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Financial Sustainability Rating (FSR) Announcement: MicroLoan Foundation Malawi

Inclusion [Social Ratings] today released a newly assigned Financial Sustainability Rating (FSR) on MicroLoan Foundation Malawi, an MFI based in the Republic of Malawi. MicroLoan Foundation’s Social Mission is “to provide the poorest women in Sub-Saharan Africa with the tools to enable them to work their own way out of poverty.” Inclusion [Social Ratings] assigned MicroLoan Foundation […]

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Social Performance and Impact Rating (SPIR) Announcement: GM Bank of Luzon, Inc.

Inclusion [Social Ratings] today released a newly assigned Social Performance & Impact Rating (SPIR) on GM Bank of Luzon, Inc., a rural bank based in Cabanatuan City, the Philippines. GM Bank of Luzon’s Social Mission is “to make a positive difference in people’s lives, especially in countryside communities, by providing easy access to innovative and socially relevant […]

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Financial Sustainability Rating (FSR) Announcement: GM Bank of Luzon, Inc.

Inclusion [Social Ratings] today released a newly assigned Financial Sustainability Rating (FSR) on GM Bank of Luzon, Inc., a rural bank based in Cabanatuan City, the Philippines. GM Bank of Luzon’s Social Mission is “to make a positive difference in people’s lives, especially in countryside communities, by providing easy access to innovative and socially relevant financial […]

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How to Improve your SPIR: Aggressive Sales

The new article What do we understand by Aggressive Sales? from our How to Improve Your SPIR series has just been published. The article delves into the concept of aggressive sales. This notion is not only understood as physical and verbal violence, but rather as a wider concept that includes behaviour in which the place, the client’s wishes, their […]

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Financial Sustainability Rating (FSR) Announcement: MicroLoan Foundation Zambia

Inclusion [Social Ratings] today released a newly assigned Financial Sustainability Rating (FSR) on MicroLoan Foundation Zambia, an MFI based in the Republic of Zambia. MicroLoan Foundation Zambia (MLF-Z)’s Social Mission is “to provide the poorest women in Sub-Saharan Africa with the tools to enable them to work their own way out of poverty.” Inclusion [Social Ratings] […]

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Financial Sustainability Rating (FSR) Announcement: IDER CV

Inclusion [Social Ratings] released a newly assigned Financial Sustainability Rating (FSR) on Instituto de Desarrollo Regional Cesar Vallejo (IDER CV), a Nongovernmental Development Organization based in Trujillo, Peru. IDER CV’s social mission states that, “We are a consolidated, competitive and reliable institution that provides social and economic services to help improve the living conditions of […]

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Switching to Remote

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, and following government advice, Inclusion [Social Ratings] made the decision to avoid all non-essential contact and unnecessary travel. It is imperative that our employees and clients are safe. We have developed a “switching to remote” strategy, which means that, when possible, we are conducting our services remotely. For more […]

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Inclusion [Social Ratings] and GREEN CAPITAL Alliance

We are pleased to announce that we have formalized a cooperation alliance with GREEN CAPITAL to promote and disseminate inclusive and responsible finance in the Latin American and Caribbean region. GREEN CAPITAL seeks to facilitate access by regional SMEs and the microfinance sector, to investment funds and multilateral agencies in order to grow and improve […]

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How to Improve Your SPIR: Client Satisfaction

We have just published a new article in our series How to Improve Your SPIR. It highlights the importance of MFIs knowing whether their offering of financial and non-financial services is attractive and appropriate for their target clientele. In addition, it delves into the importance of having a means to obtain customer feedback and to enquire about their […]

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Responsible Recruitment, Selection and Induction Process

A new article in our series Social Issues in the Workplace has been published. This issue identifies tools used to understand the importance of carrying out the process responsibly, bearing in mind that each choice starts from a need and must correspond with the MFI’s values and social mission. To access the article, click here. (only available […]

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