While gender lens investing metrics are still lacking, some experts say that rushing out a strict taxonomy at an early stage could constrain growth for the budding sector.
Danish pension plan PBU may have backed a Southeast Asia women-focused fund for commercial reasons, but it is in a small minority of asset owners making such investments.
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