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Impact Investing and Reporting on SDG Outcomes

Back to EMW 2020: a panel session moderated by CERISE   The Special Online Edition of the European Microfinance Week 2020 successfully gathered 500+ participants from all over the world, bringing ideas and discussions to a large international audience. CERISE took part in several meetings, including the e-MFP Investors Action Group on November 18 (learn…

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The GSQ is available on CERISE website!

Getting Started Questionnaire: Client Protection Self Assessment for Financial Service Providers   Treating vulnerable clients in a responsible manner should be the bare minimum requirement for providers. This means adapting products, protecting clients from over-indebtedness, treating clients fairly and respectfully, ensuring their privacy, resolving their complaints, and using responsible transparent prices. The Getting Started Questionnaire…

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SPI4 APR Estimation Tool now includes MFTransparency APR Calculator

Revised APR Estimation Tool makes it easier to calculate interest rates!   CERISE’s Excel-based SPI4 APR Estimation Tool makes it easy for SPI4 users to calculate the Annual Percentage Rate of a loan portfolio and complete the indicator on Loan Pricing in the Organization Information section of SPI online. And it now includes a streamlined…

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IDIA and the Operating Principles for Impact Management

Preparing your OPIM Disclosure Statement? Engaging in strategic thinking around your impact thesis or theory of change? Try IDIA.   CERISE-IDIA is a social strategy assessment tool designed to help impact investors meet the challenge of turning intention into impact. IDIA is easy-to-use and free. As a stand-alone assessment, IDIA can help investors align their…

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After The European Microfinance Week 2020

Discussion summary after the meeting of CERISE LabODD & e-MFP Investors Action Group Members   On November 18th, the Online European Microfinance Week 2020 was launched. At the opening sessions, e-MFP’s Investor Action Group and CERISE LabODD members met to discuss social performance measurement within microfinance institutions. The meeting was organised jointly with SPTF’s Social…

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