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A Private Sector Ministers of Finance Call to Action

Ai Chairman Dr. Hubert Danso was honored to represent the private sector at The 56th Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development this week – themed, ‘Financing the Transition to Inclusive Green Economies in Africa’, hosted by the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and The Government of Zimbabwe. Given the underreported […]
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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 General Assembly SDG […]
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Ai and Global investors issue Heads of State Call to Action at COP28

Announced during the Leaders Summit at COP28 in Dubai, with the goal of fighting climate change and delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals announced, Africa investor and 9 other institutional investments organisations—representing over $100trn of assets management and advisement—jointly issued a Call to Action to Scale Private Capital Mobilization to Heads of State, policymakers and […]
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His Excellency Sheikh Shakhboot bin Nahyan highlights United Arab Emirates commitments to Africa at Conference of the Parties (COP28)

His Excellency Sheikh Shakhboot bin Nahyan Al Nahyan, Minister of State, participated in the ‘Africa Investment Earthshot Leaders’ Summit’ at the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28), which is currently being held at Expo City Dubai. During a keynote speech, His Excellency highlighted the most prominent pledges […]
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Mercer unpacks Asset Allocation at The COP28 Africa Investment Earthshot Leaders’ Summit

Mercer, a business of Marsh McLennan (NYSE: MMC), the world’s leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy, and people advising trillions of institutional assets, shared asset allocation assumptions at the COP28 Africa Investment Earthshot Leaders’ Summit, hosted by the COP28 Presidency, in association with The African Union Development Agency (AUDA), The AU […]
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Investable Green Industrial Cities Standards previewed at COP28 Africa Investment Earthshot Summit

While Special Economic Zones (SEZs) are well-recognised place-based investment tools for economic development, there is an urgent need to evolve bankability models and practices in the direction of investable Green Industrial Cities (GICs). GICs are destinations that nurture productive, long-term growth and attract industrial capital at scale. However, they do much more. GIC’s represent a […]
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The COP28 African Investment Leaders Earthshot Summit showcases investments to support the Nairobi Declaration mobilize private capital at scale

With more than $100trn of domestic and global institutional assets represented at the Summit, influential public and private sector investment leaders gathered at the COP28 Africa Investment Earthshot Leaders’ Summit, in the first major international gathering of institutional investors following the Africa Climate Summit. The aim is to shape an African investment Earthshot Investment Allocation […]
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