Category: Idia

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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Reusing the (Social Performance Management) wheel

What can impact investing learn from microfinance. in 2019 Microfinance Barometer “Unlike the traditional development actors that paved the way in microfinance, impact investors rarely have strong monitoring and evaluation habits and know little of the academic concepts of impact assessment. […] The microfinance sector offers an answer. Today, rather than collect data to prove…

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Study on Social Performance Management in Microfinance

Practices, results and challenges analyzed by Mathilde Bauwin, ADA, in collaboration with CERISE Download the full study (in English) Since 2014, CERISE has been supporting microfinance institutions (MFIs) wishing to evaluate their social performance management practices, thanks to the SPI4 social audit tool, fully aligned with the Universal Standards for Social Performance Management. CERISE centralizes…

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