Smallholder producers need an estimated $450B every year in finance.
We're closing the financing gap.Learn how
Our members' investments impact 1.2M farmers each year.
We support rural livelihoods & healthy ecosystems.Learn how
Our research and analytics identify markets with potential
We're catalyzing impact investment opportunitiesLearn how
Join us! Together we will unleash the potential of financial markets for sustainable businesses in the developing world.
FAST is your partner in broadening the reach of sustainable SME finance. Our holistic strategy engages a dynamic group of stakeholders and supports them in their respective roles to scale the sector.
Our member financial institutions are leaders in sustainable SME finance and are committed to creating a positive social, economic and environmental impact on the businesses and communities they serve.
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26 April 2017
Workshop on Sustainability Standards Adoption among SMEs and Demand for Finance and the Responsible Finance Forum VIII, Berlin, Germany.
05 April 2017
Cocoa in the Americas: A rewarding path to trade and development between Peru and Canada. Ottawa, Canada
16 March 2017
2nd annual Aid & Development Africa Summit: Nairobi, Kenya. February 28, 2017
15 March 2017
Utrecht, The Netherlands, March 7, 2017: Exchange meeting: Ways to achieve impacts at scale