Impact Investing

Study on Social Performance Management in Microfinance

Practices, results and challenges analyzed by Mathilde Bauwin, ADA, in collaboration with CERISE, 2018

The USSPM as an inspiring framework for impact investing

Article by CERISE, 2018.


Innover Ensemble

In French only.

Summary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development’s report on how to promote a social and inclusive economy. 2016.


Behind the buzz: the rise of client-centred finance

Article from the Microfinance Barometer 2016


Social Business: a different way of doing business and investing

 Article in Private Sector & Development – Proparco Magazine

Social Business: build a strong sector by integrating social performance as of now

Article published on March 24th 2016 on AFD’s blog Ideas4Development

Prefinancing mechanisms in fair trade

Factsheets for companies and producer organizations. Study conducted by CERISE and published in 2015 by the Platform for Fair Trade in partnership with Max Havelaar France and Ethiquable. The study identifies the main financing options available in Europe for pre-financing of fair trade contracts.

Does good client protection impact financial performance

e-MFP Brief Series, Brief 2, October 2011. Edited by European Microfinance Platform

Strengthening Governance for Responsible Finance: Examples from European Investment Funds

e-MFP Brief Series, Brief 2, October 2011. Edited by European Microfinance Platform

Driving Investment Decisions with Social Performance Information

e-MFP Brief Series, Brief 1, October 2011. Edited by European Microfinance Platform

Making Microfinance Investment Responsible – State of the Practice in Europe

European Dialogue No. 3, Nov 2010. Edited by European Microfinance Platform

The Role of Investors in Promoting Social Performance in Microfinance

European Dialogue No. 1, June 2008. Edited by European Microfinance Platform