Caren facilitated this two-day multi-stakeholder meeting bringing together the economic, social and economic chambers of the Forest Stewardship Council to discuss current and future issues.
Caren is an evaluator for Argidius Foundation. In addition to the Argidius-ANDE Challenge funding, she has done deep-dive evaluations on Argidius grantees providing business development services in Latin America and Africa. Some summary evaluations can be found below:
Working with the Catalyst Team at BFA, Caren researched the landscape of global accelerator models for emerging market fintech startups to understand the offers for early stage acceleration. The report, “Accelerating Early-stage Inclusive Fintech Startups in Emerging Markets” assesses what Catalyst Fund does well and what it could do better. Read the report here.
Argidius Foundation commissioned “Guatemala Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Growth Landscape 2018“. It was researched during April to June 2018 to reflect on changes over the last three years that have taken place in the ecosystem of support for entrepreneurship and enterprise growth in Guatemala.
Caren has worked with two leading jewelers, helping them to understand risks in their supply chain. Outputs included a Code of Conduct, supplier terms and conditions, due diligence procedures, remediation and grievance procedures. For a UK based jeweler, Caren drafted a Modern Slavery statement.
Working collaboratively with the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) team, Enabling Outcomes drafted a Theory of Change and supporting narrative. Activities included facilitating a team workshop and 1:1 stakeholder consultations. This process helped reinforce core areas of BCI’s work, identified areas for deepening and broadening BCI’s impact and influence to scale better cotton, and helped inform the scope of the monitoring and evaluation framework.