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SARAS – A tool for sustainable development in Ecuador: Join free webinar

As proposed by the Superintendence of Popular and Solidarity Economy in the recent resolution SEPS-IGT-IGS-IGJ-INFMR-INR-INGINT-2022-003, where the considerations that the State has to promote the sustainable development of Savings and Credit Cooperatives are included, it is mandatory for all microfinance institutions in Ecuador to establish a Social and Environmental Risk ...
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Towards 21st century-worth financial standards

„Green Finance“, „Sustainable Finance“ or even „Climate Finance” are becoming ever more prominent in current discussions in the financial sector globally. Still, only few unified taxonomies exist that allow us to grasp the idea comprehensively and to provide a shared and accepted basis for further exploration. Climate risk management methodologies ...
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Exposure Data in Guatemala and Ecuador available!

Great news for YAPU customers in Ecuador: After Guatemala, Ecuador will be the second country for which complete risk maps at the country-level are now available. This allows for the first time the measurement of four climatic events in the agricultural risk management analyses in continental Ecuador: Drought Storms Floods ...
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Indicators: crucial for comprehensive analysis

Indicators are an important ingredient of a financial analysis. They help to inform financial institutions in their risk analysis of a given loan about factors which influence crucial components like repayment capacity or whether the financing of a particular good actually makes sense for a given loan applicant. This becomes ...
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