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RESULTS

A Community Fostering

Inclusive and Green Finance

Who We Are

We empower women-owned and led businesses in Asia and the Pacific by assisting financial institutions in providing gender-responsive and sustainable finance through the adoption of cutting-edge technologies. 

Here, you will find a diverse range of knowledge products and learning events, including:

 

Check this site for updated resources. 

This is a members-only portal that offers exclusive insights into industry knowledge. By becoming a member, you can:

  • Access tailored knowledge events and materials on climate and gender related topics

  • Download tools and toolkits related to sustainable finance

Embrace the power of knowledge, and let our portal keep you updated! 

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Spotlight

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Visa Learning Materials Now Available to gWFX Members

Interested in helping your clients to improve their financial and entrepreneurial literacy?

Through our knowledge partnership with Visa, gWFX members can now access Visa’s Practical Business Skills and Practical Learning Skills.

If you are a member, find more information here.

If you are not yet a member, please sign up now.

News and Events

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Newsletter: Sustainable Finance Opportunities in Georgia

Our latest newsletter shines a spotlight on Georgia’s sustainable finance opportunities. 

 

This May, Georgia hosted the Asian Development Bank (ADB)’s Annual Meeting for the first time. The meeting, under the theme “Bridge to the Future,” focused on key development issues facing Asia and the Pacific, including climate change and sustainability. Many sectors in the country that are vulnerable to climate risks also present opportunities for green investment, such as climate smart agriculture.

Read more here.

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Knowledge Event Exclusive for gWFX Members

Thank you for joining the first of a three-part knowledge series exclusively for our members! The first session was led by our sustainable finance expert, Carola Menzel last 13 June. Members can access the presentation here
Watch out for the next two sessions which will feature Gender Finance​ and Digital Technology.

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CAREC Women’s Empowerment Online Platform 

 

On 8 April, the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program launched the CAREC Women’s Empowerment Online Platform (WEOP). WEOP  is a new digital space that aims to empower women in CAREC member countries (Azerbaijan, People’s Republic of China, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Mongolia, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan) by providing capacity development resources, opportunities for networking, knowledge sharing, and collaboration.

 

WEOP content is available in three languages: English, Russian and Chinese. 

Technology

We support FIs in the identification and selection of cutting-edge technologies to facilitate gender-responsive and sustainable financing.

What We Do

Capacity
Building

We provide tailored knowledge solutions to enhance our partners' capacity in delivering inclusive financial services.

Funding
Opportunity

We explore funding and co-financing opportunities to support FIs  in boosting  lending to women and women's businesses.

Sustainable
Finance

We encourage and assist the implementation of sustainable finance in our partner FI's strategy, operation, products and services. 

Partners

The Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) is our co-financing partner. We-Fi is a collaborative partnership among 14 governments, eight multilateral development banks (MDBs), and other public and private sector stakeholders, hosted by the World Bank Group.

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The CAREC Women’s Empowerment Online Platform (WEOP) is our knowledge partner. It is a comprehensive and user-friendly digital space that aims to empower women across the region by providing capacity development resources, opportunities for networking, knowledge sharing, and collaboration with stakeholders.

The CAREC member countries are Azerbaijan, People’s Republic of China, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Mongolia, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.

Visa is a world-leading digital payments network that removes barriers and connects people to the global economy. Visa aims to uplift everyone, everywhere by being the best way to pay and be paid.

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Need more details?

We are here to assist you. Contact us by email at womenfinx@adb.org or through the contact form.

We are open from 8:00AM - 5:00PM Philippine Standard Time (UTC +8).

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That is cleaner than 56% of web pages globally. 
Tested on 14 December 2023.

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