Posts by Michael Schlein
Financial Inclusion on the Final Frontier: After years of isolation, Myanmar must build inclusive finance from the ground up
After decades of isolation, a new government is helping Myanmar rejoin the rest of the world, drawing a flood of new investment. But with 80 to 90 percent of its population lacking access to formal financial services, this investment could fail to fully impact the country’s poor. Accion CEO Michael Schlein discusses the need for new entrants to approach this market with social values and principles.