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The 8th FSD Kenya annual lecture

Every year since 2015, FSD Kenya has held a public annual lecture focusing on current and emerging financial sector issues.

Ms. Sanda Ojiambo, who serves as the Assistant Secretary-General and CEO of the United Nations Global Compact, will deliver the 8th FSD Kenya annual lecture on Thursday the 27th of October 2022 from 4:00 – 7:00pm East Africa Time. 

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Green finance

Sustainable finance disclosures for financial sector authorities

Sustainable finance is becoming an increasingly important form of finance for Africa. Key to anchoring sustainable finance effectively is understanding related disclosures and standards.

This presentation unpacks how the intersection of innovation, fintech and sustainable finance reporting and disclosure standards are creating an interesting future of supervision and regulation for financial sector.

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Blogs and publications
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Environmental risk exposure in the Kenyan banking sector

he Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) partnered with FSD Kenya and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to undertake a study on the environmental risk exposure in the Kenyan banking sector.

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Climate action in Africa: Pathways towards resilient sustainable cities

Africa’s urbanization is increasing and remains largely informal, uncontrolled, and unsupported by the continent’s infrastructure. More people are moving to towns and cities, rapidly creating ‘informal’ settlements with limited access to urban services that people need.

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Blogs and publications
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Green Finance in Kenya

Kenya’s commitment to addressing climate change through green finance has progressively emerged as a key topic underpinning policy development in promoting sustainable development and financial market development.

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Agriculture
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Using Blended Finance to Navigate the Pandemic: How an Innovative Funding Vehicle is Helping SMEs Survive COVID-19 and Advance the SDGs

To reach the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, emerging economies require US $3.3 to $4.5 trillion per year in funding, but they face an estimated annual shortfall of US $2.5 trillion.

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Green finance

How can Africa benefit from the private sector’s growing interest in climate finance?

While the private sector across the world is on a journey towards greening their activities, COP26 marked a milestone so significant that it was termed the Business and Finance COP. In other words, COP26 made ‘climate action mainstream business’. But what challenges and opportunities does this newfound interest present for Africa?

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