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Save the date: Global Sustainable Finance Conference" in Karlsruhe/ Germany

Global Sustainable Finance Conference" in Karlsruhe/ Germany

The financial services industry across the globe is undergoing strategic transformation as the focus shifts from short term profitability to long term success. The sustainability challenge i.e. embedding environmental, social, economic and financial aspects in the organisation’s DNA is now increasingly recognised as the most critical challenge that the financial institutions face today.

Seminary about financing family agriculture


Our columbian member Agrosolidaria organizes a seminary about ways of financing family agriculture from 7 to 8 february.

The new Triodos e-zine

Triodos e-zine

In this season’s e-zine our member Triodos looks at how the things that companies do can impact on society, and how Triodos Research strives to create positive and lasting change.

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News on the Summer School and Certificate Course 2015

Institute for Social Banking

This years Summer School on Social Banking topic is 'We cooperate! Financial solutions to jointly tackle today’s societal challenges' and takes place in Montabaur/ Germany from 5 to 10 July. The application form is now online and ISB offers again an early bird price. Apply now. Early bird ends 28 February 2015.

See more here or Download the flyer

Newsletter of the Mont-Blanc Meetings (MBM)

Mont-Blanc Meetings

Read the January Newsletter of Mont-Blanc Meetings about businesses and organizations of the social and solidarity economy here

REsolutions - the outcome of the Marrakesh Conference


There were more than 450 delegates from 40 different countries, to share practices and expertise on strategies, mechanisms and tools applied on each segment of the urban development financing chain in Africa.

Throughout rich debates and meetings, applied trainings, shared experiences, and newly created alliances: the target of REsolutions Africa has been achieved beyond expectations.

MAIN - newsletter


Our member MAIN issued a new newsletter about microfinance in Africa.

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December 2014 edition of the Ecology e-newsletter

Ecology Building Society

The december 2014 edition of the e-newsletter of our british member Ecology Building Society talks about the novel approach of values-based banking, possibilities to built low-impact home that's tailored to customers needs and gives an example of how to to create a home that is environmentally sensitive and energy efficient. To reduce their carbon footprint and help others do the same, Ecology has also recently invested in a charging point for electric vehicles.

Read more here

Newsletter SENS Nr. 3 - december 2014

SENS newsletter

Our french member SENS has issued a third newsletter. Among other topics there is a report about the creation of a cooperative "Investi'SENS Bénin", a description of a training on methods of construction in mud and links to new videos on Youtube.

Read more here (in french)