Category: Impact Investing

Interview to Mirjana Panin, Head of Social Impact and Communications at Opportunity Bank Serbia

[Extracts] OBS is part of Opportunity International network. The organization was founded in 2002 and now has more than 54,000 borrowers and about 30,000 savers. OBS is practically the only source of financing for small farmers and microentrepreneurs in Serbia. The Bank was the first in the country to become a member of the Global Alliance…

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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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CERISE at the 2019 Convergences World Forum

5 & 6 September at Palais Brongniart, Paris (75002) Edition 12 of the Convergences World Forum will cover “INEQUALITIES – TRANSITIONS – SOLUTIONS” and highlight six Sustainable Development Goals, including SDG 8 – Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, and decent work for all. CERISE will speak alongside its partners during the session Is…

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Improve your management practices and achieve your social mission with SBS!

The Social Business Scorecard is a self-assessment tool for social businesses to assess themselves against practices that are fundamental to a socially driven enterprise. The process of filling in the SBS gives valuable insights into day-to-day management practices and can help social business determine where to focus efforts, to improve their impact and achieve their…

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July, Wednesday 3: virtual trainings on MetODD-SDG, a simple methodology to track your contribution to the SDGs

Join us on Wednesday, July 3rd for two introductory 70-minute sessions at MetODD-SDG, the only list of indicators at the microeconomic level geared to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals Targets. Practical and educational, MetODD-SDG is suitable for any type of actor with a positive social impact intent. In French at 11am (Paris time) (click to…

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