International Association of Investors in the Social Economy
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International Conference of Social and Solidarity Finance 2014

INAISE Newsletter - January 2014 - Dépêche 233

SENS - Newsletter N°1

Community hydro scheme is Charity Bank’s first borrower post Big Society Capital investment

Whalley Community Hydro – a community renewable energy scheme in Lancashire’s Ribble Valley – is the first organisation to be awarded a loan by Charity Bank following Big Society Capital’s investment in the Bank last month. 

Ecology Building Society 2013 results: record-breaking sustainable success

Former vice President from Bank of Sweden takes place in Ekobanken's Board of Representatives

Ekobanken during 2013

Oikocredit - Adding value to microfinance

As part of its work as a social investor, Oikocredit has a capacity building unit as part of the social performance department that assists partners and the wider microfinance community in maintaining social practices. Oikocredit has dedicated social performance officers in every region that mentor and support existing and potential partners in both day-to-day operations and longer-term social goals. Elikanah Ng’ang’a is one of Oikocredit’s social performance officers and covers four countries in East Africa.

Triodos Sustainability Research Newsletter - Human rights