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Untapped Potential: Water, Women and Public-Private Partnerships

More than half century ago, John F. Kennedy said: “Anyone who can solve the problems of water will be worthy of two Nobel prizes — one...

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Can banks serve the Women’s Market without sidelining men?

If a bank makes targeted efforts to better serve women customers, does this necessarily mean men are shortchanged? Global experts at...

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Empower women and investors will follow

Gender equality is no longer a choice for companies. It is not only about fairness, but about business success. For investors, this has...

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Three ways banks can attract more women customers

Narrowing the global gender gap could add $12 trillion in annual global gross domestic product by 2025. In Latin America and the Caribbean,...

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What does paternity leave have to do with a company’s success?

Companies in Latin America cannot find the human talent they’re looking for. An international survey of 41,000 companies found that more...

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Why steel companies are hiring more women

If the entire private sector of Latin America and the Caribbean was one giant company, six out of ten of its employees would be men. And...

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The best of 2015: Surprising habits of productive women in the private sector

The habits of highly productive women offer tools for women, men and companies more broadly to achieve work-life balance and professional...

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Agribusiness supply chains and climate change: why women matter

Women represent on average 20 percent of the agricultural labor force in Latin America and more than 60 percent of agricultural employees...

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Can women have it all in Mexico?

There is much work to be done to increase women’s leadership in the Mexican workplace. Ms. Quiroz, who leads a team of six, believes that...

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Would a women’s club break the hegemony of the men’s club?

Board members usually belong to the same networks, have a similar socioeconomic status, share the same cultural background and are about...

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