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SEAF proudly contributed performance data for analysis in the first IRIS data report released by the Impact Reporting and Investment Standards (IRIS) initiative of the Global Impact Investing Network. IRIS is a common language for defining, tracking, and reporting the social, environmental, and financial performance of an...

WASHINGTON, DC – Small Enterprise Assistance Funds (SEAF) announces today the listing of three of its impact investing funds on Homestrings (www.homestrings.com), an interactive web portal designed to link experienced, individual investors with promising opportunities in emerging markets that were previously only accessible to institutional...

Download the 2011 Development Impact Report: Impact Beyond Investment SEAF is pleased to announce the release of Impact Beyond Investment: SEAF’s 2011 Development Impact Report. This impact report, the third such report that SEAF has published since 2004, describes the social and economic impact that small...

Small Enterprise Assistance Funds (SEAF) announced the launch of a new, user-friendly website today. SEAF has restructured its website to better support its growing presence in emerging markets around the world. The new website will enable the emerging markets investment group to more easily communicate...

Download File Small Enterprise Assistance Funds (SEAF) has established a new global facility to provide working capital for growth-oriented small and medium enterprises (SMEs) around the world. The SEAF SME Debt Facility (SSDF) is a USD 30 million facility financed by the Overseas Private Investment Corporation...

Download File Small Enterprise Assistance Funds (SEAF) has launched a new risk capital fund to invest in promising small and medium enterprises (SMEs) around the globe. The SEAF Global SME Facility is a USD 5 million equity facility financed by the Calvert Group through the Calvert...

Media Advisory on Impact Investing Forum Impact Investing Forum Answers Question: Is it Possible to Make a Profit While Advancing Positive Social, Economic and Environmental Change? Ambassador James Michel, Counselor to the U.S. Agency for International Development to give the keynote address. Luis Alberto Moreno, President of...

On October 6, 2004, the Small Enterprise Assistance Funds (SEAF) will mark its 15th anniversary with the release of an evaluation report showing that its investments have significantly enhanced growth and poverty reduction, as well as achieving respectable financial returns (The Development Impact of Small...

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