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2018-01 Socap365: The Case for Gender Lens Investing

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This deck presents some data points to consider when beginning a discussion on the meaning, financial potential, and impact of gender lens investing. The trend toward gender equity has reached the inflection point. Invest in companies that will ride this trend on a variety of levels to financial success. What we do with that ROI is as important as earning it.

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2018-01 Socap365: The Case for Gender Lens Investing

  1. 1. THE CASE FOR GENDER LENS INVESTING AN INTERACTIVE CONVERSATION SOCAP 365 | IMPACT HUB SEATTLE | FEB 5, 2018
  2. 2. BACKGROUND JANINE FIRPO AND GILLIAN MUESSIG
  3. 3. YOUR IMPATIENT HOSTS Janine Firpo | NextWave Ventures Gillian Muessig | Outlines Venture Group
  4. 4. JANINE FIRPO
  5. 5. GILLIAN MUESSIGGILLIAN MUESSIG
  6. 6. $100 MILLION FOR DIVERSE FOUNDING TEAMS
  7. 7. AGENDA 1. Background 2. Discussion 3. Solutions 4. Resources
  8. 8. THOUGHT. WORD. DEED. “Watch your thoughts for they become words. Watch your words for they become actions. Watch your actions for they become habits. Watch your habits, for they become your character. And watch your character, for it becomes your destiny.” Margaret Thatcher “The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care. And let it spring from love born out of concern for all beings.” Buddha
  9. 9. CATHARSIS
  10. 10. POTTER’S BANK
  11. 11. THE ILL WIND
  12. 12. SOLUTIONS
  13. 13. SOLUTIONS
  14. 14. JACKIE VENDERBRUG
  15. 15. GENDER LENS INVESTING The deliberate integration of gender analysis into investment analysis and decision making.
  16. 16. GENDER LENS
  17. 17. MOST UNDERUTILIZED RESOURCE ON PLANET EARTH
  18. 18. WHAT IS THE IMPACT ON GIRLS & WOMEN? “Girls want superheroes AND the boys want superheroes!” Riley Maida, Age 4
  19. 19. UNPAID WORK VS THE RIGHTS OF LEISURE
  20. 20. WE TRAIN WOMEN TO DEVALUE THEIR WORK
  21. 21. DATA
  22. 22. AND THE DATA KEEPS ROLLING IN…
  23. 23. GDP Increased gender equity is correlated with higher GDP growth
  24. 24. NET MARGINS
  25. 25. BOOST GLOBAL GDP $12T
  26. 26. 63% HIGHER ROI
  27. 27. CORROBORATION
  28. 28. MARKETS ARE CHANGING
  29. 29. BOOMERS TO MILLENNIALS https://privatebank.wf.com/conversations/filter/topics/69/P12
  30. 30. 93% OF MILLENNIALS SPEND WITH A SOCIAL IMPACT LENS https://privatebank.wf.com/conversations/filter/topics/69/P12
  31. 31. WHEN WE ARE AWARE OF OUR BIAS…. We can make better investment decisions. * In case you missed it: All investors are pale, young, and slender; women are blonde and men are taller. Oh.. and guys wear long sleeved button downs, but women can wear pullover shirts and shorter sleeves.
  32. 32. 58%: SOCIAL IMPACT IS IMPORTANT IN INVESTING SOCIAL IMPACT impacts my investment decisions SOCIAL IMPACT MATTERS IN MY INVESTMENTS NOT AN ISSUE
  33. 33. WOMEN VOICE THE TREND MORE QUICKLY SOCIAL IMPACT impacts my investment decisions WOMEN MEN
  34. 34. STAY AHEAD OF TRENDS , NOT BEHIND THEM Gender lens investing is not about investing for women; it’s about making smart investments
  35. 35. LET’S TALK! SOCAP 365 GENDER LENS DISCUSSION
  36. 36. 1ST FLOOR 4th FLOOR 3rd FLOOR Noon – 12:55 LUNCH UNASSIGNED TABLES TABLES A-H J-PSEATING 1:00 – 1:30 Investing Beyond Capital Aikido for philanthropists Balancing returns and impact 1:30 – 1:55 Global Impact 2:00 – 2:40 International impact investing Zebras Fix what Unicorns break Organizing the PNW impact ecosystem 2:45 – 3:25 Increasing regional resilience 3:30 – 3:55 NETWORKING 4:00 – 4:55 You are investing using the wrong tools… • Luni Libes 5:00 – 5:30 Wrap-up, announcements and next steps 5:30 – 6:30 HAPPY HOUR

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