"After investing $22 million (Sh2.2 billion) of patient, philanthropic capital across the off-grid ecosystem and impacting 81 million lives, Acumen
saw an opportunity to drive energy access for millions of low-income people in East Africa and scale the clean energy sector," it said in a statement."KawiSafi aims to deliver clean affordable energy to 10 million people, at least half of whom live in poverty, and will displace more than one million tonnes of carbon dioxide in the next 10 years, to address energy poverty and help avert the current climate crisis.
'I am happy to have been part of the governance of Acumen
Pakistan, as it has thrived and grown.
'We are delighted to be a part of the leadership journey for these exceptional individuals who have the courage, grit and resilience to focus on solving some of the most difficult socio-economic challenges in Pakistan,' said Dr Ayesha Khan, CEO of Acumen
business includes the present management and servicing of an already deployed 170,000 meters and a material, long-term contract with Origin Energy for the rollout of additional smart meters across Australia.
"The parent company will back Acumen
100 per cent to avert risk of loss.
Besides an in-depth involvement in several Blockchain projects, Acumen
Advertising will now accept payments in Digital Currency.
James resigned from the company to focus on his startup support company Hayseed Ventures but remained a member of Acumen
's board of directors until 2016.
Advertising, led by industry veteran David Tobias and Alia Al Nabooda, is a Dubai based communications outfit and has been in business for 25 years.
In fact, 'global acumen
' is among the Five Dimensions of the PwC Professional Framework, PwC's global framework for defining and encouraging individuals to become leaders and professionals at all levels.
Mahvash and Jahangir Siddiqui Foundation (MJSF) has announced a $1M commitment to support Acumen
's Pakistan Fellows program and it's Pakistan Fund over the next five years.
He is coming from Acumen
Pakistan, where as the CEO he led a team that successfully set up the Pakistan Fund initiative and made investments in social enterprises and leaders.
He has been invited to join the Global Advisory Board of Acumen