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Crowding the private sector into Africa’s climate action

The global community for climate action was spooked by the November 8 election of Donald Trump as the next President of the United States. The US President-elect had earned the sobriquet of “climate denier,” for his claim that climate change is a hoax. However, there is cautious optimism that his presidency will not overturn the global agenda on climate change. …

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ICC-UAE Chapter supports private sector’s participation in global trade

Dubai, UAE: As part of its efforts to continue promoting the World Chambers Congress, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC–UAE) Chapter received Peter Mihok, Chairman, World Chambers Federation in Dubai recently. The courtesy meeting covering general topics and areas of partnership, contribution and support from ICC-UAE to WCF was attended by H.E. Humaid Mohamed Ben Salem, Chairman, ICC-UAE Chapter, in …

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Afriland First Bank and the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) have signed an agreement to create an Islamic Window in Ivory Coast

The cooperation reflects ICD’s ambition to promote Islamic Finance in its member countries, and support its growing presence and activities in Africa The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) (www.ICD-PS.org), the private sector arm of Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group, in partnership with Afriland First Bank Ivory Coast (www.AfrilandFirstBank.com), a Pan-African full service bank, have signed …

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The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) and Affin Islamic Bank announces plans to strengthen its strategic collaboration within the Asian region

The cooperation reflects ICD’s ambition to expand its geographic footprint and exert its influence within the Asian region. The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) (ICD-PS.org), the private sector arm of Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group, in partnership with Affin Islamic Bank Berhad (AffinIslamic.com.my), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Affin Bank Berhad, have signed a memorandum of …

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KSA private sector must employ 4.1m Saudis by 2030; better HR can help and also add $6.44bn to GDP

Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 seeks to employ millions of Saudi nationals in an expanding private sector. Research by Oxford Strategic Consulting (Oxford) found that to accomplish this goal, the private sector will need to employ 2.5m more Saudis than are currently employed in the sector. Developing world-class HR can facilitate this massive human capital influx into the private sector and …

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Private Sector is Key Driver for Growth in the Middle East and North Africa

New report seeks to unlock private sector potential by addressing constraints. The private sector can be an important driver for growth and rising prosperity in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) if effective policies are put in place to address key challenges across the region, according to a report from three leading international development and financial institutions. The report …

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The Executive Committee Adopts Development Projects in Partnership with the Private Sector, Worth AED 470 Million

AED 112 million adopted for the roads and infrastructure project aimed at creating 104 housing units The Executive Committee also applauded the World Bank 2016 Doing Business report results for Abu Dhabi and confirms the efficiency of plans adopted to develop and improve the competitiveness of the Emirate’s business environment Musataha agreement awarded to the private sector for the project …

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The Dubai Green Economy Partnership showcases the efforts from the Public and Private sector to enhance the level of low-carbon and sustainable development

Latest Green Leadership Series Discusses Outcomes of Paris Agreement and its Impact on Public- Private Partnerships in the UAE. Dubai United Arab Emirates – In line with the UAE’s signing of the Paris Agreement at the Climate Conference COP21, the latest edition of Dubai Green Leadership Series (GLS) organized by Dubai Science Park and Dubai Green Economy Partnership discussed ways …

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Masdar Free Zone encouraging entrepreneurship and Abu Dhabi private sector growth

Masdar City aims to grow its tenant base nearly four-fold by 2020, and to expand the net leasable area available within the Free Zone by around a third (32%) every year over the next four years. Free Zone tenants at Masdar City expected to increase nearly four-fold by 2020. Accelerator 1 office building set to open second quarter of 2017. …

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The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) signs MoU with Export-Import Bank of India to increase bilateral co-operation and explore the feasibility of extending a commercial line of credit

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) , the private sector arm of Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group and Export-Import Bank of India (EXIM Bank), a specialized financial institution, established under an Act of the Indian Parliament, wholly owned by the Government of India with a mandate to …

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