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We promote social & financial inclusion globally

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Inclusion [Social Ratings] is the world’s first global social rating agency.

We deliver independent social performance & impact ratings to socially minded private and public sector organisations to help them enhance their social impact and improve their financial performance. Our transparent, user-friendly and easily shareable social performance metrics also assist potential investors in their strategic investment decisions and help attract social investment funding for social enterprises.

Our Services

Social Performance & Impact Ratings

Social Performance & Impact Ratings analyze how effective an organization is at translating its mission into practice. It encompasses the organization's objectives, systems, services, human resources and results, as well as its use of performance indicators.


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Inclusion's social impact rating service has been instrumental to help us refine our business approach more effectively. The Inclusion team did a perfect job - they are dynamic and extremely competent.

Faustin Kanlinsou

Executive Director, COMUBA MFI, Benin

Thanks to Inclusion's social impact rating, we were able to identify our strengths and weaknesses in our social performance as well as in our business approach. It also allowed us to improve our relationship with our customers. 

Seynabou Mbaye Sow

Director, MEC LE SINE, Senegal

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How the implementation of a SPM strategy improves operational practices?

After years of growth and experimentation, the financial sector has realized that in order to achieve financial inclusion and improve the living conditions of their clients, financial providers should adopt a client-centered approach. For many years it has focused on financial viability, but good financial performance does not necessarily guarantee customer satisfaction. Responsible financial activity […]


Photobook – Microfinance in Gambia

In July 2017, the newspaper El País published an interesting photobook about women entrepreneurs in Gambia thanks to the access of microcredit. We hope you enjoy it! https://elpais.com/elpais/2017/07/17/fotorrelato/1500300647_964062.html?id_externo_rsoc=TW_CC


Microfinance in Africa and transition towards a sustainable economy: What are the advances?

Many agree that financial institutions have a very important role to play in the transition to a sustainable economy. According to the opinion of experts, the financial sector can and should play an important role in respecting labor, health and safety rights, intellectual property rights of communities, anti-money laundering and the financing of terrorism. The […]


Entrepreneurial ecosystem snapshots – Lagos, Abuja and Accra, by ANDE

Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) has just released entrepreneurial ecosystem snapshots of Lagos and Abuja (Nigeria), and Accra (Ghana). These three snapshots identify key actors and provide insights about existing gaps and opportunities within each ecosystem. These reports are an invaluable resource for both small business entrepreneurs and organizations that seek to support them. […]