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Itaú Signs Commitment with Clinton Global Initiative to Support Growth of Women-led SMEs in Brazil

GBA member Itaú Unibanco signed a commitment with the Clinton Global Initiative during CGI Latin America to support 1,500 women-led small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

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Letter from Inez: February 2014

In her February letter, GBA Chief Executive Inez Murray discusses the link between Corporate Sustainability and a company taking a strategic approach to women.

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Westpac Ranked # 1 in Global 100

An extract of an interview with Siobhan Toohill, Head of Group Sustainability and Community at Westpac, where we explore what it takes to become the world’s most sustainable bank and how focusing on women has contributed to sustainability.

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IFC: Sustainability and Gender

The IFC’s approach to sustainability has gender embedded deeply within it. Andrew McCartney, IFC’s Global Product Specialist for Gender Finance and SME Banking, shares his perspectives on why women are so vital to any bank’s sustainability strategy.

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New Member Spotlight: Banco Pichincha

Our most recent member in Latin America, Banco Pichincha, has a 31% share of the Ecuadorian market. Guido Cordero and Maria Belen Sanchez spoke with the GBA about the bank’s decision to join the Alliance.

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Register Today: BLC Study Tour

The GBA is delighted to announce that the study tour to BLC will take place April 2 – 4, 2014. Registration will close on March 7th.

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RBS releases Enterprise Tracker

GBA members RBS Group just released it’s Q4 Entreprise Tracker. The report tracks people’s attitudes to starting up in business. Most responses are disaggregated by gender.

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Westpac Ranked #1 ‘Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations’

Westpac has been ranked #1 in the ‘Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World’ which was announced last night at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

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GBA and MetLife Foundation Partner to Develop Mentoring Program for Banks

We are proud to announce the launch of a groundbreaking new initiative for 2014, the GBA Mentoring Program.

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Letter from Inez: January 2014

In her January letter, Alliance CEO Inez Murray announces the GBA Mentoring Program.

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New Member Spotlight: Banco BHD

Our newest member in Latin America, Banco BHD, has a 15% share of the Dominican market, soon to reach 20% once its merger with Banco Leon is complete. Steven Puig, Executive Vice President and General Manager, spoke with the GBA about his bank’s decision to join the Alliance.

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Mentoring Program Launch

The GBA Mentoring Program is being launched this January. This ground-breaking iniative is designed to support banks with early phase Women’s Market Programs.

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