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LuxFLAG Microfinance

What stands behind the label?

LuxFLAG is an independent and international non-profit association launched in July 2006 in Luxembourg by seven public and private founding partners. LuxFLAG Microfinance is one of a total of seven labels awarded by LuxFLAG.

The main objective of the LuxFLAG Microfinance label is to provide investors with the assurance that the Microfinance Investment Vehicle (MIV) is actually investing directly or indirectly in the microfinance sector. The LuxFLAG Microfinance Label was launched in July 2006. The process for listing can be triggered four times a year.

What are the key points of the label?
Key points
Disclosure of the sustainability criteria for the award of the label

The qualification criteria of a fund are communicated transparently. A fund must invest at least 50% of the portfolio in microfinance.

Key points
Independence of the organization awarding the label

LUXEMBOURG FINANCE LABELLING AGENCY (LuxFLAG) is an independent and international non-profit association.

Key points
Multiple-step process when the label is awarded by a number of parties

The Microfinance Label Eligibility Committee (MLEC) consists of eight members from the private and public sectors who decide on the applications. In addition, there are other LuxFlag management boards that have to approve the listing.

Which financial products are evaluated with it?

Investment funds are evaluated with the LuxFLAG Microfinance label. In 2024, 29 funds were awarded with the label. Click on the button to go to the LuxFLAG website and discover the financial products awarded with the label.

Source: LuxFLAG a.s.b.l.