ADA is a non-profit association headquartered in Luxembourg, assessed and cofinanced by the Luxembourg Cooperation for Development and Humanitarian Action. Since 20 years, ADA is involved in developing microfinance offers for people excluded from classical banking circuits.
An impact asset manager, responsAbility manages 3.4 bn $ of assets invested in over 250 fully ESG-managed companies across 68 emerging economies. Since the company’s inception in 2003, responsAbility-managed funds have disbursed more than 10 bn $ in private debt and private equity to companies in the financial inclusion, sustainable food and climate finance sectors whose business models directly support the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). responsAbility is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, and has local offices in Bangkok, Lima, Mumbai, Nairobi, Oslo, Paris and Tbilisi.
Invest In Visions
Invest in Visions GmbH was founded by Edda Schröder in 2006 with the vision of offering institutional and retail investors access to impact investments – that is, investments that offer investors both financial and social returns.
BlueOrchard is an impact investor, dedicated to generating lasting positive impact for communities and the environment, and providing attractive returns to investors. BlueOrchard is part of the Schroders Group and is sharing and contributing to its objective to deliver positive outcomes for all. To date, BlueOrchard has invested more than 8bn $ across more than 90 countries. Over 215m poor and vulnerable people in emerging markets received access to financial and related services as of December 2020.
Alterfin is a social investor that, since 1994, raises capital in Belgium to invest it in developing countries via microfinance institutions and producers organisations.
Symbiotics, established in 2004 in Geneva, is specialized in sustainable finance and offers market research, investment advisory and asset management services. Since 2004, Symbiotics has invested over USD 2.4 billion in more than 275 microfinance institutions.
As a specialist of rural microfinance, Incofin Im advises and manages funds which invest in microfinance institutions operating in more than 40 developing countries.
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Banks and Foundation
Launched in 2003, MISFA was established as a vehicle through which the Afghan Government and international donors could channel technical assistance and funding to build Afghanistan’s microfinance sector.
USAID is the lead U.S. Government agency that works to end extreme global poverty and enable resilient, democratic societies to realize their potential so as to creates markets and trade partners for the United States, and fosters good will abroad.
Fondation Grameen Crédit Agricole
Launched in 2008, the Foundation is the result of a partnership between Crédit Agricole and Grameen Trust. Its objective is to tackle poverty and financial exclusion worldwide by supporting and communicating on microfinance institutions, and social businesses.
Fondation Caritas France
The Caritas France Foundation is a French sheltering foundation recognised as being of public utility, created in June 2009, its aim is to fight against poverty and social exclusion in France and in the world. In 2016, it was the second largest sheltering foundation in France in terms of number of sheltered foundations.
Bank Eskhata is a major bank in Tajikistan, providing a full range of banking services. Bank Eskhata’s network has 23 branch offices, 262 banking centers and 139 money transfer locations throughout Tajikistan.
Agricultural Development ADF
The Agricultural Development Fund (ADF) is a standalone government owned financial institution with the fundamental purpose of making credit available to the agriculture sector.
The ACTED charity share
ACTED raises funds for OXUS via the issuance of charity shares.
In 2012, ACTED – accredited as an enterprise with solidarity and social purpose (ESUS) – was a pioneer in issuing charity shares and bonds towards investors seeking a social and environmental impact to support the implementation of its solidarity programmes. Since then, out of a total of nearly €19 million raised, via 6 successive rounds of financing, more than €6million has already been repaid. Faced with the growing challenges of sustainable development, ACTED has made the choice to co-construct innovative multi-actor solutions. This operation was carried out in partnership with Crédit Coopératif.
To accompany its Zero Exclusion, Zero Carbon, Zero Poverty strategic development plan, ACTED will use all of the 4m € of additional unrestricted funds to:
- Reinforce its capacity to pre-finance humanitarian actions for an even more immediate impact;
- Integrate new technologies at the heart of its action by investing in its digital transformation;
- Act in favour of financial inclusion by refinancing the loan portfolio of its microfinance subsidiary OXUS and strengthening the capital of OXUS entities in the field; and
- Support the deployment of « 3Zero Houses »: multi-stakeholder platforms for mobilization, driving innovation and solutions with a societal and environmental impact to accelerate the implementation of SDGs.
Created in 1988, la Nef is a financial cooperative offering saving and credit solutions oriented towards projects with a social, ecological or cultural objective.
With more than 25 years’ experience, Mirova is the second-largest European manager of open-ended SRI funds and social business funds with 4.2b € assets under management in equity, 6.6b € in advising on SRI (fixed-income and balanced funds) and 23,6b € in voting and engagement and. Mirova has 38 multi-disciplinary experts: specialists in thematic investment management, engineers, financial and ESG analysts, specialists and experts in socially-conscious finance and project financing.
Ecofi Investissements is an affiliate of Crédit Coopératif, one of our other partners. The network is firmly settled in the development of a financial sector which combines meaning and performance.
Esfin Gestion is the private equity partner of the firms involved in the Social and Inclusive Economy with equity invested in more than 100 firms. Its team developed a deep understanding of this sector and a complete mastering of financing operations.
The Caisse Solidaire is a specialised credit institution. It has been offering its clients financial services in support of the development of the real economy since 1997.
For 120 years now, the bank Credit Coopératif has been committed to developing a more social-centered economy. Its main clients are associations, foundations, cooperatives, SMEs and social businesses.
BNP Paribas asset management
It is the asset management business of BNP Paribas, one of the world’s major financial institutions. Active in 35 countries worldwide, it has 509b $ under its management and advice.
Created in 2006, Natixis is the investment bank of the BPCE network. Its activities are in particular coverage&advisory, structured financing, capital markets and global transaction banking.