KNOWLEDGE HUB

Publications
February 14, 2024
In December 2023, the 28th session of the conference of the parties (COP28) was held in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. The Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) and the Brazilian Development bank (BNDES) both attended this year's COP and shared their thoughts with us.
Publications
October 23, 2023
From Outputs to Outcomes: A Global Review of Impact Assessment Methods in Public Development Banks is the latest publication from the Chief Economist Group.
October 23, 2023
This publication examines how 15 National Promotional Banks and Institutions (NPBIs), from different parts of the world, measure the impact their programs have on MSMEs and their national economies.
Publications
Financial Inclusion, Green Financing, Sustainability
July 27, 2023
In this written interview, Shanika Amarasekara, CIO at BBB, talks about how BBB pursues sustainability, the priorities of the bank, and their reasons for joining The Montreal Group.
Member Initiatives
Advisory, Business Support, Networking
June 12, 2023
As part of its repertoire of COVID-19 solutions, BDC launched an ongoing campaign of virtual roundtables designed to simultaneously add value to Canadian entrepreneurs and to demonstrate the expertise of BDC’s advisory services.
Member Initiatives
Business Support, Education, Entrepreneurial Skills
June 12, 2023
SIDF Academy offered this professional educational program to support growth through innovation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s business and industrial ecosystems.
Member Initiatives
Business Support, Education, Entrepreneurial Skills
June 12, 2023
CDB cooperates with local governments, external industry experts and professional training institutions to hold skills trainings for local cadres and enterprises in less-developed areas.
Member Initiatives
Business Support, Networking, Risk Management
June 12, 2023
"NAFIN Business Coffee" is an online worktables for entrepreneurs and businessmen to share their experiences on best business practices for the recovery and mitigation of economic, operational, legal, and financial risks.
Member Initiatives
Business Support, Information
June 12, 2023
Roundtable where Finnvera and its key sectoral partners strengthen cooperation and increase information sharing during the crisis.
Podcasts
Crisis Management, Financial Inclusion
June 28, 2022
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on MSMEs in India and SIDBI's strategy for the financial inclusion of MSMEs.
Podcasts
Financial Inclusion, Sustainability
January 1, 2022
NAFIN's newest milestone: becoming the first Mexican development bank to be an accredited entity of the Green Climate Fund.
Publications
Entrepreneurship, SMEs Challenges
October 27, 2021
In 2021, The Montreal Group initiated a number of forums for members to share best practices in support of SME internationalization. This brochure is a summary of these stimulating exchanges.
Podcasts
Climate Change, Sustainability
August 24, 2021
Why Brazilian SMEs are in a great place to take advantage of the sustainable transition and how BNDES can support them.
Publications
Business Support, Digital Transformation, Financial Inclusion, Green Financing
July 27, 2021
This paper looks at five societal missions supported by SME-focused development banks: fostering social and economic inclusion; scaling up businesses to be more competitive; helping them adopt digital technologies; providing green financing in the transition to a low-carbon economy; and financing the creation and growth of innovative young companies.
Podcasts
Crisis Management, SMEs Challenges
June 11, 2021
How DBN adapted their offering to mitigate the effects of the 2020 health crisis on Nigerian MSMEs.
Podcasts
Digital Transformation, Entrepreneurship
May 7, 2021
This episode delves into Finnvera, its role in Team Finland, and how Finnish entrepreneurs envision shaping the post-crisis era through digital processes and sustainable businesses.
Podcasts
Financial Inclusion, Organization
April 9, 2021
This fourth episode of THE FINANCIAL LEADERS OF TODAY features an interview with Jean-Pierre Di Bartoloméo, in conversation with Sandra Péloquin about his journey in the Belgian SME sphere.
Publications
Business Support, Entrepreneurship, SMEs Challenges
March 27, 2021
This study deals with the role of non-financial services (NFS) for SME development, specifically in times of COVID-19 and post-crisis.
Podcasts
Entrepreneurship, Innovation
March 1, 2021
Dr. Ibrahim Almojel shares SIDF's internal transformation towards making the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia an industrial powerhouse and logistical global hub.
Publications
Business Support, Crisis Management, SMEs Challenges
February 21, 2021
Anita Bezeau shares her views on the heightened importance of advisory solutions crafted by BDC to help Canadian entrepreneurs save or grow their businesses in times of crisis.

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