June 7, 2020

Strategies to Increase Access to Markets in India

MUMBAI, INDIA, June 7, 2020 — International Finance Corporation (IFC) and WEConnect International have partnered to boost market access for women entrepreneurs by i) raising awareness on the business case for gender-inclusive sourcing, and ii) encouraging firms to adopt best practices to increase sourcing from women-owned SMEs.

A roundtable was held in Mumbai, India, convening member buyers and financial institutions seeking to start or expand their gender-inclusive sourcing efforts and address the access to finance challenges faced by women-owned SMEs. This brief highlights learnings from the roundtable.