Podcasts

Analysis, interviews, roundtables, reports and more on the topics that matter to you.

Podcast
01 July 2021

2X Challenge's Anne-Marie Lévesque, FinDev Canada and Jessica Espinoza-Trujano, DEG

Marketing
In 2018 the G7 development finance institutions (DFIs) made a commitment to deploy $3 billion before the end of 2020 in emerging markets private sector investments that benefit women - the 2X Challenge. Sam McManus discusses the impact of the initiative with Anne-Marie Lévesque, Director, Gender and Impact Management at FinDev Canada and Jessica Espinoza-Trujano, Vice President, Investments, Private Equity & Venture Capital at DEG
Play

Between 2018 and 2020 the initiative mobilised $11.4 billion, and is currently looking to far exceed this number in further commitments.

Learn more at: https://www.2xchallenge.org/

Interested in finding out more?
Ask the analyst


You might also like


Expert opinion
02 August 2022

Which African sovereigns are most likely to default?

Since the start of the pandemic only two African countries have defaulted on their sovereign debt, in large part because of remedial action by multilaterals and DFIs. But the...

Perspective
10 August 2022

Uxolo Development Finance Awards 2021: Pathfinders through...

In the first part of the inaugural Uxolo Awards we look at the best providers and financial engineering innovations in development finance in 2021.