MICROFINANCE EVENT: Savings and Credit Forum; March 16, 2017; Zürich, Switzerland

Event Name: Savings and Credit Forum: What are the Social Performance Management and Reporting Practices of Financial Institutions and Microfinance Impact Investors?

Event Date: March 16, 2017

Event Location: University of Zürich, Rämistrasse 59, Zürich, Switzerland

Summary of Event: The draft agenda for this event includes topics such as standards for social performance management and the social performance reporting practices of several microfinance institutions. This half-day event will be held after the Social Performance Task Force (SPTF) Social Investor’s Meeting scheduled for March 15 and the morning of March 16.

Background on Organizers: This event is organized by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), a unit of Switzerland’s Federal Department of Foreign Affairs that works to reduce poverty in other countries by promoting economic self-reliance and independence.

Cost: There is no fee to attend, but registration is required.

Event Website: https://www.shareweb.ch/site/EI/Pages/FSD/Events/SC-Forum/SC-Forum-2017-03-Social-Performance.aspx

For additional information, you may contact Jeannine Caspar of Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation at jeannine.caspar[at]helvetas.org or +41 31 385 10 82.

By Phoebe Rorke

Sources and Additional Resources

Information provided directly to MicroCapital by Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation.

SDC
https://www.eda.admin.ch/sdc

SPTF Social Investor Working Group Meeting
http://www.microcapital.org/microfinance-event-social-performance-task-force-sptf-social-investor-working-group-meeting-march-15-16-2017-zurich-switzerland/

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