As the second part of our Green Inclusive Finance series, this training entitled “Assessing the Environmental Performance of Financial Institutions” will introduce the Green Index methodology and tool to assess MFIs’ environmental management. In an interactive setup, the speaker will present the Green Index, including standards, essential practices, and indicators, and guide participants in filling out the Green Index. Each MFI will fill out the Green Index during the workshop and be provided practical examples on how other MFIs have improved their environmental management and performance.
- Introduction methodology and tool (Green Index) to assess the environmental management level of MFIs
- In an interactive set up the speaker will present the Green Index (standards, essential practices and indicators) and he will guide the MFIs to fill the Green Index. Each MFI will fill the green index during the workshop.
- Practical examples
|Natalia Realpe Carrillo is Co-Head of the Green Inclusive & Climate Smart Finance Action Group at the European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP). She has worked for over a decade in the green microfinance sector as senior project manager and energy consultant, supporting institutions in enabling access to clean energy in rural remote regions, managing projects in Latin America, Central Asia, and Africa. She is the director of HEDERA Sustainable Solutions GmbH, a tech company dedicated to developing software solutions to help financial institutions efficiently analyse their clients' needs and demands in terms of basic services and track their contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).|
|Davide Forcella is Co-Head of the Green Inclusive & Climate Smart Finance Action Group at the European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP) and Head of Green Inclusive Finance and of Business Development at YAPU Solutions, a German IT company providing digital solutions to MFIs and banks for loan processes, climate risks management, and green lending solutions. Davide is also Associate Researcher in Green Inclusive Finance at the Centre for European Research in Microfinance (CERMi). With more than 10 years of experience in green inclusive finance, Davide has designed and implemented projects in green inclusive finance in more than 10 countries.|
This event is financed by the European Union Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) 2014-2020. For further information: http://ec.europa.eu/social/easi