Yearly Archives: 2013

Frontier Leader Tewodros Ashenafi Joins Atlantic Council International Advisory Board//

Categories: IGD Members

IGD Frontier Leader Tewodros Ashenafi, Chairman & CEO of SouthWest Energy (HK) Ltd, recently joined the Atlantic Council’s International Advisory Board. IGD congratulates Ashenafi for being the first African invited to join this influential group of prestigious business and policy leaders, who advise the Atlantic Council on its mission of… Read More

If You Care About Having Impact, You Need to Measure It//

Categories: Events , Impact Measurement

When participants from the private, public, and non-governmental communities convened in DC for the March 27 launch event of the WBCSD’s “Measuring Socio-Economic Impact” report, one phrase was continuously reiterated; “if you care about having impact you need to measure it.” Co-hosted by the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE)… Read More

IGD at the WBCSD “Measuring Socio-Economic Impact” Launch Event//

Categories: Events , Impact Measurement

Earlier this year, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) published Measuring Socio-Economic Impact: A Guide for Business, a major report presenting a comparative analysis of 10 leading tools for measuring business impact, including IGD’s unique impact framework designed by business, for business. On March 27, the Aspen Network… Read More

CEO Interview: Jean-Louis Ekra//

Categories: IGD Members , Infrastructure , Training

IGD President & CEO Mark Green recently interviewed Jean-Louis Ekra, President & Chairman of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), who was in Washington DC to attend the IGD Leadership Council meeting. Afreximbank pursues development goals and objectives using a private sector approach, which was unheard of when the bank launched… Read More

Attracting Capital to African Agriculture//

Categories: Agriculture , IGD Members , Impact Measurement

IGD Frontier Leader Riaz Currimjee is Founding Partner & Managing Director of Surya Capital Limited, a principal investment and advisory firm focused on private equity investment opportunities in Africa. Mr. Currimjee is also a non-executive Director of Currimjee Ltd. Prior to founding Surya Capital, he was a partner at Iveagh… Read More