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Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy

United Kingdom

Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy practical, local energy solutions that cut carbon, protect the environment, reduce poverty and improve people’s lives.

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: Europe Impact: Access to Energy


Kenya Markets Trust


Kenya Markets Trust is a nonprofit organisation transforming the performance of markets so that they function better and improve the lives of communities.Kenya Markets Trust is a Kenyan organization that works in partnership with the private sector county and national government to unleash large scale sustainable market growth by changing the underlying incentives capacities and rules that shape how markets work. They focus on markets as they are the main mechanism through which wealth is created and growth occurs and their long term goal is to deliver large scale systemic change in selected markets that benefits all players including small businesses larger firms investors producers and consumers.To achieve thisthey identify markets with high growth potential but which are saddled with systemic constraints. Working with key market actors policy makers and other stakeholders they address these constraints to improve competitiveness efficiency and inclusiveness.As a result they hope to grow the range of market opportunities support competition in these sectors eventually creating a market system that is profitable to investors improves incomes for suppliers and is beneficial to consumers.

Type: Other Capital Providers Geography: Kenya Impact: Community Development