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[Commdev] eco-efficiency of commercial borrowers
This past year we had a UNC biz school intern look into how various CDFIs encourage their commercial borrowers to be more eco-friendly and eco-efficient. Thanks to those who responded to a request for info on the listserv or spoke with us by phone. We have put our learnings into a brief white paper; the paper is an annotated list of practices at eleven CDFIs and includes web resources. BTW, based on all this, Self-Help is piloting a simple two page insert into our commercial loan application packet, designed to educate our borrowers about these issues. This will be a first step for us.
The report is available in PDF at this link:
Let us know your reaction to this and/or if you are interested in helping to move this issue along in the CDFI world.
Fred Broadwell, Director
Sustainable Development Initiative
Self Help Credit Union/Ventures Fund
P. O. Box 3619
Durham NC 27702
919-956-4490 or 1-800-476-7428
"Creating Ownership and Economic Opportunity"
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