publication . Research . 2016

BLC Bank - Lebanon : Leading in Banking on Women

International Finance Corporation;
Open Access English
  • Published: 31 Aug 2016
  • Publisher: International Finance Corporation, Washington, DC
  • Country: United States
The overall objective of this study is to learn about the impact of International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) Banking on Women (BoW) Program in the Europe and Central Asia and the Middle East and North Africa (EMENA) through BLC Bank of Lebanon. The objective of this specific case study is to understand the success of the BoW program for BLC Bank in Lebanon in terms of the program’s contribution to the bank’s bottom line, the growth and sustainability of the BoW business, as well as the capacity created within the bank to sustainably service women entrepreneurs and consumers. BLC Bank’s BoW Program has been branded by the Bank as the, We Initiative (Women Empowe...
free text keywords: SME, small and medium-sized enterprises, microfinance, banking on women, gender gap, labor market
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