Publications

Responsible Financial Inclusion and Digital Innovation – Focus on Asia

26 Jan 2017

    Responsible finance is a cornerstone of the 2020 Universal Financial Access Goals of the World Bank Group, and contributes to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Responsible finance continues to be a cross-cutting priority of the G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI), and of the broader financial inclusion initiatives worldwide. The Forum, now in its seventh year (RFFVII), highlighted Responsible Financial Inclusion and Digital Innovation: Focus on Asia. In recognition of the […]

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    Recent Trends and Financial Inclusion – Banking in Sub-Saharan Africa

    26 Jan 2017
    • European Investment Bank

    Banking in sub-Saharan Africa: Recent Trends and Digital Financial Inclusion At its third edition, this report provides an analysis of recent development in the SSA banking sector and specific structural topics of relevance. It combines in house research with contribution from leading market experts from commercial banks operating in the region, IFIs and other institutions. About the Economics Department of the EIB The mission of the EIB Economics Department is to provide economic analyses […]

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    The Road to Inclusion

    25 Jan 2017
    • Mastercard Foundation
    The Road to Inclusion

    This study conducted by the Mastercard Foundation focuses on the financially excluded and underserved across Europe.  Financial exclusion defines those who are currently not able, or not willing, to fully participate in the banking services offered in their country. According to the World Bank, there are currently 138.6m people in this situation in Europe alone. This report revisits and expands upon the initial findings of Mastercard’s 2013 ‘Road to Inclusion’ research, conducted with the […]

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