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.
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.
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.
This study deals with the role of non-financial services (NFS) for SME development, specifically in times of COVID-19 and post-crisis.
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.
An interview with Theresa Lawal, Head of Product Development and Strategic Alliances at DBN.
In 2020 The Montreal Group hosted "SMEs and the World Economic Outlook", and this document compiles the answers by some of our Chief Economists to the questions raised during the Q&A section of the webinar.
Interviews with different women leaders from international development banks about how they are using innovation to support women entrepreneurs from micro, small and medium enterprises around the globe.
In October 2020, the Montreal Group hosted a webinar on SMEs and the global economic outlook in response to Covid-19.
An interview with Philippe Mutricy, co-founder of Bpifrance Le Lab and member of TheMontreal Group’s Chief Economists Roundtable, conducted in 2020, about Le Labs contributions to SMEs around the world.
The Montreal Group would like to hereby share high level Benchmark of COVID-19 Intervention Plans developed by its members and other MSME-focused Development Banks.
The Montreal Group hosted a Webinar, co-animated by Gabriel Youssef and Vasantha Narasimhan of GY Consulting, on Advanced Analytics for Risk Management.
This whitepaper is prepared by The Montreal Group and authored by Gabriel Youssef and Vasantha Narasimhan of GY Consulting. It incorporates inputs gathered from the "Advanced Analytics for Risk Management” working group.
This report provides a perspective on the role development banks (DBs) play in the specific field of "maturity model for loan origination automation".
This key topic group believes that through the identification and sharing of best practices, the consortium of development banks will better equipped to support this important segment.
This report provides a perspective on the role development banks (DBs) play in green financing to support mitigation and adaptation activities for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs).