Stephanie Oueda: “Equality & Diversity Must Be Lived. To Serve the Region, We Must Be the Region”
In an interview with the Negocios Sostenibles blog, the head of diversity and gender at IDB Invest explains the relevance of multilateral institutions in promoting gender equality and inclusion, the part the private sector plays in this and the importance of teaching by example.
The Winning Formula for Businesswomen: Financing + Training = Success
The future of female entrepreneurship is key to the recovery of the region's economies. Women in business face many obstacles, not least of which is financing; however, when asked, a lack of training emerges as a recurring problem.
Why are diversity and inclusion good for business?
On Tuesday May 21st we celebrated the World Day for Cultural Diversity, Dialogue and Development. Let’s pause and think for a moment why everyday more businesses are incorporating and discussing these concepts.
How to Ramp Up the Social and Economic Contributions of Indigenous Peoples
A strong public and private commitment with the more than 800 indigenous groups in Latin America & the Caribbean is needed to boost their contribution to economic development. Better and more investment in indigenous territories is a must, as part of an approach based on development with identity that increases the efficiency and impact of such investment.
Business tackling gender violence: An economic imperative
The private sector has a moral obligation to set the goal of eradicating violence against women. However, this is also an economic imperative, given that corporate inaction in this regard has significant costs.
Financial Institutions: Closing Gender Gaps in the Region
Opening doors for women inside and outside of financial institutions is quickly becoming two sides of the same coin. Setting aside budgets and prejudices is the next step for creating leadership and management opportunities for women in Latin America and the Caribbean.