The Potential of Gender Equity for Business and Society

The Potential of Gender Equity for Business and Society

We believe that corporations have an important role to play in achieving gender equity. At FSG, we support companies in unlocking the opportunity advancing greater gender equity holds, and are exploring ways corporations can go a step further in integrating gender equity into their business.

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Celebrating International Women's Day 2021
FSG is celebrating women in leadership this International Women's Day, March 8. Regardless of where you are in the world, we are happy to share these gender equity resources with you. FSG partners with corporations, foundations, nonprofits, and collaboratives to accelerate gender equity...
Mar 7, 2021 12:00 PM ET
Investing in Women: A Powerful Approach for Investors in India
Gender-lens (or gender-smart) investing refers to investments that achieve greater social and financial returns on investment by focusing on businesses that are owned or led by women, have good gender balance, and/or serve women customers with their products and services. Given this double benefit, gender-lens investing is rapidly gaining momentum globally, with volumes of capital...
Feb 4, 2021 11:30 AM ET
Menstrual Health Is Essential to “Build Back Better” Beyond COVID-19
Menstrual Hygiene Day this year (May 28) holds particular significance. The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated existing challenges related to menstrual health and hygiene and is set to deepen inequities for women and girls around the world. In the latest FSG blog, Laura Amaya shares why #ItsTimeForAction on #MHH....
May 27, 2020 2:00 PM ET
Seven Key Issues Affecting Women and Girls During the COVID-19 Pandemic—and What You Can Do About Them
Although the COVID-19 pandemic has affected millions around the world, few groups have been as negatively impacted as women. FSG's latest blog outlines seven key issues disproportionately affecting women and girls, and provides guidance for how individuals and organizations can minimize gender inequities exacerbated by the pandemic. ...
May 6, 2020 8:00 AM ET
Can Snow Clearing Be Sexist?
In honor of International Women's Day 2020 #IWD (Sunday, March 8), FSG's gender team shares thoughts on gender equity: Sweden recently realized that their snow clearing routine was typically benefiting men over women. In the winter, snow was cleared first on main roads leading into the city, benefiting commuters—who were mostly men. Foot- and cycle-paths were cleared last—not so good...
Mar 6, 2020 12:15 PM ET

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