Press Releases

Press Releases

  • Accion Selected for ‘ImpactAssets 50 2013’

    October 31, 2013

    ‘IA 50’ Showcase Features Experienced Impact Investment Fund ManagersBoston, MA (October 31, 2013) – Accion announced today that it has been selected... Read more »

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  • First Microfinance Institutions in Latin America Certified for Strong Client Protection Practices

    October 09, 2013

    Washington, D.C. (October 9, 2013) – The Smart Campaign, a global initiative to incorporate strong client protection practices across the... Read more »

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  • 2013 edition of the Global Microscope on Microfinance highlights progress in credit bureau infrastructure, client protection and mobile banking

    October 02, 2013

    Latin American and Caribbean countries dominate the top ten; most Asiancountries experience significant improvements; Middle East and North... Read more »

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  • Accion U.S. Network members receive $7.1 million in CDFI Funding

    September 25, 2013

    New York, New York, September 25, 2013 – For the first time ever, all five members of the Accion U.S. Network, the largest micro- and small business... Read more »

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  • Coalition of Public, Private and Civil Society Leaders Unveils Roadmap to Financial Inclusion

    September 24, 2013

    Financial Inclusion 2020 Announces Recommendations for Financial Service Providers, Policymakers and Nonprofits Focusing on Greater Access, Quality... Read more »

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  • Citi and MasterCard CEOs Join Financial Inclusion 2020 Global Forum Agenda

    August 23, 2013

    Landmark event brings key leaders from public and private sectors to advance global financial inclusion in OctoberWashington, D.C., August 23,2013 –... Read more »

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  • Rising Incomes Offer New Opportunities for Financial Inclusion

    June 11, 2013

    New report reveals the opportunity to extend financial services to millions as incomes amongthe bottom 40% rise around the worldWashington, D.C. and... Read more »

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  • Financial Inclusion 2020 Demonstrates Unprecedented Global Collaboration of Leading Companies, NGOs, Policymakers and Regulators

    May 28, 2013

    Accion’s Center for Financial Inclusion FI2020 Project is Developing and Advancing Roadmap forFull Financial Inclusion of the World’s Poor Washington... Read more »

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  • Accion’s Venture Lab Closes Initial Investments in Financial Inclusion Start-Ups

    May 07, 2013

    Seed-Stage Impact Investing Fosters Experimentation for Innovative Companies Serving the World’s PoorBoston, MA/Washington, D.C., May 7, 2013 – ... Read more »

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  • New Study Highlights U.S. Small and ‘Micro’ Businesses as Engines for Job Creation

    April 01, 2013

    Conducted in Partnership With the Aspen Institute, Accion and Opportunity Fund Report Highlights National Microbusiness OutcomesNew York, NY, 1st... Read more »

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