Category: Social Business

Let’s launch the LabODD!

Launching the LabODD! Virtual meetings on October 1 & 2, 2020 Two virtual meetings will be held in French and English, at Paris time (CET): Thursday, October 1st – 2:30-4:00 pm in French Friday, October 2nd – 2:30-4:00 pm in English Click to access Zoom Meeting. To receive all information about LabODD, register here:

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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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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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