Roe v Wade shows gender is material in investments, now more than ever

Impact of Roe v Wade

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The ways in which money could work harder and refine investment processes and strategies for women, girls and under-represented communities, is a discussion we are having often with investors.

It is our job to equip, influence, and spotlight how they are using, and can use, their resources to choose investments that integrate gender as a factor of analysis, for better financial and social outcomes. Simply put, this is what's known as gender lens investing - and it has never been more urgent. When Roe v Wade was overturned on 24 June, it sent shockwaves through homes, workplaces and communities. Overnight, women in 13 US states no longer had access to abortions, and many more will follow. This has social and emotional implications for the huge swath of the population whose repr...

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