Posted on October 27, 2016
In partnership with members of the European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP) and Environment Action Group, Enclude has developed a tool to assess environmental performance in the microfinance sector.

The Green Index 2.0 is the most recent experience-based update of the tool developed by the e-MFP Microfinance and Environment Action Group in 2014 to assess the environmental performance of MFIs. The Action Group has updated the Green Index based Building on results from a two year pilot by members of e-MFP Microfinance and Environment Action Group, a dedicated joint study between e-MFP and the MIX in 2015, and index’s implementation within the Social Performance Indicators 4 (SPI4). The present version is more balanced and user-friendly, and for the first time includes quantitative environmental indicators. The Green Index 2.0 has already been integrated into the current (2016) version of SPI4, and it aims to become the standard reference for environmental performance assessment in microfinance.

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