[cutting] Social investing and closing the global gender gap | Huffington Post

The paper [called Return on Equality] is ultimately about an untapped opportunity in gender-lens investing, the practice of investing for return while also considering benefits to women delivered by a company’s products and services. We took a sample of five sectors (water, telecommunications, energy, contraception and child care) and ran the numbers to calculate the economic benefits of achieving gender parity. What we found was a $300 billion spend opportunity by 2025 in just those five sectors alone.

Source: www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/bny-mellons-heidi-dubois-on-social-investing-and-closing_us_58bdc471e4b0ec3d5a6ba166