Category: Social Business

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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Social Business Challenge

A serious game to discover your social entrepreneur profile! The Agence Française de Développement (AFD) has collaborated with CERISE to launch its first serious game on the topic of social business in Africa. This mobile application was developed from the Social Business Scorecard (SBS), a self-assessment tool for social enterprises. The SB Challenge game (available…

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22nd MFC Annual Conference

29–31 May 2019 in Istanbul, Turkey. The Microfinance Centre’s Annual Conference is one of the most significant regional events in the sector. This year, the Conference will tackle the practical side of digitalization in inclusive finance. CERISE will take part into the speed networking session with fintechs and investors. Join us on Thursday, 30 May…

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