Category: Impact Investing

Key Resources related to the SDGs by LabODD CERISE

How to make SDG measurement actionable? CERISE and the LabODD suggest a living document with selected key tools and technical resources related to the SDGs. This document primarily aims to promote understanding of the SDG framework, give operational tools and resources, so that investors and social entrepreneurs can appropriate these elements and integrate them into…

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Conducting remote evaluations: what an experience!

As SPM Pros (SPI qualified auditors, Client Protection assessors and trainers, TA providers) we value being in the field, organizing face-to face workshops and trainings, conducting interviews, meeting with FSPs’ staff and clients, discussing pros and cons, sharing a coffee… This is how we manage to make direct observations, get in-depth insights, and cross-check information….

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CERISE 2020 Annual Report

2020… What a strange year! We shared with our partners across the globe the same fears, frustrations, hopes and ambitions as we all faced the unprecedented Covid crisis. The constraints pushed us to re-invent, test and explore new forms of communication, exchange and cooperation! Ultimately, 2020 was a constructive, productive and fruitful year. Thank you,…

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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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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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