The Green Index 2.0: An Innovative Tool to Assess Environmental Performance in the Microfinance Sector is the most recent experience based-update of the tool developed by the e-MFP Microfinance and Environment Action Group in 2014 to assess the environmental performance of MFIs. Building on results from two year’s pilot phase executed by members of e-MFP Microfinance and Environment Action Group, and in particular its implementation within the SPI4, and a dedicated joint study between e-MFP and the MIX in 2015, the Action Group has adapted the Green Index. The present version is more user-friendly, balanced and it include, for the first time, environmental quantitative indicators.
Tanzania Postal Bank: Digital Financial Inclusion Through POPOTE: Tanzania Postal Bank (TPB) has tremendously pushed its financial inclusion services through TPB POPOTE (TPB-P) and through agents across the nation believing that digital finance is expected to be a major driver that will create access for the bigger number of people that have less access to financial services. The case study examines how TPB has recently leveraged 2 digital channels – Mobile Banking and Agency Banking – and 2 devices options – Mobile phone and Point of Sale (POS).