OPIC Updates | Newsletter of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation
A country in a hurry: Rwanda looks forward 
OPIC President and CEO Elizabeth L. Littlefield recently shared on the OPIC Blog her recent travel to Rwanda and the opportunities for investment in the country 20 years after the genocide. OPIC has continued to play a key role in supporting highly developmental projects in the country that address some of the biggest challenges in Rwanda. Learn more

OPIC seeks to support American investors in Malawi 

"Investing is a competitive business and Africa today is a highly competitive place where investors are often in a position to pick and choose where to put their money." OPIC President and CEO Elizabeth Littlefield writes about her recent visit to Malawi. Learn more

Supporting small business in Minnesota

In April, an Expanding Horizons conference for small businesses drew over 80 small business owners from 11 states to Minneapolis, educating participants about how OPIC products can help them take advantage of lucrative investment opportunities in emerging markets. Learn more

Unlocking private climate investment 

A World Economic Forum report released last year estimates that the world will need to invest at least $5.7 trillion annually in green infrastructure by 2020 in order to limit the worst impacts of climate change. Learn more

OPIC President welcomes Tony Blair

OPIC President and CEO Elizabeth L. Littlefield recently welcomed Tony Blair, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, to OPIC's Washington, D.C. headquarters. He is currently the Quartet Representative, charged with promoting economic growth and job creation in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. Learn more
Investing in women 

OPIC Vice President Judith Pryor highlights a recent Twitter chat the Millennium Challenge Corporation, Devex and Vital Voices held aimed at engaging development practitioners, stakeholders and the public on the many reasons why gender integration and investing in women and girls is absolutely crucial to development. Learn more

OPIC President rings bell at NYSE

OPIC President and CEO Elizabeth L. Littlefield, along with representatives and guests from the U.S. National Advisory Board to the Social Impact Investment Task Force, rang the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange to raise awareness about the role of public and private innovation and entrepreneurship in solving social challenges. Learn more

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