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GBA Case Study: NatWest

GBA Case Study: NatWest

The fifth in the GBA’s Case Study series on best practice banks features Women in Business champion NatWest, part of the Royal Bank of Scotland. The bank has found great success through its ability to leverage partners in the ecosystem to deliver real value to its women clients.

Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs 2017

Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs 2017

Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs 2017

Strong supporting conditions such as access to financial services and ease of doing business pave the way for progress in businesses owned by women. The inaugural Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs seeks to understand and track women’s progress and achievements in the business world, identifying which factors and conditions are most conducive to closing the gender gap among business owners in an economy.

Género en el Sistema Financiero 2015

Gender in the Financial System

Gender in the Financial System

This is the English version of the Superintendencia de Bancos e Instituciones Financieras of Chile’s 2016 report, “Gender in the Financial System,” intended to give the international community access to the country’s gender-based data on its financial system. (Versión en español)

The Missing Entrepreneurs 2015

The Missing Entrepreneurs 2015

The Missing Entrepreneurs 2015

The Missing Entrepreneurs 2015 is the third edition in a series of OECD annual reports that provide data and policy analysis on inclusive entrepreneurship. The report contains data on the scale and scope of entrepreneurship and self-employment activities across EU Member States by social target groups, as well as the barriers they face.

EY Women Entrepreneurs Asia Pacific

What Helps Women Entrepreneurs Globally Scale Their Businesses?

What Helps Women Entrepreneurs Globally Scale Their Businesses?

As leading supporters of Asia-Pacific’s women entrepreneurs, EY and Standard Chartered Bank have come together to explore the hurdles women entrepreneurs in the region are hitting in their growth journeys that prevent them from scaling their businesses globally, and how to help overcome them to accelerate growth.

BLC Bank Video We Initiative

We Initiative – BLC Bank

We Initiative – BLC Bank

BLC Bank’s We Initiative – Women Empowerment Initiative, is the first and only holistic program dedicated to the financial empowerment of women in the Middle East. It targets women in their plurality, as entrepreneurs, professionals, mothers and in their daily lives, seeking to find solutions for their challenges and concerns and aiming to unleash their potential.

EY - Does Disruption Drive Job Creation

Does Disruption Drive Job Creation?

Does Disruption Drive Job Creation?

The EY Global Job Creation Survey 2016 surveyed a record number — nearly 2,700 — of entrepreneurs in 12 major economies. Almost 6 in 10 (59%) respondents expect to increase their workforce in 2016, a leap of more than a quarter year-on-year. It is also twice the proportion of large companies planning to grow headcount, as reported in EY’s recent Capital Confidence Barometer.

Mercer - When Women Thrive Businesses Thrive

When Women Thrive, Businesses Thrive

When Women Thrive, Businesses Thrive

Building on considerable research that proves the link between diversity, innovation, and profitability, When Women Thrive leverages Mercer’s extensive experience with thousands of companies around the world to help understand the actual drivers of success in building gender diversity. The study covers 583 organizations in 42 countries, representing 3.2 million employees, including 1.3 million women.

CVP Webinar BHD Leon

Webinar: Developing Distinct CVPs for Women – BHD León

Webinar: Developing Distinct CVPs for Women – BHD León

This is a modified version of the presentation given by Banco BHD León’s Vice President, Business Development Daniel Gutiérrez at the May 18, 2016, GBA and SME Finance Forum webinar, “Developing Distinct Customer Value Propositions: What Banks Need to Know about the Women’s Market.”

CVP Webinar BLC Bank

Webinar: Developing Distinct CVPs for Women – BLC Bank

Webinar: Developing Distinct CVPs for Women – BLC Bank

This is a modified version of the presentation given by BLC Bank’s Head of Brands Management, Marketing Group Karyl Akilian at the May 18, 2016, GBA and SME Finance Forum webinar, “Developing Distinct Customer Value Propositions: What Banks Need to Know about the Women’s Market.”

Unlocking the Power of Women Entrepreneurs in New York City

Unlocking the Power of Women Entrepreneurs in New York City

This report from Citi and WENYC is the result of a study to understand the state and needs of women entrepreneurs in New York City. It includes a detailed review of existing literature, an analysis of demographic data and an assessment of current services that support women entrepreneurs.

