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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 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
- IRIS: FAST SIAMT Partner - 6 Jun 2012
FAST Note from 25 Feb 2014
Issue One: Social and Environmental Due Diligence - Connecting the Impact Case to the Business Case
FAST member and leading non-profit social investment fund Root Capital launched an Issue Brief Series aimed at sharing the organizations experiences and sparking discussion about important issues pertaining to smallholder agricultural finance, small and growing business development, and impact investing.Read more: FAST Member Root Capital Launches Issue Brief Series.
FAST Note from 10 Feb 2014
GIZ and FAST recently launched a joint initiative to develop impact indicators for the sustainable forestry industry. The project will generate a set of indicators and standards that will be used to measure and report the social, economic and environmental impacts of investments made in sustainable forestry.Read more: GIZ-FAST Developing Sustainable Forestry Impact Indicators.
FAST Note from 7 Feb 2014
Financial Literacy Training of Trainers Events Recap - Latin America
As part of the expansion of the FAST Network of Consultants, the Finance Alliance for Sustainable Trade (FAST) hosted three Training of Trainers (ToT) workshops in Latin America at the end of 2013.Read more: FAST Network of Consultants Continues to Grow.