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The expertise of our member is recognised: a publication of e-MFP in the top 10 of the most popular publications of 2022!

The Financial Inclusion Compass 2022, published by our member, the European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP) has made top 10 of the[…]

Covid-19 pandemic accelerated the adoption of digital solutions in developing nations

While the positive effect of accelerated digitalization that happened during the Covid-19 pandemic can be felt in our everyday life,[…]

GRI: A global approach to report on sustainable development

An article written by Thomas Collin, corporate social responsibility officer at ABBL, about the GRI (Global Reporting Intitiative) Certified Professional[…]

In conversation with, by InFiNe

Meet Anne Bastin, Director of InFiNe. Today, around 2.5 billion people worldwide have no access to financial services.Inclusive Finance aims to[…]

InFiNe.lu launches its Scholarship Programme Call for Applications 1/2023

Apply and get InFiNe.lu support to attend a financial inclusion related topic executive training! The InFiNe.lu Scholarship Programme offers exclusively to[…]

Mark your calendar: the 2023 European Microfinance Award date is known!

The European Microfinance Award is a prestigious annual award with 100.000€ for the winner and 10.000€ for the 2 runners-up.[…]

Circular by design Challenge: submit your circular project by January 20th!

The Circular by Design Challenge offers Luxembourg and European companies and entrepreneurs the opportunity to develop their innovative, sustainable solutions[…]

GRI: How to report on your human rights

Urgent action to fight climate change has brought sustainable finance, and sustainability in business models more generally, into mainstream. Most[…]

Deux publications de membres InFiNe.lu se retrouvent dans le top 10 des publications les plus consultées en 2022 sur le Portail FinDev

Le savoir et savoir-faire de nos membres s’exportent plutôt bien : bravo à la Fondation Grameen Crédit Agricole et à[…]

Maria Nowak, la banquière de l’espoir, est décédée fin décembre 2022. InFiNe.lu aimerait lui rendre hommage en soulignant son engagement au service de l’accès à l’entrepreneuriat via la microfinance.

Économiste de formation, Maria Nowak a fait carrière dans le domaine du développement en travaillant pour l’Agence Française de Développement.[…]

Whose perspective is it anyway?

Measurement requires objective data. This statement does not seem very original, and yet most analysists do not spend much time[…]

La Semaine africaine de la microfinance / African Microfinance Week 2023: 16-20/10/2023

La prochaine édition de la Semaine africaine de la microfinance aura lieu du 16 au 21 octobre 2023, à Lomé[…]

Can microinsurance protect developing nations against the risks of climate change?

The paradox of climate change is that it has mainly been caused by the wealthier nations but its consequences impact[…]

Global Reporting Initiative (GRI): Last call

A few weeks ago on November 10, the European Parliament approved a landmark new directive by a resounding majority. The[…]

Meet with Thomas Collin, InFiNe.lu scholar 2022

Thomas initially joined the ABBL for an internship as part of his studies to provide support in the Sustainability &[…]

Throwback on the European Microfinance Week 2022 with InFine.lu,  

by Tom Pfeiffer, Chairman of InFiNe.lu The 2022 European Microfinance Week 2022 (EMW) took place from the last 16th to the[…]

The European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP) is looking for an Advisor to support the European Microfinance Award 2023. 

In 2023, the Award will focus on Food Security & Nutrition, and its aim is to highlight how financial inclusion[…]

Exponential Impact

It’s time to aim higher In my last post I concluded that the best innovation creates exponential impact. While small clean[…]

Banco FIE (Bolivie) distingué par le Prix européen de la microfinance 2022 sur l’inclusion financière au service des femmes

Les femmes, plus susceptibles de travailler dans des emplois informels et dans des emplois vulnérables, n’ont, à ce jour, toujours[…]

7th Inclusive & Sustainable Finance Research Conference- 22 November 2022

The University of Luxembourg will host the 7th edition of Inclusive &Sustainable Finance Research conference – it’s a free and[…]

Investir durablement- Carte Blanche de Michel Maquil

Lorsqu’une personne souhaite faire un placement dans des titres, elle se voit proposer toute une panoplie de services financiers hautement[…]

Tom Pfeiffer succède à Michel Maquil, en tant que nouveau Président d’InFiNe, le réseau luxembourgeois de la finance inclusive

Les membres du conseil d’administration (CA) d’InFiNe, le réseau luxembourgeois de la finance inclusive, ont élu le 14 octobre dernier[…]

Impact Finance: Is it time to stop innovating and just get on with it?

A cynic’s view on why we should keep improving the wheel Innovation – a word used so often it has lost[…]

Morgana Bourggraff, the new InFiNe.lu scholar

Morgana Bourggraff is a senior consultant at Innpact. She has worked in the Luxembourg financial industry for nearly ten years[…]

Group lending as a means of women empowerment

Group lending is often the first step to access finance. Group lending consists of five to twenty persons coming together[…]

Impact is much more than a number!

Impact! How many times have we heard this term and believed that we truly understood it. In the social development[…]

2022 European Microfinance Week, 16-18 November 2022

The European Microfinance Week (EMW), hosted by our member, e-MFP, is one of the top events in the financial inclusion calendar[…]

Launch of the Financial Inclusion Compass 2022

The Financial Inclusion Compass 2022 is an e-MFP Survey of Financial Inclusion Trends which collect sector opinions on emerging short,[…]

Marche Gourmande Alternative

La Marche Gourmande Alternative est une initiative plusieurs ONG de coopération au développement et organisations environnementales, dont le membre InFiNe.lu,[…]