OUR AREAS OF WORK

FINANCE
& ENVIRONMENT

To design strategies aligned with environmental and social targets

To integrate ESG factors into strategic operations

To provide environmental analytics for investment decision making

To conduct environmental assessments and audits

To measure footprints and environmental impacts

FINANCE
& GOVERNANCE

To assess and manage performance

To deliver effective results

To strengthen transparency, accountability and financial integrity

To help design and implement efficient and resilient institutions

To build a strong evidence base for policymaking and learning

FINANCE
& MARKETS

To facilitate private sector development

Determine which financial reform strategies create the most value

To make financial services more available and affordable

To expand market opportunities and fund corporate growth

To promote fair access to finance for the most vulnerable and small businesses

OUR MAIN CAPABILITIES

Finance for Impact offers its clients a broad set of professional services throughout the entire project lifecycle, including strategic planning, market intelligence, risks assessment, resources mobilization, evaluation and investigation.

From before projects begin to their completion and beyond, we bring insights, tools and hands-on support to help clients achieve their goals. We ensure that our work benefits from differing perspectives and approaches. Cross-pollination is a core value proposition we bring to our clients.

STRATEGY

Gaining a strategic edge on development, animating strategic planning, designing effective solutions to promote sustainability

Identify financing opportunities
Conduct pre-investment feasibility studies
Use market intelligence for needs assessments
Implement strategic planning
Get feedback from international benchmarking
Create resource mobilization strategies

POLICY DESIGN

Designing policies to meet sustainability requirements

Identify pressing policy problems
Diagnose underlying challenges
Conduct feasibility studies
Design high-potential and feasible policy solutions
Test solutions through implementation and rigorous evaluation
Refine those solutions based on continuous monitoring and feedback

REGULATORY ANALYSIS AND SUPPORT

Helping clients manage risk and unlock value by engaging with governments, regulators, and other external stakeholders.

Advise on opportunities and constraints for key regulatory issues
Engage with a broad range of external stakeholders, including regulators, the media, local communities, NGOs, and financial institutions
Create cross-functional momentum on issues with significant value at stake
Anticipate, understand, and analyze the implications of regulations on business
Identify strategic actions necessary for a response to the regulatory changes

STANDARD SETTING

Engaging standard setters, policy makers and the industry to elaborate and implement principles, guidelines, and codes of conduct across sectors.

Evaluate existing norms and regulations
Build relevant expert groups involving multiple stakeholders to devise new norms
Design methodologies to efficiently implement new norms
Identify best practices
Arrive at consensus building to adopt new norms and codes
Build constructive policy dialogue on key issues
Define processes to monitor and evaluate the impact of new norms

IMPLEMENTATION

Making it happen, delivering results through performance management, maximizing effectiveness to better respond to development challenges.

Solve operational challenges to create growth and resilience
Help clients drive productivity, powered by applied research and advanced analytics
Implement performance and results-based management
Prevent fraud and corruption
Conduct audits and financial investigations

DATA & APPLIED RESEARCH

Conduct surveys by using the most appropriate methodologies and sampling approaches, including systematic, stratified, multi-stage and cluster sampling
Develop decision support tools and models to help in selecting the most appropriate option for a policy challenge
Turn complex information into visually pleasing and effective materials
Incorporate geographic data into analyses and supporting visual aids, such as maps
Use GIS products and maps to assist in communications with the public, peer review committees, and senior management

EVALUATION & MONITORING

Building accountability and transparency, improving development results, identifying lessons, assessing impacts, and creating knowledge.

Conduct corporate-wide, project and country evaluations
Design and implement monitoring frameworks
Collect and analyze data for decision-making
Measure social impacts
Cost-benefit analysis, Cost-effectiveness and impact studies

CLIENT LEARNING

Ideas made to matter. Unlocking insights, challenging established thinking, and building capacity to sharpen competitive edge.

At Finance for Impact, we provide practical, context-driven training and research to equip clients with the information they need to acquire design and implement effective policies. We recently provided training on: Private sector financing, evaluation, and quantifying environmental damage.

CLIENT SUCCESS: A RIGOROUS APPROACH TO COMPLEX PROBLEMS

Our core set of well-defined and rigorous methodologies form the basis of our client services

We believe in creating value for our clients and social impact by developing a rigorous analytical framework and methodology for each of our assignment.

We build capacity by passing on knowledge and expertise to our clients, and we guide them in forming partnerships that will help them to realize their potential and fulfill their goals.

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