Last update: 16/09/2020



Activity Report 2019

Activity Report 2018

Activity Report 2017

Atlas of Good Practices (en) (2010)

Atlas des Bonnes Pratiques (fr) (2010)

Review of impact assessment methodologies for ethical finance (2015)

REAB 2015 - Main results

REAB 2016 - Main results

REAB 2017 - Main results



Akerlof, G.A. and R.E. Kranton (2000), “Economics and Identity,” Quarterly Journal of Economics 115

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Alsina, O.: (2002), “La banca ética. Mucho más que din ero”, Icaria Milenrama, Barcelona.

Anderson, E. (2004). "Ethical Assumptions in Economic Theory: Some Lessons from the History of Credit and Bankruptcy." Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 7 (4)

Alquézar Crusellas, Raquel "La economía social y solidaria y las finanzas éticas: entre el valor social y el valor de mercado",

APS Bank Pubblication 2011 "Microcredit as a Tool of Ethical Financing for Sustainable Development"

APS Bank Pubblication 2012 "Introducing Ethical Investment in a Dynamic Society"

Banca Etica and ALTIS (2014), “L’impatto sociale di Banca  Etica. 15 anni di finanza al servizio del bene comune”

Barbu, T. C., & Boitan, I. A. (2009), The financial crisis’ impact on ethical financial institutions. Annals of Faculty of Economics

Becchetti, L.,Garcia, M.,  Trovato, G., (2011) Credit rationing and credit view: empirical evidence from loan data, 2008, Journal of Money Credit and Banking forth

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Bonini S, Emerson J. (2005).”Maximizing Blended Value–Building Beyond the Blended Value Map to Sustainable Investing, Philanthropy and Organization”

BRAC Bank, (2012) “Impact of credit on the sustainability of sme. borrowers of Brac Bank: a follow up study”

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Cornée, S., Szafarz, A. (2013) “Vive la Différence : Social Banks and Reciprocity in the Credit Market” Journal of Business Ethics, 1-20

Cowton C., Thompson P. (1999), “Ethical Banking: Progress & Prospects”, Financial Times Business Ltd., London

Credit Cooperatif, (2013) Rapport Coopératif

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Emerson, J. (2003), “The Blended Value Proposition: Integrating Social and Financial Returns.” California Management Review 45(4)

Epstein, M.J. (2008), “Making sustainability work: Best practices in managing and measuring corporate social, environmental, and economic impacts”, Greenleaf Publishing Limited, Sheffield.

EVPA, (2013), “Social impact strategies for banks – venture philanthropy and social investment”

Fefisol, (2013), “Social and Environnemental Report”

France Active, (2012), “L’impact social de France Active, etude”

GECES Sub-group on Impact Measurement (2013) “Proposed Approaches to Social Impact Measurement in European Commission legislation and in practice relating to: EuSEFs and the EaSI”

Global Alliance for Banking on Values (2012) “Strong and Straightforward: The Business Case for Sustainable Banking”

Global Alliance for Banking on Values (2012) “Strong, Straightforward and Sustainable Banking Financial Capital and Impact Metrics of Values Based Banking”

Global Alliance for Banking on Values (2013) “Real Banking for the Real Economy: Comparing Sustainable Bank Performance with the Largest Banks in the World”

Groupe Credit Cooperatif, (2012), “Rapport annuel 2012”

Impact Reporting and Investment Standards (IRIS) & The Finance Alliance for Sustainable Trade (FAST), “Sustainable Agriculture Metrics – Indicators”

Kendric F. (2004), “Ethical Banking”, in ABA Banking Journal, 96 (6).

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Leighton, D. & Wood, C. (2010), “Measuring Social Value: the gap between policy and practice” London: DEMOS.

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Maas, K. E. H. and K. C. Liket: (2010), “Social Impact Measurement: Classification of Methods’, in R. Burritt et al. (eds.), Environmental Management Accounting, Supply Chain Management, and Corporate Responsibility Accounting Springer Publishers, New York.

Merchant, A., Ford, J. B. and Sargeant, A. (2010), "Charitable Organizations' Storytelling Influence on Donor Emotions and Intentions," Journal of Business Research, 63(7)

MicroBank (2012) “The impact of microcredit report Microbank”

National Community Investment Fund (NCIF) (2011) “Development Impact Dashboards. NCIF Social Performance Metrics”

National Community Investment Fund (NCIF) (2011) “NCIF Social Performance Metrics”

Nicholls, A. (2005), “Measuring Impact in Social Entrepreneurship: New Accountabilities to Stakeholder s and Investors?, Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, University of Oxford

Nicholls, J., Lawlor, E, Neitzert, E., and Goodspeed, T (2009). “A Guide to Social Return on Investment”. London: Cabinet Office; Office of the Third Sector.

Ni Ogain, E.Hedley, S., Lumley, T., (2013), “Mapping outcomes for social investment” for New Phylantropy Capital (NPC), The SROI Network and Investing for Good

Niven, James. (2010), “Values in Banking: An international view from the Global Alliance for Banking on Values”

Olsen, S. and Galimidi, B. (2008) “Catalog of approaches to impact measurement”, SVT Group. May 2008.Olsen, S. ―Re: Integrated Cost Approaches to Measuring Social Impact‖ to Melinda Tuan, 30 April 2008.

Paulet E., Parnaudeau M., Relano F., "Banking with Ethics: Strategic Moves and Structural Changes of the Banking Industry in the Aftermath of the Subprime Mortgage Crisis" Journal of Business Ethics, ISSN 0167-4544, Volume 131. Number 1, 2015

PROFIN Foundation (2009) “Proposal of indicators for social performance monitoring”

PROFIN Foundation (2009) “Study of impact and client satisfaction with the loan services of DIACONIA-FRIF”

Reifner, U.,  Ford, J, (1992) Banking for People: Social Banking and New Poverty Consumer Debts and Unemployment in Europe-National Reports, Walter de Gruyter,

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San-Jose, L. Retolaza, J.L. (2008), "Information transparency as differentiation factor of ethical banking in Europe: Radical Affinity Index approach", The ICFAI Journal of Bank Management. Vol 7, N 3,

Schaltegger. S. Herzig, C. Kleiber, O. and Muller, J. (2002) “Sustainability management in business enterprises: Concepts and instruments for sustainable corporation development”, Centre for Sustainability Management (CSM), Luneburg.

Scholtens B. (2009), “Corporate Social Responsibility in the International Banking Industry”, in Journal of Business Ethics, 86 (2)

Social Reporting Standard (2011), “Guidelines for impact-oriented reporting”

Sustainable Food Trade Association, (2014) “Metrics Report Template”

The Urban Institute and The Center for What Works, (2006), “Outcomes and Performance Indicators for 14 Specific Program Areas”

Weber, O. and S. Remer (2011), “Social Banks and the Future of Sustainable Finance” The World Financial Review, May-June, 4-7., London - New York: Routledge.

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Woodside, A.G., Sood, S., and Miller, K.E. (2008), "When Consumers and Brands Talk: Storytelling Theory and Research in Psychology and Marketing." Psychology and Marketing 25.2