Publications

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08/11/2017 | Publications
SMEs and SDGs: Supporting small and medium enterprises to achieve the sustainable development goals – Insights from a BlueOrchard Survey

As an impact investment manager focusing on the developing world for more than 15 years, BlueOrchard has participated in the evolution of the inclusive finance sector as it has expanded beyond the financing of traditional microfinance institutions to include a broad range of lenders to small and med

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25/07/2017 | Publications
Social Performance Report 2017-2018: Investing in our Future. Contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals

We are pleased to provide you with BlueOrchard’s Social Performance Report 2017/2018. This year, our report highlights the common vision we share with the United Nations in creating a better future and shifting the world onto a sustainable path. The report illustrates how BlueOrchard’s activitie

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07/12/2016 | Publications
Small Money Big Impact – english version

Small Money, Big Impact explores and explains the globally growing importance of impact investing. This book explains for the first time how it works, why it works and what you should know if you're ready to help change the world.

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30/05/2016 | Publications
Social Performance Report 2015-2016: 15 years of Impact

We are pleased to provide you with the most recent version of BlueOrchard’s Social Performance Report. The report gives an overview of the recent upgrade of our in-house social performance measurement tool, the “Social Performance Impact Reporting & Intelligence Tool” (SPIRIT).

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23/10/2015 | Publications
Die Wirkung der Mikrofinanz – Praxisbeispiele und Zahlen erklären wie sie funktioniert

Warum funktioniert Mikrofinanz? Schon mit wenigen Erlösen können mittellose Kreditnehmer ihre Schuld begleichen. Wie das genau geht erklären Peter Fanconi und Patrick Scheurle in ihrem neuen Buch «Small Money – Big Impact». Mit einem Vorwort von Klaus Schwab.

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15/01/2015 | Publications
Social Performance Report 2014: Raising our SPIRIT

The report provides an overview of the recent upgrade of our in-house social performance measurement tool, the “Social Performance Impact Reporting & Intelligence Tool” (SPIRIT).

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15/11/2014 | Publications
Cambridge Scholars & BlueOrchard Publication

Lending methodologies and socio-economic factors in microfinance Authors: Patrick Scheurle, Peter Fanconi and Andrea Staudacher Extract from the publication: Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Credit Analysis and Risk Management, Cambridge Scholars Publishing.