Understanding Impact: How is climate change affecting businesses in emerging economies?


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In this episode, we explore the impact climate change is having on businesses in emerging economies. We look at how it's affecting firms today, how it might affect their future plans and what international investors can do to support a just transition to net zero emissions and resilient economies.
We hear from founders, CEOs and senior managers working at companies operating in Africa and South Asia that CDC invests in, including:
  • Kihara Maina, CEO, I&M Bank Kenya
  • Radha Basu, CEO, iMerit
  • Naomi Kioi, Global Marketing and Digital Business Manager, Greenlight Planet
  • Prerak Goel, Co-Founder, Roserve
If you're interested in delving deeper into the topics we cover in this episode, take a look at the CDC Emerging Economies Climate Report 2021.

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