We work with multinationals, local African companies, project sponsors, lenders (including Development Finance Institutions and private equity firms), government agencies, development agencies, and international and local Non-Governmental Organisations.
Our clients’ businesses cover a wide range of sectors, including oil & gas, minerals and metals, conventional power, renewable energy, agriculture, financial services, healthcare, education, communication and technology, manufacturing, waste and sanitation management, transportation services, real estate, and FMCG.
CDC Group PLC
CDC has developed an Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) learning journey and workshop programme principally focused on the practical implementation of operational ESG considerations in emerging market Private Equity funds and portfolio companies. The programme modules include climate change considerations, gender value chain approaches, E&S management systems and effective human resource approaches.
Enterprise Group Limited
As part of its mission and to contribute to achieving its business objectives, EGL needed to develop a Corporate Social Investment (CSI) strategy with defined and measurable impacts and outcomes, which would differentiate EGL from its competitors.
Helios invested $100 million for a 12.4% stake in Africa Oil Corp. (AOC), a Canadian oil and gas company with assets in Kenya and Ethiopia. As part of the investment decision-making process, Helios required an independent environmental and social (E&S) due diligence of AOC’s activities.
Lekela are the developers of the two-phase 150MW Ayitepa Wind Farm project (the Project) in Ghana. The Project, once completed, will provide approximately 400Gwh each year of clean, economic and renewable energy to the national grid. It will also help Ghana avoid emitting 200,000 tons of carbon dioxide each year.
The company has been very successful in the upstream focused businesses in the oil and gas and energy sectors in partnership with other international companies. However, it recognises that in the downstream areas such as retail; food resources, product and services, healthcare; consumer services; and IT and communications it will need more local business partners and more interaction with governments.
Trafigura engaged Kina Advisory to organise an MSF in Nairobi, Kenya in 2019. The objectives of the MSF was to understand the dynamics of the Kenyan market; to have conversations to determine how the private sector, in partnership with government, financial institutions and civil society, can help to solve challenges to economic growth and contribute more broadly to the needs of society; and to present Trafigura as a responsible partner in the event that commercial opportunities arose in future. The Kenyan MSF was the first that Trafigura had held in a location in which it does not currently have a physical presence although it has supplied refined products.
Tullow Oil Plc
Tullow is committed to delivering sustainability in all the communities where it operates. The company wants to ensure that its existing and future social investment portfolio were closely aligned and contributed to its core business objectives.