PUBLICATIONS

Assessment of the Sustainable Performance of SME Finance Service Providers

November 9, 2018

Assessment of the Sustainable Performance of SME Finance Service Providers

The European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP) and the Social Performance Task Force (SPTF) have published a study on the Assessment of the Sustainable performance of SME finance institutions. The study was drafted by Lucia Spaggiari, MFR, in collaboration with the e-MFP Investor Action Group and the Social Performance Task Force (SPTF) Social Investors Working Group. The proposed approach offers modular options to investors willing to assess the sustainable performance of SME finance institutions. The suggested metrics adapt the SPTF Universal Standards of Social Performance Management to the different goals, language and needs of SME banks and other SME finance institutions.

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Guidelines on Outcomes Management for Investors

November 7, 2016

Guidelines on Outcomes Management for Investors

“Guidelines for integrating outcomes measurement, analysis, and reporting into the operations of inclusive finance investors, asset managers, and other funders”, developed in partnership with the European Microfinance Platform (e-mfp) and the Social Performance Task Force (SPTF), Nov 2016.

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Microfinance Barometer 2017

July 10, 2018

Microfinance Barometer 2017

Measuring client outcomes: The frontier of social performance management” on the 2017 Microfinance Barometer. The piece, written by MFR Business Development Director and Coordinator of the e-MFP Investors Action Group Lucia Spaggiari, explains how financial inclusion and impact finance are learning from each other at the frontier of social performance management.

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