August 18, 2020
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Equality Means Business: The Women's Empowerment Principles

It was just over a decade ago, on International Women’s Day in 2010, that UN Women and UN Global Compact collaborated to establish and launch the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs). The idea behind them was, and remains, simple: to offer clear and practical guidance to businesses worldwide as they seek to advance gender equality and empower women in the workplace, marketplace, and community. The WEPs also serve to help governments as they engage with businesses to promote gender equality in all aspects of society.
June 23, 2020
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Multiculturalism Day 2020: Celebrating and Exploring Music in the Developing World

June 27th is Multiculturalism Day in Canada and is meant to celebrate the significance of multiculturalism and diversity in our country, as well as in the work we do. To mark the occasion, we collaborated with our coworkers and leaders to create a playlist that highlights the music and genres from the countries and regions where we work in Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa.
April 20, 2020
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COVID-19: Supporting Private Sector Resiliency in Emerging and Frontier Markets is Key to a Global Recovery

People and organizations around the world are currently facing the abrupt and exceptional challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. I want to take a few moments to share FinDev Canada’s immediate response to this crisis and discuss how we’re gaining insight into, and preparing for, the medium and longer-term repercussions for our client companies and the people they serve.