Category: Impact Investing

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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After The European Microfinance Week 2020

Discussion summary after the meeting of CERISE LabODD & e-MFP Investors Action Group Members   On November 18th, the Online European Microfinance Week 2020 was launched. At the opening sessions, e-MFP’s Investor Action Group and CERISE LabODD members met to discuss social performance measurement within microfinance institutions. The meeting was organised jointly with SPTF’s Social…

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Make the SDGs a roadmap for impact!

Thanks to co-financing from the AFD’s CSO Initiatives Mechanism, CERISE and its partners are coming together in a LabODD to work on measuring results with impact organizations.   This project is a concrete and operational proposal to current social and environmental emergencies. It aims to equip and support microfinance institutions, social enterprises and impact investors,…

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