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Her Breakthrough

In a year of breakthroughs, legions of women made their firsts quietly.

Chipping away at age-old social and institutional barriers that have long restricted everything from when they eat to how they can earn or manage money.

Our #HerBreakthrough campaign celebrates their victories. And we hope they inspire new firsts tomorrow.

Breakthroughs for Financing Sustainable Agriculture

November 07, 2017

“It’s not culturally common for us to work with foundations and NGOS--we’re a bank,” said Matthew Arnold, the Global Head of Sustainable Finance for JPMorgan Chase, which handles US$2 trillion in assets.

He was speaking in Seattle on Nov. 2, during a breakfast panel with Paul Moseley, Program Officer, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Steve Hollingworth, President and CEO of Grameen Foundation. So, perhaps it was a trio of unlikely bedfellows--but perhaps not.