South Africa Procurement News Notice - 59444

Procurement News Notice

PNN 59444
Work Detail Africas Green Economy Summit, taking place from 21-23 February 2024 in Cape Town, provides a springboard for companies operating in the green sector to sell themselves to investors. The five finalists listed below represent an array of green investment pipeline opportunities. The event brings together key African stakeholders - including sustainability experts, investors, project leaders, and policymakers - with the aim of facilitating investments to propel the continents green economy transition. A key aspect of the three-day summit is the Pitch Platform, which will give project owners the opportunity to showcase their businesses to global and local investors and corporate representatives, build key relationships and secure funding. A green investment pipeline on stage More than 30 projects will take to the Pitch Stage, presenting an investment pipeline of over $1 billion to over 30 investment and financial companies. Potential investors at the event will be able to get a comprehensive overview of some of Africas green champions, take discussions further with pitch owners and download pitch decks. Elodie Delagneau, Project Manager: Startups & Partners, VUKA Group, explains that the green investment pipeline selection process focused on companies impacting the green economy. "In Africas green scene, our event division aims to add value by recruiting companies driving the shift towards net-zero goals. Weve scoured industries for key sectors making strides in decarbonisation, seeking pioneers and established players committed to sustainable and bankable solutions. Its like a treasure hunt for a future where Africa shines in sustainability. Selected projects arent just presentations; they light the way to a greener continent," she says. "Teaming up with partners like WESGRO, Edge Growth Ventures, AP3 Capital and Advisory, Grindstone, Bell Crescent Partners, Circular Energy and Holocene[3], were on a mission to identify projects that can make a real difference with the right funding. Our event is a stage for these companies to showcase transformative power. Through research, sector spotting, out-of-the-box projects, and strong partnerships, we aim to create a pool of initiatives that get investors excited to support Africas green heroes."
Country South Africa , Southern Africa
Industry Energy & Power
Entry Date 09 Feb 2024

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