Tunuka Gray our Deputy Head, East Africa Advisory supported the Global Development Professionals launch of Access for All on a panel discussing inclusive markets and increasing access to vital services across East Africa.
Today, Jake Cusack, our co-Managing Partner, gave a talk at the Center for Global Development Power Lunch in Washington D.C., on our work in distributed generation in Africa and how we’re expanding in rural electrification. His host was Todd Moss, Senior Fellow, at the Center for Global Development. …
At the Annenberg Retreat, our Clean Power Advisory Lead, Charles Eberly, discussed using private capital to drive economic development in underserved markets. Kupanda Capital, Expectation State, The Rockefeller Foundation, World Vision USA, Mercy Corps, FINCA DRC, Faysal Bank, Overseas Development Institute, Global Innovation Fund, UNAIDS, CARE USA, US Institute of Peace and Save the Children US, were there.
In April 2018, the Mini-Grid Innovation Lab was launched by The Rockefeller Foundation and CrossBoundary. Working with partners across Africa, and supported by Duke University, Carnegie Mellon University, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst, the lab will test business solutions for mini-grids based in Africa to find the most cost-effective and scalable solutions.
Charles Eberly, our Clean Power - Global Coverage Lead, presented on a panel with Christopher Clarke, Inspired Evolution, Anders Hauch, Frontier Energy and Orli Arav, EMFin Advisory. Jonathan Berman, Fieldstone Africa moderated the session. The panel covered a range of issues including alternative energy in 2018, investment trends in solar power and how they fit into wider strategy targeting off-grid...
CrossBoundary Associate, Nathan Kelly and Partner, Thomas Flahive attended SOCAP18 in San Francisco in October to share our thoughts on the future of blended finance. Thanks to Social Capital Markets for bringing together like minds across the industry dedicated to using the transformational power of capital to effect global good.
The Gender Smart Investing Summit ended with private investors, public investors, companies and NGOs committing to invest in decreasing the gender gap. Thank you Suzanne Biegel, Founder, Catalyst at Large for creating this space. At CrossBoundary, we are inspired and committed to being gender smart. We were represented by Soline Miniere, our Associate Principal and Tunuka Gray our Senior Associate.