Microfinance India

The Social Performance Report 2014

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ISBN:

9780199458288

Publication date:

04/12/2014

Paperback

176 pages

280.0x216.0mm

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ISBN:

9780199458288

Publication date:

04/12/2014

Paperback

176 pages

280.0x216.0mm

Girija Srinivasan

The report highlights the role of lenders and investors and the need for their participation for institutionalizing responsible finance practices. It takes stock on governance practices in MFIs and provides insights into what MFIs measure, review, and use for redesign of their business models in relation to responsible finance. 

Suitable for: Institutional libraries and institutions-organizations related to microfinance;  central and state governments; Department of Financial Services-Institutional Finance; bankers; Reserve Bank of India; global and Indian donors and investors; technical and rating agencies in financial services-microfinance-financial inclusion; research and academics, economics; finance and development. 

Rights:  World Rights

Girija Srinivasan

Description

Microfinance India: The Social Performance Report is an annual publication that collates and presents comprehensive research-based study and documentation of social performance data and initiatives on social performance of microfinance players in the country. Based on case studies and analysis of available information on practices and social performance indicators that the sector is attempting to integrate into its operations, the report features the current landscape of microfinance in India with regard to social performance and responsible finance.  The fourth edition of the report captures the essence of policy, strategy, and practice elements of social performance in the sector. It examines the different approaches of various stakeholders to the issue of improving customer protection and customer welfare. The report highlights the role of lenders and investors and the need for their participation for institutionalizing responsible finance practices. It takes stock on governance practices in microfinance institutions (MFIs) and provides insights into what MFIs measure, review, and use for redesign of their business models in relation to responsible finance. This year’s report also reflects on responsible finance issues in financial inclusion through banking Business Correspondent model. 

Girija Srinivasan

Table of contents

List of Tables, Figures, Boxes, Appendices, and Abbreviations
Foreword by Radhika Agashe
Preface
1. Responsible Inclusive Finance: Silver Lining has Clouds Too
2. Financial Inclusion through Business Correspondents: Is It More of the Same or Will This Be Different?
3. Measuring and Reporting Social Performance
4. Governance for Responsible Finance
5. Measuring and Monitoring Client (Over)-Indebtedness: Partial Answers Masking Larger Problems
6. Financial Inclusion in North-east: Not Getting a Due Share
7. Insuring the Lives and Livelihoods of Vulnerable: Long Way to Go
8. Policy and Regulation
9. Reading the Tea Leaves: Will the Customers Occupy the Centre Stage?
Bibliography
Technical Partners

About the Author 

Girija Srinivasan

Girija Srinivasan

Girija Srinivasan

Description

Microfinance India: The Social Performance Report is an annual publication that collates and presents comprehensive research-based study and documentation of social performance data and initiatives on social performance of microfinance players in the country. Based on case studies and analysis of available information on practices and social performance indicators that the sector is attempting to integrate into its operations, the report features the current landscape of microfinance in India with regard to social performance and responsible finance.  The fourth edition of the report captures the essence of policy, strategy, and practice elements of social performance in the sector. It examines the different approaches of various stakeholders to the issue of improving customer protection and customer welfare. The report highlights the role of lenders and investors and the need for their participation for institutionalizing responsible finance practices. It takes stock on governance practices in microfinance institutions (MFIs) and provides insights into what MFIs measure, review, and use for redesign of their business models in relation to responsible finance. This year’s report also reflects on responsible finance issues in financial inclusion through banking Business Correspondent model. 

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Table of contents

List of Tables, Figures, Boxes, Appendices, and Abbreviations
Foreword by Radhika Agashe
Preface
1. Responsible Inclusive Finance: Silver Lining has Clouds Too
2. Financial Inclusion through Business Correspondents: Is It More of the Same or Will This Be Different?
3. Measuring and Reporting Social Performance
4. Governance for Responsible Finance
5. Measuring and Monitoring Client (Over)-Indebtedness: Partial Answers Masking Larger Problems
6. Financial Inclusion in North-east: Not Getting a Due Share
7. Insuring the Lives and Livelihoods of Vulnerable: Long Way to Go
8. Policy and Regulation
9. Reading the Tea Leaves: Will the Customers Occupy the Centre Stage?
Bibliography
Technical Partners

About the Author 

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