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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.


Financial Ratings


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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

Latest news

Microfinance Barometer 2017: global trends of the sector

In September 2017, the World Forum Convergences, published the Microfinance Barometer 2017, which showcased global trends in the sector. Some of the key figures highlighted by the Barometer are: Microfinance: a dynamic and fast-changing sector There were 123 million customers at microfinance institutions worldwide in 2016, for a loan portfolio of $102 billion. India was the […]


The power of Microfinance

In December 2017, the newspaper El País published an interesting story about the power of microfinance in the Latin American Region. The report tells the story of six rural families, excluded from the financial system and in a vulnerable situation, to whom a small loan has opened a gigantic door. Do not miss the stories […]


MFIs and Associations in Africa and the Middle East, please remember that the new call to apply to the Responsible Microfinance Facility is now open

Co-funding opportunity for Social Performance ratings, audits and trainings in Africa and the Middle East is available under the RMF. The next application deadline is 21 March 2018. Please contact us if you are interested in having us accompany you on your social rating and audit journey: Ana de Miguel (ademiguel@inclusionsocialratings.org) or Gilles Da Costa (gdacosta@inclusionafrica.org)


The Responsible Inclusive Finance Facility in Central America and Caribbean (RIFF-CAC) has been launched

Good news for MFIs in the Central America and Caribbean Region. The SPTF and the Red Centroamericana y del Caribe de Microfinanzas (REDCAMIF) have announced an alliance for the implementation of the Responsible Inclusive Finance Facility for Central America and the Caribbean (RIFF-CAC or FFRI-CAC in Spanish). This Initiative has the objective to strengthen capacity […]