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How OPIC is advancing the use of renewable energy around the world

This week, Secretary Kerry will host the Secretary’s Climate and Clean Energy Investment Forum, focusing on investments targeting clean energy, energy efficiency, and climate change in the developing world. Investors, corporations,... Read more...

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Throwback Thursday: A look at the 2014 inaugural OPIC Impact Award winners

  As we wrap up the 2015 OPIC Impact Awards recognizing the work of seven clients who demonstrated excellence in development, we wanted to look back at last year’s inaugural awards, the first time we hosted an event to formally... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Supporting harvests with microfinance

  A woman harvests her crop with support from a microfinance loan from Massachusetts-based Root Capital. OPIC provided Root Capital with $20 million in OPIC financing for their work with supporting agribusinesses throughout Africa, Asia... Read more...

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Focus on OPIC Impact Award Winners: Root Capital

In recent years as OPIC has increased its focus on renewable resources, it has supported investments not just in renewable energy sources like solar and wind power, but also in clean water, forest preservation and sustainable agriculture, which are... Read more...

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OPIC’s Impact Awards: A recap in pictures

OPIC recognized seven clients for excellence in development at the May 19 Impact Awards, which featured keynote addresses from Ambassador Susan Rice and Myron Brilliant of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, a new video showcasing OPIC’s work, as... Read more...

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OPIC awards seven clients Impact Awards for excellence in development

OPIC financing has helped Root Capital provide loans to small farmers in 32 countries from Bolivia to Swaziland.   OPIC recognized seven clients for excellence in development at its May 19 Impact Awards. Clients were recognized for... Read more...

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OPIC to honor clients whose work is having a positive impact in the developing world

Some of the 5,000 residents of the Los Castanos de Choloma housing community in Honduras, which Inter-Mac International Inc. built with the support of OPIC financing. In 2014, OPIC awarded Inter-Mac an OPIC Impact Award in the Access to... Read more...

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Elizabeth Littlefield on Earth Day, past, present and future

“Over the past year we have witnessed an unprecedented flow of industry and think tank data and research showing the increasing feasibility and attractiveness of renewable energy in developing nations, where most of the world’s population lives,”... Read more...

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OPIC Impact Award spotlight: renewable resources

As the inaugural OPIC Impact Awards event approaches on March 11, OPIC is proud to be honoring winners in six categories: Renewable Resources, Critical Infrastructure, Access to Finance, Development Impact, Private Equity and American... Read more...

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OPIC has another record-setting year for renewable resources

This week, OPIC announced that its commitments to renewable resources projects rose 41 percent in Fiscal Year 2012, which ended September 30, to set a new record of $1.55 billion. The news follows last year’s  record setting pace,... Read more...

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