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Thank you #EdMayo @CooperativesUK for this thoughtful piece about the SDGs, Oikocredit and Cooperatives.
The power of cooperatives in helping us target some of the biggest challenges we face in the world.
Today these results and more were released in Oikocredit’s Social and Environmental Performance Report for 2016.
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Read all about the true financial, social and environmental impact of Oikocredit's #socialenterprise partners. Report out now. It's a happy read...
So much attention is focused on Oikocredit’s good works that it’s easy to forget it is also a business. In 2016 – its 41st year of operations – Oikocredit becam...e quite a chunky business too, surpassing €1 billion in development financing, according to its latest 88-page financial report.
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Wonderful interview by our friends at the Social Stock Exchange, pulling focus on how #socialimpactinvesting can really aid #sustainable #farming and #communitydevelopment, while ensuring an excellent cup of Fairtrade Foundation #Darjeeling #tea. #SDGs #ESG #sri
One of the most hotly debated subjects in #impactinvesting is how to measure the social and environmental impact of your investment.
We're therefore very proud to be awarded a gong by #responsibleinvestor @RI_News_Alert, chosen from the #IEA Top 400 list plus all #PRI signatories - that's 1534 different firms in total, with "only 164 incorporating sustainable investment reporting worthy of consideration"!
The judges said about Oikocredit International: We "demonstrate a cle...ar overview integrating financial, environmental and social performance indicators, and highlight a hands-on approach to monitoring the social and environmental impact of our investments.
Thanks go to our #socialenterprise partners in particular and their end clients who so desperately need our investors' capital.
One of our favourite investing partners
Sweetness of partnership in supporting social enterprises.
To tackle some of the biggest problems we face in the world, our UK capital-raising partner - Ethex , and our Fairtrade partner - Divine Chocolate UK have teamed up to encourage more people to do more ethical investing and more ethical shopping. Check out the Ethex facebook page via the link below to see just how they are both sweetly enticing you to taste a little social impact investing and Fairtrade chocolate...* (Terms and Conditions apply).
How can smallholder farmers in emerging countries protect themselves without help from patient investors and public -private partnerships
How can #smallholder #farmers protect themselves from fluctuating produce prices? Oikocredit has teamed with Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Fair Trade U...SA, Keurig Green Mountain and Catholic Relief Services to equip coffee producers’ organizations in Latin America with the skills and tools needed for combating price volatility. Read more: https://www.oikocredit.coop/…/oikocredit-and-idb-help-latin…