Category: Social Business

Environmental Performance Management in practice #2

The experience of UBTEC, in Burkina Faso In February 2022, CERISE+SPTF released the updated Universal Standards. This third edition now includes a new Dimension 7 dedicated to Environmental Performance Management*. This addition reflects a growing awareness that we all have a role to play when it comes to facing environmental and climate challenges. And yet,…

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Environmental Performance Management in practice #1

The experience of Assilassimé Solidarité, in Togo In February 2022, CERISE+SPTF released the updated Universal Standards. This third edition now includes a new Dimension 7 dedicated to Environmental Performance Management*. This addition reflects a growing awareness that we all have a role to play when it comes to facing environmental and climate challenges. And yet,…

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Gender-Blind or Gender-Aware?

Social Performance Management and Women’s Financial Inclusion Article prepared by SPTF   From our earliest days, CERISE + SPTF has stressed a simple message. Social performance management is nothing more—but also nothing less—than a way of doing business that puts customers at the center. The trick, of course, is that doing business this way requires…

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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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An interview with Jurgen Hammer by InFiNe.lu

Jurgen Hammer, Managing Director of SPTF Europe, presents the work of SPTF to the Inclusive Finance Network Luxembourg (InFiNe.lu). Read Face-to-Face Interview Watch Video Presentation InFiNe.lu is the Luxembourg platform that brings together public, private and civil society actors involved in inclusive finance. As member of InFiNe.lu, SPTF Europe brings its experience to the Platform of…

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