Initiatives - Toolkit

MFR is a private and independent rating agency specialized in inclusive finance. MFR offers ratings, certifications and other services in 90+ countries to Financial Service Providers, investors and regulators.

SPTF is a member based organization including FSPs, investors, and other organizations from multiple countries. SPTF set the Universal Standards of Social Performance Management and also houses the Client Protection Principles, after the closure of the Smart Campaign.

CERISE provides knowledge and tools for ethical finance: Microfinance, Social Business and Rural Finance. CERISE owns and manages the SPI4 / SPI4 ALINUS tool, including the SPTF Universal Standards.

The Microfinance Index of Market Outreach and Saturation (MIMOSA), housed at e-MFP, is a tool to thoroughly assess and map the risk of client over-indebtedness in financial inclusion markets.

Microfact, an ADA and BRS initiative, provides capacity building for microfinance and microinsurance, managing the Factsheet (Excel tool for financial reporting) and Microvision (financial projections).

MFTransparency (MFT) promoted transparent pricing and developed pricing analysis tools adapted to inclusive finance, before closing in 2018. ATLAS uses MFT pricing calculation tools.

ATLAS has imported the historical MIX database, which was transferred to the publicly available World Bank’s Data Catalogue. The MIX database will no longer be updated.