March 28, 2021

Gender Lens Investing: Legal Perspectives

MicroVest contributed a joint report by Calvert Impact Capital and New York University’s School of Law on ‘Gender Lens Investing: Legal Perspectives.’ The report explores how investors incorporate gender considerations into the legal documentation and terms of their debt financing, summarizing the results of a survey of 20 investors. As the report details, this is still a relatively nascent practice.

As the report details, this is still a relatively nascent practice. Most investors are not using strong legal mechanisms to enforce gender considerations and there are a variety of approaches taken to incorporate gender into documentation. However, all investors surveyed shared their desire to learn from their peers.

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