Inclusive finance

Cuestiones claves para dirigir una institución de segundo piso sólida y durable

Guía operacional destinado a las organizaciones de financiamiento de segundo piso y sus contrapartes, elaborado a partir de la capitalización de experiencias de las instituciones de segundo piso contrapartes de la SIDI.

En colaboración con F3E, 2017

The USSPM as an inspiring framework for impact investing

Article by CERISE, 2018.


The Universal Standards for Social Performance Management – Where do we go from here?

e-MFP brief serie n°7, October 2018. Edited by European Microfinance Platform


The challenge of microfinance



The challenge of microfinance: being responsible to be sustainable, being profitable to be responsible. Article in the Microfinance Barometer 2018.

Making microfinance work better

Making microfinance work better with the Universal Standards and CERISE-SPI4. Article in the Microfinance Barometer 2017.


Eco d’ici et ailleurs

In French only.

CERISE’s Jon Sallé is interviewed by Jean-Pierre Boris of RFI, along with Philippe Guichandut, of Fondation Grameen du Crédit Agricole and Cyril Fouillet, Economist at ESSCA, l’Ecole de Management d’Angers.




Behind the buzz: the rise of client-centred finance

Article from the Microfinance Barometer 2016


De nouveaux objectifs pour la microfinance

In French only.

Après une phase de crise et de doutes, elle repart sur des bases assainies et intègre l’enjeu environnemental.

Article in L’AGEFI Hebdo from 27/08/2015.


Prefinancing mechanisms in fair trade

Factsheets for companies and producer organizations. Study conducted by CERISE and published in 2015 by the Platform for Fair Trade in partnership with Max Havelaar France and Ethiquable. The study identifies the main financing options available in Europe for pre-financing of fair trade contracts.

Does good client protection impact financial performance

e-MFP Brief Series, Brief 2, October 2011. Edited by European Microfinance Platform

Strengthening Governance for Responsible Finance: Examples from European Investment Funds

e-MFP Brief Series, Brief 2, October 2011. Edited by European Microfinance Platform

Driving Investment Decisions with Social Performance Information

e-MFP Brief Series, Brief 1, October 2011. Edited by European Microfinance Platform

Making Microfinance Investment Responsible – State of the Practice in Europe

European Dialogue No. 3, Nov 2010. Edited by European Microfinance Platform

The Role of Investors in Promoting Social Performance in Microfinance

European Dialogue No. 1, June 2008. Edited by European Microfinance Platform


Producer’s organizations & financial institutions – a guide

In French only.

This guide explores how to reinforce partnerships between producer organizations and rural finance institutions. Developed in partnership with SupAgro and IRAM.