Measuring the impact of our efforts
Oikocredit Canada Newsletter
August 2018

Oikocredit's social and environmental impact

This summer, we released our annual Social & Environmental Performance Report. Highlights include Oikocredit's progress in outreach to women and growth in the number of households with improved access to energy. This newsletter also includes an interview on our impact with Ging Ledesma, Director of Investor Relations and Social Performance. In other news, Eugene Ellmen, National Director for Canada & US, discusses upcoming changes to Oikocredit's operations in Canada.


Highlights of our social and environmental performance

One of Oikocredit's greatest areas of impact is womens' empowerment. Nearly 90% of clients reached by Oikocredit's microfinance partners are women, compared with the sector average of 70%.

Read the press release >

A message to our Canadian investors, members, partners and networks

Eugene Ellmen, National Director for Canada & US, explains changes in how we will work in Canada.

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Social & Environmental Results

Complete findings from our Social & Environmental Performance Report.

Read the report >

Interview with Ging Ledesma

"Social impact, safeguarding the environment and fair financial returns are not only crucial to Oikocredit, but also to its members and investors who believe in our mission."

Read the full interview >

Oikocredit facts & figures

Our data for the second quarter of 2018 includes capital outstanding, the total number of partners and countries where we invest, as well as an overview of our funding by type, region and sector. The figures also include estimates of households with access to clean energy and carbon emission reductions.

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Oikocredit’s privacy policy

At Oikocredit, we care about your privacy. In response to the recently implemented European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we have reviewed our policies and procedures to ensure that we conduct our operations in line with your fundamental right to have your personal data collected only when, and for as long as necessary and to keep it well protected. We have also updated our privacy statement. It provides information on whose and what kind of personal data we have, how we are safeguarding it, and what your rights as a website visitor and newsletter subscriber are.

Please also remember that as a subscriber to our newsletter, you continue, as always, to have the option to unsubscribe via the link at the bottom.  

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