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Armonia Pierantozzi
MIX

Armonia Pierantozzi is Senior Social Performance Analyst at MIX, a nonprofit data analytics organization that promotes financial inclusion through data and insight, where she is responsible for contributing to MIX’s social performance analysis agenda. Prior to MIX, Armonia worked as trainer, researcher and consultant across the non-profit, private and public sectors, gaining field experience in microfinance in India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka. Armonia holds a MSc in Political Economy of Development from the School of Oriental and African Studies, London.

Articles by Armonia Pierantozzi

  • Armonia Pierantozzi

    Measuring Environmental Performance in Microfinance

    What responsibility does the microfinance industry have in reaching each of the Sustainable Development Goals? Of the 1,100 microfinance institutions reporting social performance information to MIX in 2014, 40 percent reported that they raised clients’ awareness of environment impacts. Additionally, 34 percent claimed to have some form of environmental risk management in place and 19 percent said they offer environmentally-friendly credit products. But the microfinance sector still lacks a set of established metrics to track their green performance management.

    Categories
    Environment, Impact Assessment
    Tags
    microfinance
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