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Colombia Leads the Gender Bond Market in Latin America & the Caribbean

The first gender bond in the region was issued in 2019 by the Panama unit of a bank based in Colombia, a country that has never stopped leading the sustainable investment market. However, more and better access to financing is still needed to consolidate this progress and grow.

Why Our Region Needs More Gender Bonds
Why Our Region Needs More Gender Bonds

Latin America is not yet late to join the nascent gender bond market. The timing is just right. These bonds also empower women economically and socially without sacrificing profitability.