Center for Financial Inclusion

Six things we hope to see in the World Bank’s Global Findex

Six things we hope to see in the World Bank’s Global Findex

The Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion’s wish list for financial inclusion progress By Sonja Kelly and Elisabeth Rhyne The World...

Victoria White, Managing Director, Global Advisory Solutions at Accion

Meet the women leading the way to an inclusive future — part four

Part of Accion’s series highlighting women working in financial inclusion At Accion, we’re proud to have a diverse team leading...

Meet the women leading the way to an inclusive future — part three

Meet the women leading the way to an inclusive future — part three

Part of Accion’s series highlighting the women working in financial inclusion At Accion, we’re proud to have a diverse team...

Meet the women leading the way to an inclusive future — part two

Meet the women leading the way to an inclusive future — part two

Part of Accion’s series highlighting women working in financial inclusion At Accion, we’re proud to have a diverse team leading...

Can public-private partnerships boost disaster resilience?

Can public-private partnerships boost disaster resilience?

How the government of India, Swiss Re, and others are collaboratively combating climate change-related risk As many know too painfully...

The business case for financial inclusion: A multi-trillion-dollar proposition

The business case for financial inclusion: A multi-trillion-dollar proposition

A high-level business case for financial inclusion constructed using data on the impact of M-PESA on poverty in Kenya By Ethan Loufield...

The high cost of going for Olympic gold

The high cost of going for Olympic gold

Athletes at the 2018 Winter Olympics face barriers to financial health Nearly 3,000 top athletes from 92 countries are converging...

New Strategies and Technologies Are Making Insurance More Inclusive

New Strategies and Technologies Are Making Insurance More Inclusive

By Michael Schlein Financial services can help make our lives better. They can help us save for the future, seize opportunities,...

Why We Care about the SDGs… And What We’re Doing About It

Why We Care about the SDGs… And What We’re Doing About It

By Sonja Kelly, Director of Research, Center for Financial Inclusion This week and next, three Accion staff — myself, Pablo Antón Díaz, and Kathleen...

Banks and Fintech Startups are Working Together to Accelerate Financial Inclusion

Banks and Fintech Startups are Working Together to Accelerate Financial Inclusion

By Michael Schlein The newest report from the Center for Financial Inclusion (CFI) at Accion and the Institute of International Finance (IIF) discusses the value of...