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Inclusive Digital Future: SPTF and Smart Campaign’s Summit on Responsible Finance in Action

Nairobi, Kenya from June 25th to 27th Over the course of this three-day international forum – organized in partnership with MSC (Microsave Consulting) and ADA – SPTF and Smart Campaign will confront the most pressing financial inclusion question of the day: How do we promote inclusion and trust in digital financial services while fostering innovation…

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Progress in microfinance should inspire digital finance

Fintech, digital credit, pay-as-you-go … Nowdays, these new services are essential and hold great promise in transforming the sector of microfinance! By adopting digital finance new technologies, MFIs are getting closer to their customers and can reach more people. These innovations also help to better meet the needs of customers while reducing the cost toaccess financial…

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7 dimensions that define a high impact social business

The Social Business Scorecard is a self-assessment tool created to help social businesses achieve their social mission. SBS was developed by CERISE and a working group comprised of organizations looking to define what it means to be a social business.Over the course of 3 years of iterative and collaborative discussions, the group decided on 7…

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Social performance & impact

Is there a difference between social performance and impact?  At CERISE we promote social performance as an approach to more impactful organizations. But does that mean social performance is the same as impact? Not for us. Key differences between social performance and impact When you measure impact, the focus is on beneficiaries and attribution.  How…

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CERISE turns 20!

CERISE is celebrating its 20th anniversary! For the occasion, we are organizing an afternoon of discussions on ethical finance. If you can be in Paris on Friday, January 11, we welcome you with pleasure! Note that the event will be in French only, but post-event materials will be in English (registration link in the body…

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