Impact investing - Gender Equality & Women’s empowerment Resources List

Prepared by Dr. Gillian Marcelle, Resilience Capital Ventures LLC April 10 2019

“At its core, impact investing is an emerging field of asset management where environmental or social outcomes are valued as highly as financial returns. The close monitoring and careful analysis that go into making sure an investment achieves a financial gain are applied to the sustainable or sociological targets as well.”Owen Walker Financial Times September 2018

US data and resources

2019 gender stats in US Venture Capital market

http://fortune.com/2019/01/28/funding-female-founders-2018/

Women in investment with racial diversity stats

https://www.inc.com/sheila-herrling/women-led-startups-arent-getting-funded-theres-a-very-simple-reason- why.html

Performance of US women owned businesses

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.forbes.com/sites/allysonkapin/2019/01/28/10-stats-that-build-the-case-for-investing-in-women-led-startups/amp/

Project Diane report key highlights 2018

http://projectdiane.digitalundivided.com/

Bottlenecks in diversity and inclusion in the US

https://blog.jumprecruits.com/4-signs-diversity-and-inclusion-is-not-benefiting-women-of-color-and-how-to-fix-it

Global data and resources

Project Sage 2.0. January 2019

https://socialimpact.wharton.upenn.edu/research-reports/reports-2/project-sage-2/

Maxim Impact Blog

http://maximpactblog.com/7-key-impact-investing-vehicles-targeting-women/

Gender Smart Investing Summit November 2018

https://www.gendersmartinvesting.com

IFC report on gender equality in PE and venture capital

https://www.ifc.org/wps/wcm/connect/Topics_Ext_Content/IFC_External_Corporate_Site/Gender+at+IFC/Resources/Gender-balance-in-emerging-markets

The Boardroom Africa

https://theboardroomafrica.com/press/

Indian female investors advice to women entrepreneurs

https://inc42.com/features/advice-from-women-investors-to-women-entrepreneurs/amp/

Report on diversity in the U.K. social investment sector

http://bit.ly/Inclusive_Impact

The Social Impact Consultancy
Manifesto towards gender equality and greater diversity

https://www.diversityforum.org.uk/manifesto

Basic information on impact investing and the debates within the field

Sizing the impact investment industry GIIN April 2019

https://thegiin.org/assets/Sizing%20the%20Impact%20Investing%20Market_webfile.pdf

Financial Times article

https://www.ft.com/content/fc7964f2-7474-11e8-bab2-43bd4ae655dd

Summary of the Winner Takes All - Anand Giridharadas’s argument by Peter Vanham

http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article/anand-giridharadas-winners-take-all/