This is an EU Grant funded project, Aidenvironment, Triodos Facet and ETC participate in. MWF Director Frederik Claasen and MWF Junior Business Developer Lenneke Braam staff this project on behalf of Aidenvironment. Lenneke just returned from Vietnam and was interviewed for National Television
MEET BIS promotes energy and water efficient equipement in the Vietnamese market. The project targets the hotel sector and garment industry. Frederik Claasen and Lenneke Braam deliver business development support, supporting local providers of water saving technology with marketing tools and if needed new techniques.
Social impact investing is on the rim to become main streamed, this will take another 3-5 years, but the trend is clear: more and more high net worth individuals prefer to invest instead of donate, taking a more business wise approach. Investing in Micro Finance Institutions (MFI) is a clear example impact investing pays off, from a financial point of view. However the social and environmental impact of commercial operating MFIs' is not a given fact of their business. Most of these institutes realize they have to improve, so why don't MFIs' invest in water and sanitation?More »