Social Performance Management Network

Connecting individuals interested in managing and achieving the social mission of microfinance.


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What are the Social Performance Management (SPM) Principles?

The SPM Principles have emerged from an industry-wide initiative aimed at making microfinance more effective in achieving its social mission. They reflect a consensus among a wide range of stakeholders who commit to taking practical action to achieve their social mission by managing their social performance.

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Welcome to our SPM community - if you're new here, why not head to the New Members Introduction Forum, or the FAQ page? You can also browse our current members' profiles, and link up with people that share your interests. Great to have you here!


network of MFI is it future for sustainability?

Started by Timur Cherikov Aug 28, 2013.

overindebtedness 28 Replies

Started by Ben Simmes. Last reply by Timur Cherikov Aug 28, 2013.

Holding CEOs accountable for social performance? 2 Replies

Started by katherine knotts. Last reply by katherine knotts Aug 9, 2013.

Do you have a big new idea on how to fight global poverty?

Started by katherine knotts Apr 10, 2013.

MFC launches new SP Fund case study series

Started by katherine knotts Feb 20, 2013.

The eight-word mission statement: less is more

Started by katherine knotts Feb 11, 2013.

Good Return is revising the Poverty Scorecard for Nepal 3 Replies

Started by Muhammad Awais. Last reply by Sheikh Moinur Rahman Nov 7, 2012.

Project Standard of MFI Institutional Code of Ethics (Behavior toward clients) 3 Replies

Started by Alassane OSSENI INOUSSA. Last reply by Lassina KONE Nov 6, 2012.

How can MFIs address barriers to financial inclusion?

Started by katherine knotts Nov 1, 2012.



Latest Activity

Adib Nasereddin posted a status
"can anyone help provide me with a list of any contests/awards that MFIs could apply to as we in NMB intend to do so. thank you"
Jan 23
Timur Cherikov posted a discussion
Aug 28, 2013
Timur Cherikov replied to Ben Simmes's discussion overindebtedness
Aug 28, 2013
katherine knotts replied to katherine knotts's discussion Holding CEOs accountable for social performance?
Aug 9, 2013



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