AMERMS Course 1: Learning to Cost-Effectively Assess and Manage Social Performance - PPT 2

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Learning to Cost-Effectively Assess and Manage Social Performance
(additionnal info on social rating)
ROOM: Impala/Lake Turkana
FACILITATED BY: Freedom from Hunger
Mr. Christian Loupeda (USA)

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AMERMS Course 1: Learning to Cost-Effectively Assess and Manage Social Performance - PPT 2

  1. 1. Why Have a Social Rating?<br />Financial performance is only half the story for most MFIs<br />Puts a financial rating into context<br />Fills the information gap left by financial ratings<br />Systematic, focused, relatively quick approach<br />Quicker and cheaper than ‘impact assessment’<br />Focuses on improving management rather than trying to prove impact<br />
  2. 2. Social Rating Tools<br />A social rating provides an external opinion on an MFI’s capacity to put their mission into practice and achieve social goals.<br />Most ratings examine six areas of Social Performance:<br />
  3. 3. Social Rating Benefits<br />For the Industry<br />Increases transparency in the industry<br />Allows comparisons in social performance across MFIs<br />For MFIs<br /> Provides a clear diagnostic of social performance strengths and weaknesses, an important step towards the establishment of an effective social performance management system<br />Facilitates access to financial capital<br />For Investors and Donors<br />Provides information for resource allocation decisions<br />Supplements the due diligence process (see next slide)<br />

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