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60 Decibels Joins 2X Global

60 Decibels has joined 2X Global to better support their strategy pillars, from building investor capacity to advancing and aligning standards that help shift markets.

60 Decibels, the leading global, tech-enabled social impact measurement company, has joined 2X Global, the global membership and field-building organisation focused on unlocking gender-smart capital at scale.  2X Global engages the full spectrum of investors, capital providers and intermediaries to advance gender equality and women’s economic empowerment through gender lens investing.

2X Global’s work is aligned with 60 Decibels’ commitment to supporting the gender lens investing ecosystem. Through its membership, 60 Decibels will collaborate to better support 2X Global’s strategy pillars, from building investor capacity to advancing and aligning standards that help shift markets.

“2X Global has already transformed the way the sector thinks about how investing can contribute towards gender equity. We’re thrilled to play a supporting role to this movement’s incredible goals.” said Tom Adams, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at 60 Decibels.

CEO of 2X Global Jessica Espinoza welcomed 60 Decibels to their community of members, stating, “We are excited to join forces with a like-minded organisation that shares our commitment to creating a more sustainable and equitable future. We’re looking forward to their contributions, in particular the ways in which their tools and expertise can assist our members to better understand gender impact across their portfolios. I am confident that having 60 Decibels as a member will enhance our collective ability to catalyse transformative solutions in creating access to finance for women at scale.”

“I am confident that having 60 Decibels as a member will enhance our collective ability to catalyse transformative solutions in creating access to finance for women at scale.”

Jessica Espinoza, 2X Global CEO

60 Decibels brings speed and repeatability to social impact measurement and customer insights. 60 Decibels makes it easy to listen to the people who matter most, using its network of 1,100+ researchers in 80+ countries.  

60dB provides genuine benchmarks of impact performance, enabling organizations to understand impact relative to peers and set performance targets. The company has worked with more than 1,000 of the world’s leading impact investors, companies, foundations, corporations, NGOs, and public sector organizations. 60dB has interviewed over 225,000 women and men globally, and their data and insights enables organizations to make data driven decisions about their businesses, products, and services. 

“We are excited to join 2X Global at a time of increasing momentum for gender lens investing. To better monitor, report, and make decisions on financing for gender equity solutions, it is critical that we address the need for more robust gender data that includes women’s voices. At 60 Decibels, our aim is to fill this gap – by intentionally listening to women and girls, and gathering data on their lived experiences. We look forward to collaborating with 2X Global’s network to further develop the way the industry thinks about and systematically collects gender data for meaningful action,” says Nilah Mitchell, Director at 60 Decibels.

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