Updates

With Renewable Energy: an Interview with David ten Kroode

David ten Kroode - Renewable Energy Manager - Oikocredit2.jpg05/28/20 In mid-2014 Oikocredit welcomed renewable energy (RE) financing expert, David ten Kroode, to build up and manage what was then a new sector for Oikocredit: financing RE projects in Africa, Asia and Latin America. We spoke with David, now RE Manager at Oikocredit, about the developments of the past five years and what the future may bring. full story

Quarterly report: Withstanding the crisis

05/25/20 Four times a year Oikocredit publishes key facts and figures on the previous quarter. Here we provide our investors and others with additional background context. full story

Learning from Leaders: a Cup of Coffee with Dr Godwin Ehigiamusoe

Dr Godwin.jpg05/11/20 Challenging situations like the coronavirus require new thinking on many levels. Learning from Leaders, a Cup of Coffee with... is a new series of online encounters launched by Oikocredit International. full story

The main thing is sustainability [interview]

CPFAM-BR-23.jpg05/08/20 Aldo Risco Mejia is responsible for agriculture investments in northern South America at our Oikocredit office in Lima. We spoke with him about his practical experience of fair trade. full story

Oikocredit revised its dividend proposal for 2019 from 1% to 0%.

05/06/20 Social impact investor and worldwide cooperative Oikocredit has revised its dividend proposal for 2019 from 1% to 0%. full story

Oikocredit foundation creates coronavirus solidarity fund

Coronavirus solidarity fund item.jpg05/05/20 With more government measures in place to combat the spread of Covid-19, many small business in Africa, Asia and Latin America are struggling to find the means to comply with regulations. To support these businesses, Oikocredit’s foundation has launched a coronavirus solidarity fund. full story

Change to Oikocredit’s Managing Board

laura-pool.jpg05/04/20 Laura Pool, Director of Finance & Risk, has decided to leave Oikocredit for personal reasons to pursue a career change. She will continue in her position until the end of the year. full story

Oikocredit and other impact investors agree coronavirus coordination principles

MoU for Debt Refinancing coordination principles .png05/01/20 Leading microfinance and impact fund managers have signed an MoU for debt refinancing coordination principles, to support the sector during the Covid-19 pandemic. full story

Coffee, Cocoa, and the Coronavirus [Interview]

Hans Perk04/28/20 We spoke with Hans Perk, Regional Director Africa and Global Agricultural Sector Specialist, about what is working and what is not in the coffee and cocoa supply chains. How can we better make these supply chains work for the poor and vulnerable post Covid-19? full story

Impact investors jointly commit to supporting low-income communities in Covid-19 crisis

download.png04/14/20 Together with other members of the Dutch Platform for Inclusive Finance (NpM) Oikocredit signed the Covid-19 Investor Statement, which has been issued by impact investors in emerging markets. full story