Support for the sizeable number of women entrepreneurs in Latin America and the Caribbean must include a gender perspective to achieve economic recovery. This implies either specific funding or collateral programs to lower risks for financial institutions. Female entrepreneurs in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) may be a major driver of rapid economic … [Read more...] about Financing for women entrepreneurs, key for economic recovery
The economic recovery this time around will have to be different, centered on environmental and social sustainability. It must steer us toward a low-carbon economy that is resilient to the effects of climate change and does not leave anyone behind. … [Read more...] about How the 2030 Agenda Can Help Us Tackle the COVID-19 Crisis
This is one of the few moments in history when no individual or institution can stand on the sidelines. Let’s use this collective motion to push ourselves to innovate. … [Read more...] about How the COVID-19 Crisis Can Change the Private Sector for the Better
Read this article in Spanish or Portuguese. Life as we know it has changed drastically and seemingly overnight as a result of the coronavirus. Measures are being taken to slow the exponential rise of infections and reduce pressure on the capacity of health systems to care for the sick. In the past few weeks, many countries have ramped up efforts to adopt social distancing … [Read more...] about Coronavirus Impact Dashboard: The Effects of Social Distancing Measures
When discussing value chains and gender, we are talking about an environment in which women-owned provider companies do not have the same access as those led by men. Breaking down this asymmetry would mean a real victory for inclusion and development. … [Read more...] about How Can More Women Business Owners Be Incorporated In Value Chains?