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Así es como David Lozano de Root Capital trabaja para redefinir el ‘machismo’ en México

Posted by Lauren Baum  |  Jul 6, 2015 4:09:00 PM

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Inversión con un enfoque en la igualdad de género. Half the Sky.  HeForShe. Lean In.

Durante los últimos años el empoderamiento económico de las mujeres se ha convertido en un tema predominante entre periodistas, profesionales del desarrollo internacional, inversionistas y empresas internacionales por igual.

A pesar de que el interés en estos temas de la igualdad de género ha ido creciendo significativamente, David Lozano, quien trabaja en México como Coordinador de servicios de asesoría financiera para Root Capital, ya había iniciado a dedicar su trabajo a esta problemática desde hace 20 años, analizando el impacto que las desigualdades de género tienen en las personas, en las familias y en las comunidades en general.

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Topics: Mexico, Women in Agriculture, Root Capital, Advisory Services, En Español

How Root Capital's David Lozano is Redefining ‘Machismo’ in Mexico

Posted by Lauren Baum  |  Jul 2, 2015 12:22:00 PM

David Lozano

Half the Sky. Gender-lens investing. HeforShe. Lean In.

Over the last several years, women’s economic empowerment has become a prevalent theme among journalists, international development practitioners, investors, and global companies alike.

While mainstream interest in these issues has only recently piqued, Chiapas-based David Lozano, Root Capital’s Financial Advisory Services Coordinator for Mexico, has spent the last 20 years exploring gender inequality and its impact on individuals, families, and communities throughout the country.

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Topics: Mexico, Women in Agriculture, 15 Voices Blog Series, Advisory Services, Staff Profiles

Environmental Impact: A Glimpse Into Tziscao Coffee Cooperative

Posted by Elizabeth Teague  |  Sep 19, 2014 9:50:00 AM

 

In 2012 and 2013, Root Capital conducted a mobile data management project with Tziscao (pseudonym to protect the confidentiality of our client), a coffee cooperative client in southern Mexico. While not designed as an impact study, the engagement with Tziscao provided us with data pointing to the cooperative’s likely impacts on its farmer members, both in terms of improved livelihoods and environmental performance, as well as a window into Root Capital’s impact on the cooperative. The results are highlighted below and discussed in more detail in the full study.

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Topics: Mexico, Climate Smart Agriculture, Impact Assessment

Announcing New Case Study: Tziscao Coffee Cooperative

Posted by Elizabeth Teague  |  Aug 28, 2014 12:56:00 PM

Member of Tziscao, a coffee cooperative in southern Mexico

In 2012 and 2013, Root Capital conducted a mobile data management project with Tziscao (pseudonym to protect the confidentiality of our client), a coffee cooperative client in southern Mexico. While not designed as an impact study, the engagement with Tziscao provided us with data pointing to the cooperative’s likely impacts on its farmer members, both in terms of improved livelihoods and environmental performance, as well as a window into Root Capital’s impact on the cooperative. The results are highlighted below and discussed in more detail in the full study.

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Topics: Mexico, Climate Smart Agriculture, Impact Assessment