Bank boards can drive growth and profits while spurring positive social change by supporting small and medium-sized enterprises owned by women.
The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the importance of ensuring that the poorest and most vulnerable people have access to formal financial services, given their role in supporting inclusive economic recovery and resilience.
For microfinance institutions in Viet Nam to flourish and grow their client base, regulatory changes are needed, beginning with their ownership.
Kazakhstan is becoming a leader among developing countries in the use of local currency finance.
Казахстан становится лидером среди развивающихся стран мира в использовании финансирования в национальной валюте.
The risk of “de-risking” – the process of international banks disassociating from financial partners, such as small remittance providers and local banks – is that it could push people out of the financial system completely.
Contractual savings institutions, such as mutual funds, pensions, and insurance companies, can drive investments that offer financial returns while creating social and environmental impact.
Small businesses are the backbone of the Vietnamese economy. The government should take decisive action to help them, particularly those owned by women.