2X COLLABORATIVE LIMITEDStatus: Approved investment
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Who is our customer
2X Collaborative is a global industry initiative for gender lens investing convening the entire spectrum of capital providers.
What is our funding objective?
The funding objective is to support knowledge development and sharing on crucial topics for FMO and its clients especially on 1) Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. 2) addressing Gender-Based Violence (GBVH) and Harassment with the delivery of a GBVH guidance and tools for clients and 3) Gender Lens Investing training for clients. This can serve FMO in reaching more gender lens investing, and further establishing FMO’s impact attributes as an investor with a goal towards gender equality and women’s empowerment
Why do we fund this investment?
As of July 2021, the 2X Challenge and Gender Finance Collaborative (GFC) have continued as the 2X Collaborative (2XC). The 2XC will be a leading industry body for gender lens investing, bringing together a broad range of investors deploying capital with a gender lens, DFIs but also commercial and impact investors. It provides members with access to peer learning networks, knowledge and co-investment platforms (Communities of Practice) as well as partnership and training opportunities, and innovative investment tools. FMO has been actively involved in the shaping of the 2XC entity, including through a corporate governance project. Through this funding, FMO’s membership is secured.
- Infrastructure, Manufacturing and Services
- Effective date
- Total FMO financing
- EUR 0.25 MLN