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16 Nov

🌱 Gap Analysis and Planning Green Activities | EaSI Technical Assistance webinar

Event

The workshop entitled “Gap Analysis and Green Activity Planning” is the fourth and final part of our Green Inclusive Finance series, and will be building on Part II on environmental performance assessment. The results of the Green Index assessment from the previous session will be communicated to each MFI in advance via email, along with the benchmark (the average value of all the scores of the MFIs that participated in the previous session). We will also send a short survey with 5-10 questions regarding the MFI’s green inclusive finance plan. In the workshop, we will present the overall results of the environmental assessment done in the previous session and undertake a gap analysis. We will then present a methodology for MFIs to plan green activities in order to improve their environmental performance and achieve their green objectives. Practical examples will be provided. 

Don't forget to check out and register for Part I, Part II, and Part III of this webinar series!

Content

  • The result of the Green Index assessment done in the previous session will be communicate in advance by e mail to each MFI (together with benchmark against average value of the scores of the MFIs group that participated to the previous session). We will also send a short survey with 5-10 questions asking to each MFI their plan in green inclusive finance
  • In the workshop we will present the results of the environmental assessment done in the previous workshop, and we will undergo a gap analysis.
  • We will then suggest a methodology to plan green activities to improve present environmental performance towards achieving green objectives of each MFI
  • Practical examples

Our experts

Natalia Realpe Carrillo 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 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.

Contact

Website
EaSI Technical Assistance to the European Microcredit Sector

Emails
easi.ta@fs.de
c.lentz@european-microfinance.org
a.olmedo@european-microfinance.org

 

 

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