Category: Social Business

Small trees make great forests

Carbon emissions compensation with Inter Aide Well aware of climate issues and of its social and environmental responsibility, CERISE compensates for its carbon emissions by contributing, since 2017, to the project of the NGO Inter Aide in Madagascar. Inter Aide supports rural families in the South-East of Madagascar, for the reforestation of very degraded lands…

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LabODD NEXT STEPS!

Following the kick-off meeting, here are the next steps for LabODD members: CERISE’s Social Business Working Group officially becomes LabODD! End of October: CERISE sends the questionnaire on the state of practices to LabODD members. November 5th, 2:30 pm (CET/Paris time): introductory session on MetODD-SDG! The information will be disseminated upstream, all participants interested in the…

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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 (CEST): 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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