First Movers Coalition engages Ai’s Dr. Hubert Danso on CleanTech Investing

Africa investor (Ai) today confirmed Dr. Hubert Danso, its CEO and Chairman, and the Chairman of the African Union’s Continental Business Network (CBN), the African Green Infrastructure Investment Bank (AfGIIB), and Co-Chair of the Sustainable Markets Initiative (SMI) Africa Council, shared investor insights on the World Economic Forum’s First Movers...

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Funding Vital Emerging & Developing Market Projects: How GEMS and Private Markets can Help Achieve Scale

Global challenges are best addressed globally. Many market participants estimate that Emerging Markets (EMs) require trillions of dollars in order to invest in infrastructure and transform their economies. This cannot be financed by Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) and Development Financial Institutions (DFIs) alone. Private institutional capital is required to achieve...

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Dr. Hubert Danso, Ai Chair, Talks GEMs Future with ARC Ratings

Africa investor (Ai) today confirmed that Dr. Hubert Danso, its CEO and Chairman, and the Chairman of the African Union’s Continental Business Network (CBN), the African Green Infrastructure Investment Bank (AfGIIB) and Co-Chair of the Sustainable Markets Initiative (SMI) Africa Council, sat down for an exclusive interview with ARC Ratings...

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Dr. Danso’s Investor Letter on Allocating to African Green Industrial Infrastructure as a Globally Competitive Investable Asset Class

Dear Esteemed Institutional Investment Partners, We stand at a historic crossroads where financial prosperity converges with environmental responsibility. As universal owners, our capital, portfolio companies, and market influence wield the power to redefine global industrial markets while fostering sustainable returns for future generations. With the advent of the African Union’s Nairobi Declaration (Africa’s...

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MDB Private Capital Mobilization Market Failure Elevated at World Bank Meetings

Africa investor (Ai) issued a Memo today entitled "More Smoke & Mirrors: The Calculated Mirage of Adequate MDB Private Capital Mobilization for Africa’s Climate & SDG Investment Goals." This memo coincides with the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group (WBG) in Washington DC. The...

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AU Summit Africa Business Forum addresses ‘Making Development Investable’

Leaders from the African government, civil society, investment and business community, convened over the weekend in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for the 37th African Union (AU) Summit and the Africa Business Forum (ABF) 2024, co-hosted by the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and Google. https://youtu.be/sFwTcW37R7U Africa investor's CEO and Chair, Dr. Hubert...

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How the AU Can Confront Africa’s Unaddressed Scope 3 Equivalent in Private Capital Mobilization

As African Heads of State participate in the thirty-seventh ordinary session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union in Ethiopia this week and grapple with climate finance challenges, a hidden crisis akin to the "Scope 3 challenge" in global climate finance looms large. The imperative...

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Cheers to the New Year

Happy New Year, 2023 was a phenomenal year for climate and SDG’s investment leadership under Africa’s COP27 Presidency. Ai was pleased to see its MDB Reform Roadmap recommendations endorsed by shareholders this year and to champion the institutional investor voice at President Macron's New Global Financial Pact Summit, President Ruto’s Africa Climate Summit, The UN...

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