18 Nov 2021
COP26 is over. My reflections on its outcomes, the future of leadership and how PIDG plays its part
Marco Serena, Head of Sustainable Development Impact at PIDG, talks about the next months rather than years, as the sense of urgency that Glasgow instilled in the UN COP process is unprecedented.
04 Nov 2021
Reflections on COP26
Philippe Valahu, PIDG CEO, shares his reflections on COP26, PIDG's contribution to the UK's Clean Green Initiative, and the next steps we must take to deliver positive change for people and planet.
24 Sep 2021
A Sustainable Development Impact rating for infrastructure investments?
Marco Serena, Head of Sustainable Development Impact at PIDG, explores what the UNGA agenda means for infrastructure investment and whether we are missing a trick to better signal to the market where the capital is most needed.
17 Aug 2021
PIDG Pulse Episode #6: Kenya Capital Markets
In this episode, we discuss Kenya’s clear commitment to embracing change, we explore key projects PIDG has enabled, including the Acorn Affordable Student Accommodation and Kenya credit enhancement facility, and we highlight the opportunities presented by Kenya’s new strategic partnership with the UK.
30 Jul 2021
Bridging infrastructure gaps in Kenya: how PIDG is forging new partnerships to drive private sector investment in infrastructure
Emilio Cattaneo, Head of Technical Assistance at PIDG, highlights how PIDG is contributing to the new UK-Kenya investment package by supporting the promotion of Public Private Partnerships in key infrastructure sectors.
29 Jul 2021
Promoting Electrical Safety: Electrical Power Transmission and Distribution
Ridouan Lehrrissi, HSES Manager at PIDG company InfraCo Africa, introduces the Good Practice Note on Electrical Power Transmission and Distribution.
08 Jul 2021
Mobilising Affordable Housing Delivery in Ghana and Nigeria
Tim Streeter, Head of Investor Relations at PIDG, highlights the importance of local currency and capacity building, sustainability, and green finance solutions in the delivery of affordable housing in Ghana and Nigeria.
22 Jun 2021
PIDG partnering with the World Bank to help accelerate the pace of investment in the emerging water sector
PIDG announces Strategic Partnership with the Global Water Security & Sanitation Partnership (GWSP), a multi-donor trust fund housed within the World Bank’s Water Global Practice (WGP).
11 Jun 2021
EAIF and Proparco partner to finance the first biomass plant with grid injection in Africa
The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) and Proparco have closed a 165M EUR project finance deal and 13M EUR grant to secure the financing of Biovea project in Ivory Coast, which will be the first biomass power plant with grid injection in Africa.
21 May 2021
GuarantCo provides Acre Impact Capital with catalytic funding to invest in infrastructure projects across Africa
GuarantCo, through PIDG TA and The Rockefeller Foundation, have provided Acre Impact Capital with catalytic funding to make debt investments in infrastructure projects that provide access to essential services to vulnerable populations in Africa.
19 Mar 2021
Kacific, PIDG TA and GuarantCo supporting COVID-19 response in Asian and Pacific rural communities
In 2019 GuarantCo, a Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) company, and the Asian Development Bank co-financed Kacific Broadband Satellites International Limited (Kacific) to enable affordable, “direct to premises”, high-speed, broadband internet connections across select Asian countries and the Pacific Islands.
03 Mar 2021
Level the playing field: Three ways in which InfraCo Asia is empowering women and girls
Gender equity has implications for all sectors, in both formal and informal economies. And the impact of advancing women’s equality extends beyond moral and social outcomes.