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Announcing the ICFA 2023 Cohort

By 28th. June 2023July 13th, 2023No Comments

We are thrilled to present to you the six remarkable fund managers joining the International Climate Finance Accelerator Luxembourg 2023 Cohort. Not only are these forward-thinking individuals dedicated to addressing climate change head-on and driving positive impact in diverse regions across the globe, they are also part of the most competitive Cohort to date, where we received 46 applications.

Let’s meet the members of the ICFA 2023 Cohort:

🏆 Annycent Capital is a market facilitator designed to fill a market gap and accelerate redeployment of capital to renewable energy projects, notably solar, hydro and wind power plants, located in emerging countries. Annycent deploys an innovative strategy to catalyze sector growth and achieve measured, positive, environmental and social impact that contributes to climate change mitigation.

🏆 BEYOND FINANCE CONSULTING LTD (Hong Kong) supports companies addressing the specifics needs of women in their resilience to climate change with adequate funding, technical assistance and guidance to improve gender equality. We focus on frontier sectors in access to water, sustainable agriculture, access to clean energy, financial inclusion in Asia and Sub Saharan Africa.

🏆 Catalyst Investment Management is a pioneering renewable energy and climate infrastructure equity fund manager in the Middle East and North Africa region. Catalyst primarily invests in renewable energy, energy storage/energy efficiency, and solar-driven water treatment projects and platforms

🏆 Cycle Group invests in technology ventures to enable the transition to net zero with an aim to half emissions by 2030 for broad applications in energy transmission and energy efficiency, industrial sector coupling, and advanced manufacturing including new, more efficient semiconductor and power electronics technologies.

🏆 Ship2B Ventures is backing bold climate innovation with the largest transformative impact potential to limit global climate warming to 1.5º by 2050. Their focus is on three core systems across Europe: how we live, how we eat and how we make things.

🏆 SVX MX / SVX México is women-led impact investing firm that works in Mexico and Latin America. It’s mission is to ensure that capital serves life instead of governing it. They support the regenerative transition for rural communities through nature-based solutions, that enhance biodiversity and contribute to the climate resilience of Mexican ecosystems.

Congratulations to our winners, we are very much looking forward to work together to solve the planets most pressing issue – climate change!