Consultancy Opportunity to Undertake Environmental and Social Performance Audit & Development of Related Policy Framework for FI's - Micro Enterprises Support Programme Trust

MESPT-CREDIT-06-2022: Consultancy to Undertake Environmental and Social Performance Audit & Development of Related Policy Framework for FI's


Micro Enterprise Support Programme Trust (MESPT) is a development organization focused on enhancing, Agricultural Enterprise Development and Market linkages, Agricultural productivity and Food Safety, Financial Access and Inclusion and Green Transformation. MESPT interventions are through small holder farmers and Agricultural SMEs aimed at increasing productivity, incomes and enhancing competitiveness for decent job creation, especially among women and youth.

The engagement of private sector towards achievement of the desired results within focus thematic areas continues to be critical and calls for integrated support mechanisms. MESPT has taken this role to facilitate both forward and backward linkages and build sustainable partnership to sustainably support the eco-system.

MESPT has a development implementation model that entails working with various stakeholders to facilitate sustainable linkages that increase the competitiveness and profitability of targeted agricultural value chains and enterprises.


The objective of this consultancy is to:

  1. Undertake In-depth Environmental and Social Performance Management and Governance (ESPMG) audit based on globally recognized standards.
  2. Develop an action plan for implementation of recommendations from the Environmental, Social Performance and Governance Audit.
  3. Support selected financial institutions with development of Environmental. Social and Governance (ESG) policy framework as one of the implementation activity.


The objectives of the consultancy are to:

  1. Undertake inception meeting with selected two financial institutions.
  2. Undertake institutional ESPMG audit and document findings and proposed recommendations.
  3. Undertake stakeholders (MESPT, Board and Management of the specific financial institution) brief on the ESPMG audit findings and recommendations.
  4. Develop ESPMG policy framework as part of initial implementation intervention.
  5. Validate the ESPMG policy framework with Board and Management of the selected financial institutions.


  1. In-depth knowledge, experience in conducting Environmental and Social Audit for financial institutions. Please share 3 past references including reference letters and contracts for work done in the last 5 years.
  2. Demonstrated understanding of Sacco and Microfinance subsectors in Kenya.
  3. Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology, Environmental Management related studies, Business Administration, Community Development, Co-operative Development, Economics, Agricultural Development, Commerce

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