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26 Oct

šŸŒ± Green Inclusive Finance: what is it and why is it relevant? | EaSI Technical Assistance webinar

Event Webinar

This first part of ourĀ Green Inclusive FinanceĀ training series provides an introduction to the concept of green inclusive finance and its various dimensions: green strategy, climate vulnerability, environmental impact, and green products and services. It explores the relevance of green inclusive finance and opportunities to engage in this topic, providing practical examples and case studies for inspiration.

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

Content

  • Introduction to the concept of green inclusive finance
  • Introduction to the various dimensions of green inclusive finance: green strategy, climate vulnerability, environmental impact, and green products & services
  • Why green is relevant and what are the opportunities
  • Practical examples and case studies

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. SheĀ 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).

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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,Ā a German IT company providing digital solutions to MFIs and banks for loan processes, climate risks management, and green lending solutions.Ā 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

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EaSI Technical Assistance to the European Microcredit Sector

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

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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

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