OPIC Updates | Newsletter of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation

One Big Continent, One Big Summit, Three Big Lessons

In a recent post for the State Department's DipNote blog, OPIC President and CEO Elizabeth L. Littlefield highlights the recent U.S.-Africa Leaders summit and explains why it "was bold, audacious and it worked." Learn more

Clinton recognizes OPIC's role in addressing energy poverty

At the National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas on September 4, Hillary Clinton discussed how OPIC was playing a critical role in bringing more energy to the developing world. Learn more

Global Partnerships features OPIC's perspective on impact investing
In a recent post for Global Partnerships' Perspectives on Impact Investing, OPIC Director Loren Rodwin outlines four key themes that have informed OPIC's approach to impact investing and highlights the importance of forming partnerships. Learn more 

OPIC Board strengthens commitment to Africa 

In its final meeting of the fiscal year, OPIC's Board approved a $100 million commitment to Emerging Capital Partners' Africa Fund IV which seeks to provide expansion capital to high-growth companies throughout Africa.
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Powering Africa: The off-grid challenge

Peter Ballinger, Director of Business Development at OPIC, discusses the off-grid challenge in Africa. Ballinger leads the U.S. Africa Energy Development and Finance Center in Johannesburg, South Africa. Learn more 

Featured photo: Meeting with community groups near Lake Turkana
OPIC's Office of Investment Policy recently met with community groups at Lake Turkana in Northern Kenya as part of a due diligence review of the Lake Turkana wind power project. Learn more

More than a buzzword

OPIC's President and CEO Elizabeth L. Littlefield talked to the Inter-American Development Bank recently about how OPIC categorizes its impact investments. Learn more 


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