10 Million Strong: The Tipping Point for Women’s Entrepreneurship

10 Million Strong: The Tipping Point for Women’s Entrepreneurship

This annual report from the National Women’s Business Council is a synthesis of the Council’s commitment to supporting women in business by producing best-in-class, actionable research on the most relevant issues facing aspiring and current women business owners and leaders, and identifying – through research and engagement – the unique barriers and challenges of women in pursuit of business.

BLC Bank Case Study

Estudio de Caso: BLC Bank

Estudio de Caso: BLC Bank

El segundo en la serie de estudios de caso de AGB que se enfocan en historias de éxito de miembros que se están incursionando en el mercado de las mujeres esta ya disponible para su descarga. Centrándose en el banco libanes BLC Bank, el informe ofrece una visión detallada de como el banco implemento su programa, convirtiéndose en un diferenciador competitivo y resultando en increíble crecimiento. (English version)

Como Ganarse el Mercado de la Mujer

Cómo Ganarse el Mercado de la Mujer: Síntesis

Cómo Ganarse el Mercado de la Mujer: Síntesis

Este documento ofrece una selección de ideas de la guía practica de la AGB “Como Ganarse el Mercado de las Mujeres”, la cual captura los conocimientos y lecciones aprendidas de nuestros miembros para proporcionar ejemplos prácticos , metodologías y otras herramientas clave para tener éxito con el mercado de las mujeres. La guía completa está disponible exclusivamente para miembros.

Winning the Women's Market How-To 2.0

Winning the Women’s Market: Overview

Winning the Women’s Market: Overview

This brochure offers a selection of insights from the GBA’s How-to Guide, “Winning the Women’s Market,” which captures wisdom from members to provide practical examples, methodologies and other key tools for succeeding with the Women’s Market. The full guide is available exclusively to members.

GBA How To Spanish Second Edition

Cómo Ganarse al Segmento Mujer

Cómo Ganarse al Segmento Mujer

Como Ganarse el Mercado de la Mujer es guía practica de AGB que captura los conocimientos y lecciones aprendidas de nuestros miembros para proporcionar ejemplos prácticos , metodologías y otras herramientas clave para tener éxito con el mercado de las mujeres. La guía completa está disponible exclusivamente para miembros.

BLC Bank Case Study

GBA Case Study: BLC Bank

GBA Case Study: BLC Bank

The second in the GBA Case Study series on members’ Women’s Market success stories is now available for download. Focusing on Lebanese member BLC Bank, the report offers a detailed look at the Bank’s use of its Women’s Market program as a competitive differentiator and the incredible growth it has experienced through the platform. (Version en español)

BLC Bank Women Empowerment Initiative – SBBN

BLC Bank Women
Empowerment Initiative – SBBN

This is a presentation BLC Bank made to the Small Business Banking Network in February 2013. It presents a comprehensive overview of BLC’s Women’s Market program, including top leadership buy-in (the bank’s head is a signatory to the UN Women’s Empowerment Principles), staff training, marketing & media, collateral-free loans for established (2+ years in operation) businesses, emphasis on building opportunities for women’s networking, business development services, financial literacy, and performance management & evaluation.

Women in Business 2011

Women in Business 2011

This presentation was made to the 2011 GBA membership at that year’s Annual Summit. It offers a good overview of the SME landscape in Uganda, including degree of access to finance and market opportunity for banks. Also included are a comprehensive discussion of dfcu’s Women in Business program and its results to date.

Women in Business

Women in Business

This is a presentation made by Alliance CEO Inez Murray at the IFC/Financial Times “Sustainability Days” conference in February 2013. It is a good source of statistics and information on the business case for serving the Women’s Market, an overview of the steps to take in building a Women’s Market program, and a presentation of the cases of Fleet Bank Boston and Westpac Australia. It also offers an extensive discussion of customer segmentation.

Women's Finances by Generation

Women in Business

Women in Business

Proprietary research commissioned by Westpac examines interest in, and actual ownership of, small and medium enterprises among women, broken down by different age groups and other segments. Among notable findings: Women business owners are very happy with the choices they have made; only half of women who expressed an interest in starting their own business had an actual concrete plan to do so; one in three women felt women tend to help each other more than men do; and one in ten prefers to deal only with other women.

Westpac Case Study

Estudio de Caso: Westpac

Estudio de Caso: Westpac

Westpac, un pionero internacional en la provisión de servicios bancarios para la emergente economía de las mujeres, ha reconocido el potencial de las mujeres en Australia durante los últimos 15 años. (English version)