Adie Secures Prestigious MFC Green Recognition Award 

In a remarkable commitment to environmental responsibility, Adie proudly secures the distinguished MFC Green Recognition Award. This significant achievement underscores Adie’s steadfast dedication to sustainable finance and pioneering initiatives in the microfinance landscape. The award ceremony took place during the third edition of Social Finance Vibe 2023, a 2-day virtual learning event. 

Adie stands out as a beacon of sustainability in finance, exceeding conventional financial services. Offering clients a unique quasi-equity loan tailored for green transitions, Adie facilitates businesses through workshops, fact sheets, and insightful mailings. This holistic approach aids clients in transitioning to greener practices, realizing energy cost savings, and understanding the profound benefits of sustainable operations. 

Through the utilization of an analysis grid and a self-diagnosis tool, Adie empowers loan advisors to seamlessly integrate the environmental dimension into clients’ activities. This strategic initiative not only reduces specific costs but also raises awareness of regulatory standards, fostering the development of a brand image aligned with sustainable principles. 

About the MFC Green Recognition Award  

The MFC Green Recognition Award celebrates organizations that demonstrate a steadfast commitment to environmentally sustainable practices and contribute significantly to the green finance landscape.  

You can also find out more about the MFC Green Recognition Awards 2022 here. 

About Adie: 

A French non-profit organization and the first microcredit institution in France and Western Europe. Adie advocates that anyone can become an entrepreneur, even without financial means or diplomas, if he can be financed and if he has access to a personalized professional support, based on mutual trust, solidarity and responsibility. Through microcredits and business development services, Adie helps people to create and/or develop their business or to return to employment. 

About Microfinance Centre (MFC):  

A social finance network that promotes fairness, inclusion, equality and responsible service. MFC unites over 120 organisations across 36 countries of Europe, Central Asia, who together deliver responsible microfinance services to almost 2,000,000 low-income clients.   

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