Herman Nzoundou Bignoumba, Chief executive officer of Deposit Consignement Fund (CDC) of Gabon, took part as panelist in the session on the theme "Investing in Africa: Opportunities and Challenges for Sustainable Finance" on Wednesday 11 September , at PRI's 2019 annual conference, at the Palais des Congrès in Paris (France).
PRI - Principles for Responsible Investments is the world's leading platform for promoting responsible investment. She strives to understand the impact of investing on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in order to help her international network of signatory investors integrate these factors into their investment and management decisions. assets. PRI acts in the long-term interest of its signatories, the financial markets and economies in which they operate, and ultimately the environment and society as a whole.
This event allows participants to discuss current issues and share the experiences of their own organization and region with peers from around the world. The 2019 conference is the largest to date, with 1,700 delegates and six themes.
As part of more than 100 expert speakers in the investment sector, Herman Nzoundou Bignoumba was able to discuss CDC Gabon's interventions as a responsible investor, acting in the general interest, and for sustainable development, particularly investments. in energy, implementing the energy mix objectives.
The panel led by Mr. Lionel ZINSOU, grouped the deposit funds of Morocco, Gabon and Tunisia
Created in 2010, CDC Gabon is a public financial institution that mobilizes institutional savings and finances the implementation of public policies. In particular, it is a signatory to the Charter for Savings Mobilization Institutions that promote low-carbon economies.
The PRI conference is an opportunity to present the latest innovations in responsible investment practice and discuss the impact of ESG issues and global trends.
PRI is an independent organization. It encourages investors to use responsible investments to improve returns and better manage risk, but does not operate for its own benefit; it engages with global decision makers but is not associated with any government. The organization is supported by the United Nations but is not part of it.