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Announcing the inaugural OPIC Impact Awards

OPIC is proud to recognize some of our outstanding partners with our first ever OPIC Impact Awards for excellence in development finance.  The awards, which will be given out at a ceremony on March 11, will highlight the important work OPIC... Read more...

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OPIC’s impact in California: Jobs, exports and expanded opportunities for small businesses

Investing abroad pays dividends at home. On Wednesday November 13, OPIC hosted its latestExpanding Horizons workshop in San Jose, California, where more than 170 businesses heard about the finance and insurance tools that OPIC provides to... Read more...

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OPIC recognizes International Youth Day 2013

Today is International Youth Day, a day created by the United Nations in 1999 to mark the important contribution youth make to the world. This year, International Youth Day focuses on youth migration and the rewards and risks associated with it... Read more...

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Client spotlight: Global Partnerships invests more than just money in poor communities in Latin America

                      What do the world’s poor people need? Money is one simple answer, but money alone is often not enough to support long-term solutions to... Read more...

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Paper features OPIC President Elizabeth Littlefield on the role of the private sector in Pakistan’s development

This week, OPIC President and CEO Elizabeth L. Littlefield is visiting Pakistan to discuss investment opportunities with the business community. The visit was highlighted in local media on Monday with an op-ed published by President Littlefield on... Read more...

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Featured photo: Local retailer supports jobs and sustainable development in Guatemala

  The Guatemala City flagship store of Cemaco, a family-owned business that operates 20 retail stores throughout Guatemala selling hardware, home goods ,toys and baby gear. OPIC, through a loan guaranty to World Business Capital,... Read more...

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OPIC Seminar Takes on Small Businesses in Salt Lake City

World Trade Center Utah Executive Vice President & COO Elizabeth Goryunova joins Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) Director of Public Affairs Dr. Larry Spinelli at an Expanding Horizons seminar for Utah’s small businesses.... Read more...

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Tailoring finance tools for impact investors

This is the second blog post in an occasional series By Mitchell L. Strauss, Special Advisor, Socially Responsible Finance In my earlier blog post I explored OPIC’s contributions to the evolvingimpact investing sector,... Read more...

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Featured video: OPIC-supported business complex prepares to open in Georgia

  The mountaintop Mtatsminda restaurant and business complex in Tbilisi, Georgia was renovated with the support of a $10 million OPIC loan and will reopen on Saturday, June 29. This clip from a local news program highlights visits this... Read more...

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Texas newspapers feature OPIC President Elizabeth Littlefield on the role of small businesses in the global economy

This week, OPIC held its Expanding Horizons workshop in Fort Worth, Texas with more than 100 U.S. small businesses from over 10 states attending. The events also were highlighted in local media with both The Houston Chronicle and... Read more...

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