We drive investment
into the next generation of entrepreneurs

We promote
& financial inclusion globally

We develop social performance metrics for investment decisions

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Inclusion [Social Ratings] is the world’s first global social rating agency.

We deliver independent social performance & impact ratings to socially minded private and public sector organisations to help them enhance their social impact and improve their financial performance. Our transparent, user-friendly and easily shareable social performance metrics also assist potential investors in their strategic investment decisions and help attract social investment funding for social enterprises.

Inclusion [Social Ratings] provides solutions for responsible investment and empowers responsible management of organizations through research, assessment and advisory services.  

We design and deliver customised and bespoke solutions based on your institution needs.

Our services include:

Rating Services

Social Performance & Impact Ratings (SPIR)
Financial Sustainability Ratings (FSR)
Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings


Certification Services

Client Protection Pre-Certification
Smart Campaign Certification


Audit Services

Social Audits


Inclusion's social impact rating service has been instrumental to help us refine our business approach more effectively. The Inclusion team did a perfect job - they are dynamic and extremely competent.

Faustin Kanlinsou - Executive Director, COMUBA MFI, Benin

Thanks to Inclusion's social impact rating, we were able to identify our strengths and weaknesses in our social performance as well as in our business approach. It also allowed us to improve our relationship with our customers. 

Seynabou Mbaye Sow - Director, MEC LE SINE, Senegal

Inclusion’s social impact rating service has been very useful for us, helping us identify what to further improve for the benefits of our organization, staff, clients, stakeholders and communities.

Meas Thon - CEO, BORVOR FINANCE PLC, Cambodia


Inclusion [Social Ratings]’ Social Responsibility and Environmental Committee holds first lecture on Gender Violence

On September 4th our Social Responsibility and Environmental Committee (SR&E Committee) held their first lecture on gender violence at the therapeutic community “Villa Arias”, a government center for the treatment of addictions. We invited the psychologist Silvana Alarcón and the social worker Verónica Llanos to moderate the conference. A group of residents that are currently in rehabilitation at the center […]


Tools for improving your Social Performance & Impact, Vol. VII

The seventh report of our series on how to improve your social performance and impact focuses on appropriate debt collection practices for financial providers, such as how to define abusive behaviour and determining an incentive system, among other related matters. The purpose of the series is to promote responsible financial inclusion by providing financial institutions with tools […]


Impact Investing Simplified: A Guide to Making and Receiving Impact Investments in India

The Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE), Nishith Desai Associates, a research based international law firm, and the Thomson Reuters Foundation have just launched a guide to support impact investment in India. The guide aims to serve as a tool for social enterprises, incubators, accelerators, capacity developers, and impact investors. Relevant laws and potential structures […]


A newly certified MFI in Ecuador!

The team of Inclusion [SR] would like to congratulate FACES for obtaining the Smart Campaign Certification. The Smart Certification is a diagnostic tool for MFIs to thoroughly examine their implementation of the Client Protection Principles. Santiago Arnaudin, Director of Social Ratings at I[SR] said: “FACES’ achievement is the result of extensive dedication in time and energy […]