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Webinaire – Quelles rentabilités pour la microfinance ?

9 avril 2019

Le Portail Findev en collaboration avec Convergences organise un webinaire.

Rentabilité : indispensable au secteur de la microfinance, cette notion est pourtant complexe à appréhender dans un secteur qui a pour raison d’être l’impact social. La microfinance doit-elle être rentable ? Si oui, peut-elle l’être en restant socialement responsable ? Peut-elle rester fidèle à ses aspirations et […]

To develop rural economies, the EIB is strengthening microfinance in Africa

1st April 2019

The Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation (GCAF) together with the European Investment Bank (EIB) are organising a conference
To develop rural economies, the EIB is strengthening microfinance in Africa
SPEAKERS

Keynote address

– Ambroise FAYOLLE, Vice-Chairman, European Investment Bank (EIB)

– Jérôme BRUNEL, Secretary General, Crédit Agricole S.A & Board member, Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation (GCAF)

Round-table discussion

– Soukeyna […]

Multilateral Financial Institutions and Sustainable Finance

14 March 2019

The Conférence Sainte Yves and the Oxford University Society Luxembourg organise a conference on « Multilateral Financial Institutions and Sustainable Finance ».

The guest speaker will be Mr Bertrand de Mazières, Director General for Finance at the European Investment Bank. He will describe the key role of multilateral international financial institutions in promoting sustainable finance, drawing […]

15th Consultative Forum on Inclusive Insurance

7th May 2019
Climate and Disaster Risk: Building Resilience bridging the Protection Gap
Poor and vulnerable people in emerging markets and developing countries are affected most by natural disasters. They suffer disproportionately due to their higher vulnerability and exposure and lower ability to cope and recover. In 2019, our Consultative Forums will explore how insurance providers, policymakers, […]

Global SME Finance Forum 2019: The Convergence of the Real and Financial Sectors in SME Finance

7th – 9th October 2019
Global SME Finance Forum 2019 – 5th Anniversary
This year’s Global Forum will focus on the convergence of the real and financial sectors in small business financing. Globally, some of the largest and fastest growing SME financiers may not have started as banks. From tech companies, logistics firms, commodities traders, and Fast-Moving Consumer […]

6th European Research Conference on Microfinance

3 – 5 June 2019
 New Tools, New Actors: Which aims, values and beneficiaries?
The 2019 edition will focus on the challenges of industrialisation and massification, which have been fuelled by the increasing use of new technologies as supposedly efficient instruments for fostering financial inclusion worldwide.

For more information check the website

 

2019 SPTF Social Investor Working Group Meeting

3 – 4 April 2019
Responsible Finance for Digital Inclusion: Investing for Impact
Join the IFC and the SPTF Social Investor Working Group for a two-day, invitation-only, Investor Forum on April 3-4, 2019 at IFC’s headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Participants will have an opportunity to share investment lessons in social performance and impact management, discuss recent strategies […]

Inclusive Digital Future: A Summit on Responsible Finance in Action

25 – 27 June 2019

The Social Performance Task Force (SPTF) and the Smart Campaign invite you to attend Inclusive Digital Future: A Summit on Responsible Finance in Action taking place in Nairobi, Kenya from June 25th to 27th.

Over the course of this three-day international forum—organized in partnership with MSC (MicroSave Consulting) and ADA— we will confront the most pressing […]

LuxFLAG Breakfast Seminar with the Minister for Energy Claude Turmes

13 March 2019

The next LuxFLAG Breakfast Seminar will welcome the Minister for Energy, Claude Turmes.

Synopsis: Rapid global growth of clean energy technologies, falling costs of renewables and the stalling demand for coal, oil and gas are building the path for a clean energy transition. This will inevitably lead to trillions of dollars of stranded fossil […]

Webinar – What Makes Fintech Inclusive ?

14 February 2019

Co-hosted by MIX and FinDev Gateway, this webinar aims to provide clarity into inclusive fintech and, specifically, how to determine what makes a fintech « inclusive. » Bringing together diverse perspectives from government, think tanks, and practitioners, the webinar will highlight new frameworks that can help investors, policy makers and others to better understand, assess, and […]