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The African Investors for Climate Change (AICC) Network is an initiative launched during the COP22 in November 2016 to enable a rapid and effective climate transition in Africa. It comprises a coalition of African national and regional institutional investors with the support of international financial institutions and development agencies, all committed to act collectively by driving domestic savings and long-term institutional finance towards sustainable development and climate-smart projects.

Members of AICC Network

  • Groupe Caisse de Dépôt et de Gestion (Morocco)
  • Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations (CDC) (Senegal)
  • Africa50 Infrastructure Fund backed by the AfdB
  • The Nigerian Public Pension Fund (PENCOM)
  • Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations (CDC) (Gabon)
  • Caisse des Dépots et Consignations (CDC) (Tunisia)
  • Caisse des Dépots et de Développement (CDD) (Mauritania)
  • The Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (Masen)
  • Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP) (Italy)
  • The French Development Agency (AFD)

The AICC Network Launching Event B2Finance, to be held in Marrakesh, Morocco on 5 and 6 October 2018, under the theme:

"New Business Models for Climate Smart Projects" Bridging long-term investors and impact projects in Africa.

The event offers an ideal venue to identify opportunities for investment in high-impact climate smart projects in Africa, foster the debate around available climate change business models for climate-smart financing and discuss institutional and regulatory enablers to promote scaled-up financial flows. The event is also an opportunity for the AICC Network to welcome its new members and share with participants its proposed plan of Actions as a unifying coalition of African institutional investors and a leveraging catalyser of private sector and foreign investors.

Key topics:

  • Climate Change
  • Micro-grids success stories
  • Resilient Agriculture
  • Energy derived from waste and productive use
  • Scaling-up long-term financing through enabling regulatory and institutional environment

The event will bring together 200 African and international players, including:

  • Public and private sector financiers and institutions, incl. international institutions
  • IFIs+DFIs
  • Ministries and rural electrification agencies
  • Private sector representatives and investors active in off-grid renewables in Africa, as well as in agro-food, telecoms, productive uses of energy
  • Utilities
  • Project developers and aggregators
  • Technology providers
  • Local governments, NGOs, foundations, research institutions and grassroots organisations
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