Supporting Partners

When we collaborate, we create and sustain greater economic, social and environmental impact across the world.

That’s why we consider strategic partnerships a critical factor in building an inclusive, sustainable and representative #BankingOnValues movement. Supporting Partners are those organisations (development banks, multilateral and academic institutions, networks, and initiatives) that believe in missions and visions based on people-focused, real economy, and triple bottom line solutions. Here are just some of our partners!

For more than 60 years, agencies of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) have offered microfinance services through integrated development programmes and self-standing microfinance institutions. Today, these programmes come together under the Aga Khan Agency for Microfinance (AKAM).

AUSJAL is an international non-confessional organisation, which members are affiliated voluntarily. Members include universities and faculties entrusted to the Society of Jesus in Latin America. AUSJAL, seeks to strengthen the network of its affiliated members to offer better integral education opportunities for its students, and on-going career development for professors and co-workers.

B Lab is a non-profit organisation that serves a global movement of people using business as a force for good. Its vision is that one day all companies compete not only to be the best in the world, but the Best for the World® and as a result society will enjoy a more shared and durable prosperity.

CARE International is an international humanitarian agency dedicated to save lives and end poverty, with an especial focus on achieving equal rights and opportunities for women and girls. They provide assistance on the basis of need, regardless of race, creed or nationality addressing the rights of vulnerable groups.

CDC Group are the world’s first development financial institution. They’ve been at the forefront of supporting companies that help poor countries grow for the last 70 years. CDC Group invests where they can achieve the biggest development impact. This means their decision-making process encourages investment in the countries with the most challenging investment climates.

CEMS is a global alliance of academic and corporate institutions dedicated to educating and preparing future generations of international business leaders. The CEMS academic and corporate members work collectively to develop knowledge and provide education that is essential in the multilingual, multicultural and interconnected business world.

Finance Watch is a European NGO founded in reaction to the last financial crisis, when policymakers realised that there was no counter-power to the lobby of finance. Their team is composed of ex-finance professionals which allow them to challenge the financial lobby’s fallacious technical arguments. They defend the public interest in the making of financial regulations.

FMO is the Dutch development bank. The bank creates capital and knowledge solutions for companies, projects and financial institutions in developing countries.

Fundación Avina is a Latin American foundation focused on producing the large-scale changes necessary for sustainable development by fostering collaborative processes among leaders from different sectors, thereby contributing toward the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Fundación Avina is present in 20 countries and operates on 9 programs. It coordinates the Platform for Innovation with Purpose, an alliance to accelerate high-impact solutions and large-scale transformations in favour of sustainable development in Latin America by bringing together social innovation with innovation in technology and business

Oikocredit is a worldwide cooperative and social investor, providing funding to the microfinance sector, fair trade organizations, cooperatives and small to medium enterprises.

Opportunity International is helping to end extreme poverty in our lifetime. Opportunity International believes that empowering individuals to work their way out of poverty and give their children a quality education is the most sustainable way to transform their lives, their families, and their communities. The organization was founded in 1971 by two visionary leaders who were inspired to take action by their experiences with people living in extreme poverty. Today, Opportunity International serves 10 million hardworking families in 23 countries around the world. They have big plans for the world: a place without poverty where people can live with dignity and purpose. Their clients have ambitious dreams for their futures, but lack the opportunities needed to make those dreams a reality.

ProMujer is a leading women’s development organization committed to positively impacting the lives of their clients and families. Going beyond small loans, ProMujer supports entrepreneurial clients on their own transformative journey by creating opportunities, providing education, training and leadership skills to help them grow their businesses.

The SME Finance Forum works to expand access to finance for small and medium businesses. The Forum operates a global membership network that brings together financial institutions, technology companies, and development finance institutions to share knowledge, spur innovation, and promote the growth of SMEs.

SIDI’s goal was to reinforce its support towards initiatives in the economic field, by using the same tools than traditional investment companies, and aiming to build a more balanced, inclusive, economy in developing countries. To provide SIDI with means in line with those objectives, CCFD-Terre Solidaire, together with Crédit Coopératif, created the first mutual fund in which savers share part of their interest payments with the NGO, allowing it to finance, on a long-term basis, SIDI’s support activities.

The Institute for Social Banking and provides education, network, and research for a responsible banking and finance sector. They offer training for people working and/or interested in Social Banking, support the community of practitioners, academics, and others interested in Ethical Finance and contribute to research on the field, engage in knowledge and research management, and encourage academia to integrate these topics into their research agendas and curricula.

The Wellbeing Economy Alliance (WEAll)is a new non-profit alliance, which exists to help bring about a transformation of the economic system, of society and of institutions so that all actors prioritise shared wellbeing on a healthy planet. Born out of existing movements for system change, WEAll has more than 30 organisational members and seeks to amplify and connect the diverse movement for a wellbeing economy.