Gender lens and gender smart investing has seen tremendous growth in the past several years – in the past year alone, the size of the public and private market has nearly doubled. There is clear investor interest in bringing a gender analysis into financial analysis. Yet despite this growth, some investors still question whether gender lens investing is simply the latest trend that will be set aside in the new year.
We are excited to announce that Dalberg Advisors is hosting the State of Aadhaar initiative for 2019 and 2020. Sponsored by Omidyar Network, the initiative aims to increase the knowledge base around India’s digital ID, Aadhaar.
In partnership with the Collaborative for Frontier Finance, Omidyar Network, Dutch Good Growth Fund and Dalberg Advisors have worked together to develop a segmentation framework with the aim of helping investors, intermediaries, and entrepreneurs better navigate the complex landscape of SGB investment in frontier and emerging markets.
The Educate Girls Development Impact Bond (EG DIB), the first DIB in India and in education globally, signals that DIBs can drive significant innovation and impact gains, even in organizations that have a strong trajectory of delivery, as EG did prior to the DIB.