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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 17 Apr 2014
FAST is pleased to invite members of our network to a special lunch event on smallholder finance at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in Seattle, Washington on April 25, 2014. Attached is the invitation, in both English and Spanish, which contains more details and information on how to RSVP.Read more: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Invitation.
FAST Note from 15 Apr 2014
FAST is pleased to announce that registration is now open for our networking breakfast which will take place on Saturday, April 26 from 9:00am to 10:00am, and is open to all members of the social finance, sustainable commodity, and international development communities. This will be followed by a FAST member work session from 10:00am to 11:00am.
Please click here for more information and to register.Read more: FAST Hosting Annual General Meeting at the Upcoming SCAA in Seattle.
FAST Note from 1 Apr 2014
FAST Hosts Panel at the Central America Regional Cocoa Forum
The Finance Alliance for Sustainable Trade (FAST) recently hosted a panel at the Central America Regional Cocoa Forum in Managua, Nicaragua on February 27, 2014. The Forum brought together stakeholders from across the cocoa value chain to discuss the development of the sustainable cocoa industry in Central America.Read more: Opportunities to Develop Finance for Cocoa-Producing Organizations.