How are women shaping the world of sustainable finance?

GLF Live with Maria Amália Souza and Ayesha Khan

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For 2023, we celebrated International Women’s Day by exploring what it means to be a leader in sustainable finance with regional director of Acumen Pakistan, Ayesha Khan, and founder of the Casa Socio-Environmental Fund, Maria Amália Souza.

Khan and Souza are two of the women being celebrated in this year’s 16 Women Restoring the Earth campaign, which honors and promotes the incredible work of a selection of women over the past year.

Hosted by award-winning multimedia journalist Natasha Elkington, this GLF Live quizzed these two women on how they use finance for positive social and environmental change, from supporting grassroots projects in South America to investing in more resilient food systems in Pakistan.

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Maria Amália Souza is the Founder of the Casa Socio-Environmental Fund, an organization that promotes conservation, sustainability, democracy, socio-environmental rights and social justice through financial support to grassroots projects in South America. 

Ayesha Khan is the Regional Director for Acumen Pakistan. She is currently setting up the country’s first climate-focused fund, which will invest in growth-stage agribusinesses for resilient food systems and climate change adaptation.

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