News: Selected IFC PS credentials

Why Innovativkonzept? As we have not only applied the IFC PS to countless investment projects worldwide, but also carried out trainings, animated relevant discussions and developed our own set of tools.

Innovativkonzept Ltd. to provide guidance for the implementation of the Sri Lankan Sustainable Finance PrinciplesInnovativkonzept Ltd. to provide guidance for the implementation of the Sri Lankan Sustainable Finance Principles

E&S risks related to a client’s business can translate into direct monetary losses for a Financial Institution (FI). FIs thus have not only an ethical but also an economic incentive to fully understand their clients’ E&S performance. » continue reading

Putting Principles for Responsible Insurance (PSI) into practice: An investor’s perspectivePutting Principles for Responsible Insurance (PSI) into practice: An investor’s perspective

IK has prepared a discussion paper on how investors into insurance industry clients can actually make sure that their sustainable banking standards are being respected and actually implemented at the insurance level. » continue reading

IK has studied to which extend the requirements of the FAO VG …. are met by the IFC Performance StandardsIK has studied to which extend the requirements of the FAO VG …. are met by the IFC Performance Standards

The objective of this comparison was to establish whether the IFC PS cover all provisions of the FAO Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure (VG) and to identify areas where DFI E&S due diligence could be enhanced to ensure relevant VG provisions are covered. » continue reading

IK is assisting a West African financial institution to set up an E&S management systemIK is assisting a West African financial institution to set up an E&S management system

Along with its local partner consultancy company, IK will prepare tailor made E&S risk management procedures and train the banks key staff accordingly in the next months. » continue reading

Involve Innovativkonzept when it gets complex – DFI E&S expert coordinationInvolve Innovativkonzept when it gets complex – DFI E&S expert coordination

Complex investments require simple but solid E&S management solutions. For a large scale infrastructure project in East Africa, IK has been selected as coordinator of E&S Experts of the various investors and lenders, comprising the most important developing financing institutions. » continue reading

Coaching a Latin America based Private Equity Fund (PEF)Coaching a Latin America based Private Equity Fund (PEF)

IK has been appointed to coach one of the leading LA based Private Equity funds to adopt internationally recognized E&S management practices. » continue reading

Yet another international award: IK creates impact not only at their client level but also at the investee levelYet another international award: IK creates impact not only at their client level but also at the investee level

In the first-ever Latin American Private Equity Awards honorable mention was given to one of our clients for their particularly responsible private equity deal. » continue reading

IK supports comprehensive Sustainable Finance Initiative Sri LankaIK supports comprehensive Sustainable Finance Initiative Sri Lanka

Innovativkonzept supports Sri Lankan Sustainable Finance Initiative - Principles Signed on November 4 in Colombo » continue reading

Innovativkonzept selected as lenders E&S advisorInnovativkonzept selected as lenders E&S advisor

Innovativkonzept Ltd. has been selected as lenders environmental and social advisor for an energy project in Turkey. » continue reading

Innovativkonzept to act as independent E&S monitoring consultant in West AfricaInnovativkonzept to act as independent E&S monitoring consultant in West Africa

Innovativkonzept Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has won the international bid to act as an independent Environmental and Social monitoring consultant for an agricultural project in West Africa. » continue reading

IK to support sustainable finance practices in KenyaIK to support sustainable finance practices in Kenya

Development Finance Institutions Sponsor a Capacity Building Program to Promote Sustainable Finance Practices Across East Africa » continue reading

Sustainability award for IK clientSustainability award for IK client

One of our FI clients recently received the IDB "Beyond Banking Award". In the framework of this award, seven financial intermediaries are recognized for promoting sustainable development in Latin America and the Caribbean’s financial sector. » continue reading

Retainer product launched...Retainer product launched...

Based on our experiences from "within" the banking world as well as from hundreds of E&S audits "outside" in the field, our clients have started to fully outsource their E&S due diligence of their investment projects to us. » continue reading

What clients said about us...What clients said about us...

"We really liked the training alot. The part of “convincing the customer” was most crucial to us as many staff members have anticipated resistance from customers." » continue reading

Implementation challenges - Making IFC PS work for FIsImplementation challenges - Making IFC PS work for FIs

IK is in the process of preparing a study on lessons learnt when introducing IFC PS to E&S management systems in financial institutions based in developing countries. » continue reading

DEG - Framework agreement for IKDEG - Framework agreement for IK

Innovativkonzept Ltd. has been selected as one out of three framework consultancies for KfW/DEG for the provision advisory services to their FI clients. » continue reading

Publications and quotationsPublications and quotations

Please find enclosed selected IK publications, publications from our experts and quotations on our work. » continue reading

Other recent credentials

Fidelity Bank, Innovativkonzept and DEG hold risk management workshop