Creating sustainable climate solutions has never been more critical. Entrepreneurs in emerging markets are a powerful yet often under-leveraged tool and are daily addressing the climate and social challenges of our time. Our Co-CEO Agnes Dasewicz shares how SEAF’s investee companies are playing a critical role in building climate resilience and justice around the world.
Our Co-CEO Agnes Dasewicz shared SEAF’s experience investing in and building the resilience of SMEs in Africa, setting the tone for engagement in this year’s Dealroom and modeling how investors should view and support their investees.
As the African population is growing at a rate of 2% per year, with 80% of the population
employed by SMEs, our Founder and Co-CEO Bert van der Vaart shared SEAF’s perspective on access to finance for African SMEs that will not only enable their own growth and sustainability but also increase the shared prosperity of their communities and the larger economy.
Co-CEO Agnes Dasewicz and Managing Director Meriem Zairi participated in the Sorenson Impact Summit highlighting SEAF’s proactive business model to support and build resilience in SMEs throughout the pandemic to set them up for post-COVID success and sustainability.