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Finance Alliance for Sustainable Trade
A global, member driven, non-profit association, FAST represents lenders and producers dedicated to bringing sustainable products to market.
FAST brings together this diverse group of stakeholders for the first time to work collectively to increase the number of producers in developing nations who can successfully access quality trade finance, tailored to their business needs, as they enter sustainable markets.
- FAST Member RegCharles Shares Insights on Impact Investing at Sustainable Banking Forum - 14 May 2014
- FAST President & CEO Noemi Perez Honored with CCLAQ Award - 19 Nov 2013
- Information is the key to SME finance - 15 Nov 2013
- Finance Alliance for Sustainable Trade (FAST) Launching a New Strategy at SCAA - 22 May 2013
FAST Note from 29 Oct 2014
The 4th Consultative Forum on Coffee Sector Finance took place on September 23rd in London, England, organized by the International Coffee Association (ICO).
Read more: Bridging the Gap Between Coffee Farmers and Finance- ICO London Forum.
FAST Note from 28 Oct 2014
FAST, in collaboration with the Center for the Promotion of Imports from Developing Countries (CBI) recently hosted an Executive Breakfast for local financial institutions in Tegucigalpa, Honduras on Friday, October 17.
Read more: FAST-CBI Executive Breakfast in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
FAST Note from 8 Jul 2014
FAST in collaboration with the USAID funded VEGA/IESC Lebanon Investment in Microfinance (LIM) Program recently hosted a 2-day roundtable event in Beirut, Lebanon on June 24th and 25th, 2014. The event brought together important figures from the Lebanese microfinance sector with international FAST-member agricultural finance experts to discuss the opportunities and challenges facing investment in the Lebanese agricultural sector.
Read more: Bridging Micro and Agricultural SME Finance.