Category: External Publications

European Social Enterprise Monitor 2022

European Social Enterprise Monitor 2022

The ESEM is the first social enterprise monitor on the European level, gathering survey data from social entrepreneurs from across [...]

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Green microfinance in Europe, first steps and forthcoming opportunities

Green microfinance in Europe, first steps and forthcoming opportunities

Read the latest findings on Green Microfinance (by EMN in collaboration with e-MFP, Green Inclusive & Climate Smart Finance Action [...]

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Support for Digitalisation of Social Impact

Support for Digitalisation of Social Impact

During the Covid-19 pandemic, third sector organisations (TSOs) and social enterprises (SEs) were forced to adapt to a rapidly changing [...]

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Outcomes Management for Financial Services Providers. A proposed standard framework aligned with Sustainable Development Goals

Outcomes Management for Financial Services Providers. A proposed standard framework aligned with Sustainable Development Goals

This paper summarizes the work that CERISE and SPTF have conducted with investors and FSPs to define a more pragmatic [...]

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The SDGs: a common framework to promote Social Impact Measurement of the SSE

The SDGs: a common framework to promote Social Impact Measurement of the SSE

This report analyses the potential of integrating the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into the Social Impact Measurement (SIM) of the [...]

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A Practical Guide to Measuring and Managing Impact

A Practical Guide to Measuring and Managing Impact

The goal of impact measurement is to manage and control the process of creating social impact in order to maximise [...]

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Navigating Impact Measurement and Management

Navigating Impact Measurement and Management

The report published by European Venture Philantropy Association (EVPA) highlights the key issues and considerations for measuring and, more importantly, [...]

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Social Banking Impact Report 2021

Social Banking Impact Report 2021

See the impact report of Erste Group created in 2021                     [...]

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Best practice in microfinance

Best practice in microfinance

Read the latest case studies : Best practice in microfinance: Expanding financial inclusion to populations with a refugee or migrant [...]

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THE GREEN INDEX: AN INNOVATIVE TOOL TO ASSESS GREEN INCLUSIVE FINANCE PERFORMANCE OF FSPS

THE GREEN INDEX: AN INNOVATIVE TOOL TO ASSESS GREEN INCLUSIVE FINANCE PERFORMANCE OF FSPS

GREEN INDEX 3.0  here For a short training on the content of the Green Index 3.0, please click Digital Solution for [...]

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“Green Transformation and Microfinance”, Online Workshop by Albanian Microfinance Association

“Green Transformation and Microfinance”, Online Workshop by Albanian Microfinance Association

Albanian Microfinance Association held an online workshop themed: “Green Transformation and Microfinance” As part of the activities carried out by [...]

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The Sentinel Project

The Sentinel Project

Microfinance has never faced a challenge like the Covid-19 pandemic.  Researchers are eager to understand how the unfolding crisis is [...]

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The Impact of the Crisis on Microfinance Institutions. The Analyses and Perspectives.

The Impact of the Crisis on Microfinance Institutions. The Analyses and Perspectives.

The Covid-19 pandemic affected all economies impacting fragile economies and the most vulnerable populations in particular. The Grameen Crédit Agricole [...]

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Benchmarking Microfinance in Romania (2019-2020)

Benchmarking Microfinance in Romania (2019-2020)

This is the fifth comparative evaluation study of the microfinance sector in Romania and it aims to achieve several objectives: [...]

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Small Goes Digital

Small Goes Digital

How digitalization can bring about productive growth for micro and small enterprises The report deals with an urgent knowledge gap [...]

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Crisis Roadmap for Microfinance Institutions: COVID-19 and Beyond

Crisis Roadmap for Microfinance Institutions: COVID-19 and Beyond

The crisis response roadmap is designed to help MFIs navigate the COVID-19 health pandemic and its economic impact, and to provide guidance [...]

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HR Development Practices in the Microfinance Sector

HR Development Practices in the Microfinance Sector

Read the recent study report Together with e-MFP, we are pleased to announce the launch of the report ‘Human Resource [...]

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MFC Member: Banca Etica – Impact Report 2020

MFC Member: Banca Etica – Impact Report 2020

Banca Etica, an MFC Memeber! “2019 marked Banca Etica’s twentieth year of activity. It was a year filled with new [...]

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EU Funding Toolkit – a Very Useful Resource on EU Funding Programmes by Euclid Network

EU Funding Toolkit – a Very Useful Resource on EU Funding Programmes by Euclid Network

Download the Euclid toolkit [...]

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Benchmarking Microfinance Romania

Benchmarking Microfinance Romania

The Romanian microfinance institutions managed to access 8.3% of the EaSI Guarantee Facility’s budget, making available more than 170 million [...]

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