Eleven million people were employed in renewable energy worldwide in 2018 according to the latest analysis by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
Press release: Grant awarded to pilot ‘SHIFT KENYA’, first of its kind model to increase access to finance for healthcare SMEs
“SHIFT is the kind of blended finance solution that gets us excited. Not only does it aim to strengthen local capital markets and get local institutional investors off the sidelines, but if successful, SHIFT has the potential to be expanded and replicated in other sectors and countries outside of healthcare and Kenya,” says Joan Larrea, CEO of Convergence.
- Sub-Saharan Africa
Press release: The PepsiCo Foundation Partners with CARE to Tackle Gender Inequality in Agriculture with an $18.2 Million Investment in She Feeds the World
Grant will provide resources and training to 5 million women farmers and their families worldwide to help them increase crop yields and income.
Accenture has partnered with Mastercard, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Everledger, and Mercy Corps to explore solutions that will “empower consumers, enable transparency and promote financial inclusion for small-scale producers” through a circular supply chain.