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We support private and institutional investors with a unique set of products used to build financial products with a gender-lens.

Gender Equality Data

Equileap gathers data on over 3,000 companies in 23 developed countries. Companies are then ranked on gender equality based on 19 criteria, since 2011 until now. Data is available for licensing to investment professionals willing to screen existing portfolios or create new products. Some of our clients below.

Equileap Gender Equality Indices

We have designed six indices with two leading index providers: Solactive and Morningstar. Our Family covers US, North America, Europe, Global and Top 100 indices. Some of our clients are listed below.

Evolve North American Gender Diversity Index ETF (HERS) listed in TSX in Sep 2017

based on the Equileap North American Gender Equality Index (methodology here, ticker EQUALNA)

“Gender Diversity is becoming a prominent topic with Canadians – and this ETF provides an opportunity to support it through investment,” Raj Lala, CEO Evolve Funds.


Lyxor Global Gender Equality ETF (ELLE) listed in Lux in Nov 2017

based on the Equileap Global Gender Equality Index (methodology here, ticker EQUAL)

“It’s not just good for society though, companies embracing equality tend to perform better too,” Clarisse Djabbari, Deputy Head of Lyxor ETFs & Indexing.


UBS Global Gender Equality ETF (GENDER) listed in SIX in Jan 2018

based on the Equileap Global Gender Equality 100 Leaders Index (methodology here, ticker SOLGGE)

“The launch of this new ETF provides investors with a unique opportunity to benefit from systematically investing in the leading global companies on gender diversity, based on Equileap’s pioneering research into corporate gender diversity, while at the same time having the potential to achieve strong returns,” Michael Baldinger, UBS Asset Management head of sustainable and impact investing.


Impact Shares YWCA Women’s Empowerment ETF  (WOMN) listed in NY in Aug 2018

based on the Morningstar Women’s Empowerment Index build with Equileap (methodology here)

“We believe this is an important step in the evolution of women’s advocacy,” Ethan Powell, CEO of Impact Shares.
“The WOMN ETF puts the power to empower women in everyone’s hands. It allows us to leverage the capital markets to further our 160-year mission to eliminate racism and empower women,” Alejandra Y. Castillo, CEO of YWCA USA.


Tailored Services and Reports

Equileap provides Services to investors looking for best practices to screen their portfolios. We organise bespoke workshops and training seminars, tailored to the needs of our clients.

We also offer Company Reports, an in-depth analysis of each company’s performance in terms of gender equality relative to its sector and country, based on our 19 criteria, updated several times per year. Special orders with an analytical overlay and customised research are also available upon request.

View the l'Oreal Company Report

Research has proven the significant impact of gender equality on companies and economies’ finances.

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