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Tuesday, January 16, 2007
Focus: Social investing/micro finance (mf) and fair trade investing. The portfolio consists of loans and indirect lending to micro finance institutions (mfis) globally - through partners, mandates or via specialised investment vehicles.
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A SQUARE :: 16Jan07 Responsability
Category Micro Finance
Faculty Klaus Tischhauser
Expertise Microfinance
Author Sona Blessing
Faculty Name
Focus: Social investing/micro finance (mf) and fair trade investing. The portfolio consists of loans and indirect lending to micro finance institutions (mfis) globally - through partners, mandates or via specialised investment vehicles.

Strengths: ability to identify and select: investment recipients in developing/ transition countries and establish a network of experts in those markets.
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