CFI and FMO publish a new resource on board governance for innovative companies serving base-of-pyramid clients. The report is based on advice from peer professionals.
Using an index to score complex policy and regulatory environments has its pluses and minuses.
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The Handbook on Consumer Protection for Inclusive Finance fills a void created by legal and regulatory shortcomings, inconsistent oversight, competing or overlapping regulatory mandates, and the inability or lack of enforcement.
During this time of asking what financial inclusion is for, Bobbi Gray of Grameen Foundation offers 3 notions that should be put out to pasture.
The world’s capital markets are the one resource that’s plentiful enough to tackle global poverty, writes the Quona Capital Co-founder and Partner.
Credit scoring is critical to modern finance, and we can put it to work -- profitably -- to support the underserved.
Four tips for financial service providers serving refugees
Human rights abuses by payment service providers need to come to an end in order for financial inclusion to further equity.
Women entrepreneurs appear more likely to take advantage of digital resources than their male counterparts, which makes them ideal beneficiaries of digital interventions.
A Fulbright scholar compares the well-being of the financially vulnerable in some of the world’s most developed countries.
Plotted against a set of client outcomes, an updated long-term study aggregates insights to understand the impact of digital finance products and services.
Sustainable development needs digital financial services. Here’s how they can be more relevant for the underserved.
Not sure where you stand on the future of financial inclusion? Take our Financial inclusion Week Quiz and share your results with #FinclusionWeek!
Is a recent study reflecting isolated incidences of mistreatment? Or is collateralized debt seizures a troubling and growing trend? CFI provides context and insights into consumer protection and regulation in the country.
Migrants in Latin America who've crossed oceans to get there face unique financial inclusion challenges. A new publication tells their stories.
The second of a three-part, regions-focused series from the GSMA sheds light on how providers can address barriers to reaching the financially excluded across the continent.
Staff conduct in financial services is becoming less important in a digital world. How the machines behave is becoming much more so.
A new report commissioned by The Smart Campaign shows that the digital credit market in Kenya continues dramatic growth and cripplingly high default and delinquency, enabled by poor business practices and weaknesses in both the credit reporting infrastructure and regulatory jurisdiction.