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Grassroots is pleased to announce that Anna Kanze, Chief Operating Officer has been elected as the Investor Representative on the Board of the Social Performance Task Force (SPTF).

  • October 16, 2017
  • Blog

Anna Kanze's assignment was made by SPTF's investor members, the Social Investors Working Group or SIWG (https://sptf.info/working-groups/investors). The SPTF, founded in 2005, is a non-profit membership organization with more than 3,000 members from all over the world and from every stakeholder group in inclusive…

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Blog series on the future of microfinance

The final CFI post, “FinTech in Microfinance: In Search of the High Tech – High Touch Unicorn”, has been added to the four-part blog series examining the role of microfinance in creating social value for the client. These posts are based on discussions…

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Prospero Microfinanzas Fund Receives Top GIIRS Rating

We are pleased to announce Prospero‘s third annual updated GIIRS rating! All Prospero’s portfolio companies achieved an average Overall B Score of 138 (Outstanding), up almost 10% from the previous year’s average of 127. Prospero’s portfolio companies attained the highest (Platinum) ratings for their Impact…

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Grassroots Leads Measure What Matters Webinar on March 22

  • March 6, 2017
  • Blog

Join us for the second webinar in B Lab's Measure What Matters mini-series to discuss "How to Make an Improvement Plan."  Anna Kanze from Grassroots Capital Management will lead a discussion on how to construct, share, and execute an improvement plan for the companies in a portfolio or network…

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The Microfinance Industry: Revolution or Footnote?

  • March 6, 2017
  • Blog

Will microfinance respond and adapt to the evolving financial inclusion landscape, or is it yesterday’s solution, to be supplanted by more cutting edge, “impactful” initiatives? These are the questions to be discussed at an upcoming workshop, "The Microfinance Industry: Revolution…

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