27 Nov 2020
PIDG TA supporting local communities during the Covid-19 pandemic
As part of its ongoing commitment to support communities during the coronavirus pandemic, PIDG TA provided 22 TA grants and 1 Capital grant to PIDG projects to support COVID-19 responses, with a total commitment of USD1.633 million.
23 Jul 2020
COVID-19 Response Update
PIDG CEO, Philippe Valahu, detailing the progress on our response to the COVID-19 crisis.
05 Jun 2020
World Environment Day. Spotlight: Taking action on climate change
For World Environment Day, Marco Serena, PIDG Head of Development Impact explains how PIDG is progressing towards its commitment to SDG 13, climate action.
29 May 2020
2019 Annual Review
Today PIDG publishes its 2019 Annual Review, to reflect the Group’s progress.
12 May 2020
PIDG COVID-19 response
A message from PIDG CEO, Philippe Valahu, on our response to the COVID-19 crisis.
01 Apr 2020
Energy without borders
EAIF’S Martijn Proos writes for world leading hydro power magazine
24 Mar 2020
World Water Day. The Kigali Bulk Water Concession: Meeting the challenges of private investment in water infrastructure
For World Water Day, James Leigland, PIDG TA Advisor, explains how a pioneering water concession in the city of Kigali and a nearby district in the Eastern Province of Rwanda, illustrates some of the key characteristics of long-term, capital-intensive public-private partnerships (PPPs), in difficult sectors like water and sanitation.
29 Jan 2020
PIDG CEO Philippe Valahu at the 2020 Private Finance for Sustainable Development Conference, Paris
At the 2020 conference, themed Aligning finance with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), PIDG CEO Philippe Valahu, asks if the sense of urgency is 'real' or is it 'just talk' when the discourse turns to the 'billions to trillions' agenda.
28 Jan 2020
2020 Private Finance for Sustainable Development Conference
Our experts have been speaking on a panel at the 2020 Private Finance for Sustainable Development Conference at the OECD in Paris.
20 Jan 2020
London Stock Exchange welcomes its first Kenya shilling corporate bond on the ISM, Acorn Holdings, guaranteed by GuarantCo
London Stock Exchange welcomes its first Kenya shilling corporate bond on the ISM, Acorn Holdings, guaranteed by GuarantCo, to finance clean, safe, affordable and green-certified accommodation for 5,000 students in Nairobi - First ever green bond in Kenya - First project bond in Kenya - Rated B1 by Moody’s - higher than the sovereign bond rating
13 Jan 2020
Acorn Holdings, student accommodation developer in Kenya, listed on Nairobi securities exchange
The Nairobi Securities Exchange welcomes its first green bond issue, Acorn Holdings, guaranteed by GuarantCo and with EAIF as its largest investor, that will finance clean, safe, affordable and green-certified accommodation for 5,000 students in Nairobi;
19 Dec 2019
PIDG Pathfinder newsletter, winter 2019
Welcome to the second issue of PIDG Pathfinder. Lorna McNae of InfraCo Africa shares the background to a powerful video of the Chiansi irrigation project. Prabaljit Sarkar of InfraCo Asia, recounts the challenges and eventual successful completion of the Ninh Thuan solar power plant in Vietnam, and Emilio Cattaneo of EAIF, reflects on his recent visit to Ghana with a high-level UK government delegation to see the progress of two of our projects, Cenpower and Quantum Terminals.