GE Africa (Lagos)
GE Partners with Acumen to Support Social Enterprises in Africa
Acumen, in partnership with GE, kicked off its 4th Annual Collaboration Summit in Nairobi on Tuesday November 8th 2016. Acumen, a nonprofit impact investor, created the summit to bring social enterprises and international corporations together to catalyze inclusive business models that address Africa's biggest social challenges. Read more. Find out more about GE in Africa in this BRIEFING.
GE Africa, 8 November 2016
Since 2001, Acumen has invested more than $35 million in 31 companies in East and West Africa working in agriculture, energy, health care, clean water and sanitation to better… Read more »
"Collaboration is absolutely imperative to implement and grow solutions in #Africa & drive impact" - Jay Ireland, President & CEO of GE Africa at the Acumen Collaboration Summit.
Since African women innovators and leaders often have lower access to financing than their male counterparts in many African countries, the U.S. African Development Foundation ... Read more »
With rapid urbanization and a growing middle class, Africa needs to spend $90bn a year for the next decade in order to upgrade and maintain its existing infrastructure. At the ... Read more »