The Ghanaian government has made significant efforts to improve its electrical infrastructure, yet access to reliable energy remains an impediment to economic development. Unplanned power outages continue to be a problem for the growing country due to growing supply & demand constraints. An additional generation capacity of 225 MW is needed by January 2024 and an additional 200 MW by January 2025 to preserve the security of Ghana’s energy supply.
Impact Capital Partners has joined Trees For The Future (TREES) in their Plant-a-Tree Partnership by planting 200 trees per million dollars raised. This amazing non-profit organization has planted over 180 million trees since 1989 and we are proud to help TREES plant communities out of hunger and poverty, while also offsetting multiples of our own carbon emissions.
This Independent Power Producer is an energy solutions provider based in the USA with operations in West Africa. Over the past 13 years they have transitioned their thermal operations from heavy oil and liquified petroleum gas to natural gas + they built their own private pipeline network + their long-term ambition is to deliver 100% clean electricity across Africa by 2035 + net-zero emissions by 2050.
This female-founded Fund Manager seeks to generate competitive financial returns PLUS positive economic, social and/or environmental impact by providing financing to Small and Medium Enterprises (“SMEs”) in very select high-growth developing economies with stable political climates and reliable legal systems.
This Fund manager is focused on facilitating trade finance by making short term private loans to private growth stage companies who are committed to responsible, sustainable management of their companies and to creating positive, measurable impact in their communities.
This manager offers global, U.S., non-U.S., and environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) equity strategies. Their heritage in sustainable and impact investing dates back to the 1970s, when the family office began public and private investment programs that incorporated environmental social values into the investment process.
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I launched Impact Capital Partners because I obviously agree with Bill Gates that it is important to address the world’s most difficult issues. The essence of How To Avoid A Climate Disaster is that we are putting 51 billion tons of greenhouse gasses into the atmosphere every year, and to avoid a climate disaster, we need to get the net number to ZERO within 30 years. Importantly, Bill is optimistic that we can solve these problems because of his belief in innovation, but we need breakthroughs to get there. Bill is focused on this challenge, and one of his goals for writing this book is to spark conversations so that we are all focused on it too. I highly recommend this book and I’m even placing it on my MUST READ LIST!
Global warming, extreme weather, heatwaves, wildfires, droughts, melting polar ice, and rising sea levels are the direct consequences of overloading our atmosphere with carbon. The prime reason for our increasing carbon footprint is burning fossil fuels to drive cars and generate electricity to run machinery, household gadgets, and industrial infrastructure. It is time we transitioned […]
Wind is one of the planet’s most efficient renewable power sources and offshore winds tend to blow harder and more uniformly than on land. Yesterday, the New York State Energy and Development Authority (NYSERDA) selected Equinor and incoming strategic partners bp to transform two of New York’s ports into large-scale offshore wind working facilities in hopes of positioning New York as an offshore wind industry hub.