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LHGP Asset Management

Lion’s Head Global Partners is an investment bank providing financial advisory and asset management to a range of public- and private- sector clients. Our expertise is focused emerging markets, in particular sub-Saharan Africa and we operate from offices in Nairobi, Lagos and London. LHGP manages the Facility for Energy Inclusion,… Read More

Charm Impact

Charm is an impact investment platform that crowdsources debt for clean energy startups in developing economies. They use innovative blended finance structures to offer loans from £10,000 – £250,000 for enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa, South and Southeast Asia. Across their target markets, local entrepreneurs have genuine, customer-centric experiences with a… Read More

60 Decibels

Our mission is to make the use of high-quality customer / supplier impact data the norm in social purpose organizations. This will create widespread accountability and facilitate management towards greater social impact, pushing social performance towards equal footing with financial results in assessing returns on capital Q&A Where is it… Read More

Shell Foundation

Shell Foundation is an independent charity established by the Shell Group in 2000 to create and scale new solutions to global development challenges. We apply business thinking to major social and environmental issues linked to the energy sector – and seek to leverage the skills and networks of Shell where possible… Read More

Energise Africa (Lendahand-Ethex)

Since launch in August 2017, Energise Africa (a partnership between two of Europe’s leading impact investing platforms Lendahand and Ethex) has raised over £13 million in blended finance from a community of 2,500 individual investors, alongside investment from UK aid, Virgin Unite and Good Energies Foundation. This investment has been… Read More


Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with an average of 86,000 employees in more than 70 countries. As part of its approach to thriving in the energy transition to a lower-carbon energy system, Shell’s ambition is to become a net-zero emissions energy business by 2050 in… Read More

CDC Group

Founded in 1948, CDC Group is the UK government-owned development finance institution.  It supports investing in businesses throughout Africa and South Asia, to create jobs and make a lasting difference to people’s lives. CDC provides capital in many forms, including equity, debt, mezzanine and guarantees, and this capital is… Read More


SolarisKit has developed the world’s first flat-packable solar thermal collector, a device which can be quickly and easily assembled and used to convert sunlight into hot water. Our solar collector has been developed to provide an affordable source of clean heating to sunny and warm regions like Africa, Asia, and… Read More

Inclusive Energy

Our mission is to speed up global clean energy access, mitigating and monetising carbon in the process. Inclusive Energy is a manufacturer of remote monitoring and analytics products designed to empower 1000’s of poorly supported off-grid energy companies operating in economically developing nations. Q&A Where is it based? London &… Read More

EnSo Impact

EnSo Impact is a project development business based in the UK working internationally with a focus on Sub-Saharan Africa. EnSo aims to deliver commercially successful work that also achieves environmental and social impact. The environmental aspect of our work is focused on 2 main areas: clean and renewable energy, and… Read More