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date: 20 August 2019

Microfinance (China and India: Assessing Sustainability)  

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability
Author(s):
Heather A. MONTGOMERYHeather A. MONTGOMERY

Microfinance has evolved beyond simple microloans to include the provision of various small-scale financial services. While many of Asia’s poor remain without access to any formal financial services, Asia is also home to some of the largest, most innovative microfinance markets in the world. These innovations include advances toward meeting a triple bottom line of “profits, people, and planet” that explicitly includes environmental sustainability as a core commitment. ...

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