Gateway Guide to Green Microfinance
Green Microfinance is the application of microfinance to promote not only financial inclusion and social empowerment, but also environmental sustainability. Environmental protection is a critical issue for people living in poverty as they are often the hardest hit by climate change, sea level rising, and severe weather. Green microfinance attempts to incorporate a third bottom line while maintaining positive financial and social performance.
In this Gateway Guide we’ll take a look at recent literature examining how to make green microfinance work for people, profits, and the planet.
Assessing Green Microfinance: Qualitative and Quantitative Indicators for Measuring Environmental Performance
Highlighting the integration of green quantitative microfinance indicators into reporting standards