Newsletter December 2019: Energy for Development

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The newsletter ‘Energy for Development ‘headlines with why the Business Opportunities Fair (BOF) with a focus on climate-smart energy was a success for Dutch company BladeRunner Energy. The BOF was co-hosted by the World Bank Group Liaison officers took place in Washington, D.C. | October 29-31. BladeRunner did not have any previous experience with the World Bank Group or any other IFI before having attended this event, which had over 160 participants from around the world. At the end of the 2.5-day program BladeRunner Energy CEO Paul Vosbeek left with a stack of business cards, new potential investors/partners and a comprehensive plan on how to approach not only the World Bank Group but also other IFIs. For those who were not able to attend we have shared a Business Opportunities Fair recap as well as the presentations.

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Newsletter September 2019: Aid & Trade

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The newsletter ‘Aid & Trade‘ opens with the success story of Dutch company Philips.

Royal Philips has been working with the World Bank Group for over a decade joining forces on important projects like the human capital index and along with its industry peers has been invited by the World Bank to provide input on a guidance document for the Bank’s clients on understanding how to procure medical diagnostic imaging equipment.

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Newsletter June 2019: Development Works

The June 2019 edition of the NL4WorldBank newsletter is out! Newsletter June 2019

The newsletter ‘Development Works‘ opens with the success story of Dutch company Elsevier.

Over the last 12 years Elsevier has been working together with the World Bank (and other multilateral organizations) to support activities in emerging economies to enhance higher education and research, develop better science and technology, and improve local competitiveness.

In the article Elsevier highlights their most important successes with the World Bank of the last few years and their motivation to stay ahead of the expected challenges of Industry 4.0, as well as their commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals.

Further more an introduction of the new President of the World Bank David Malpass was published.

And if you have missed the IMF/World Bank Group Spring Meetings or are interested in what was said during the key events in that week, you can find the most important events of the Meetings on World Bank Live.

To support the sustainable extraction and processing of minerals and metals that are used in clean energy technologies, such as wind, solar, and batteries for energy storage the World Bank created a facility on climate-smart mining. It will focus on helping resource-rich developing countries benefit from the increasing demand for minerals and metals, while keeping the environment and climate footprint as minimal as possible.

The report on the progress of SDG7 Energy, as well as the latest tenders, events and most popular blogs can also be found in the newsletter.

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Newsletter September 2018: A World Free of Poverty

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In this edition we feature a story about Wijnand van Ijssel, the secondant for the Food 4 All Partnership between the Netherlands and the World Bank Group. The Partnership aims to find synergies and collaboration between Dutch knowledge programs and expertise in agriculture and food/nutrition and connect this with knowledge development and investment program needs of the World Bank Group.

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Newsletter March 2018: Creating a Better World

untitledWe are excited to bring you the first 2018 edition of the NL4WorldBank newsletter, Creating a Better World which was published the on the 14th of March.

In this edition we feature a ” meet and greet “ with Sophie Peeters who works for the Blockchain Lab at World Bank Group. The Lab will be prominent in future articles and newsletters because we will be highlighting innovation which entails Blockchain, AI and Cyber Security.

Next week the Land & Poverty event will be kicking off which has prominent Dutch representation, please let us know if you will be attending. Another interesting event taking place at a later date is the Water and Sanitation Mission in June. This mission gives Dutch companies the opportunity to get to know everything the World Bank and other IFI’s are working on in water.

And for your convenience we have updated and listed all the NL relevant events for the year, enjoy!

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Newsletter September 2017: Cooperation, the Key to Success

We are excited to bring you the “after the Summer holiday special” September edition of the NL4WorldBank newsletter, NieuwsbriefCooperation, the Key to Success which was published the 6th.

The success story highlights the work of Ecofys, a Navigant Company, and Energy partner of the World Bank.
In this edition two important partnerships are featured between the World Bank Group and the Netherlands.  The cooperation on food safety and the new partnership for a water-secure world the GWSP.
The updated schedule for the October Energy mission has been published so please take a look and let us know if you are interested in joining!
And for your convenience we have updated and listed all the NL relevant events for the year, enjoy! 
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Success story: Ecofys supports World Bank Group to navigate the energy and climate transition

solar-wind (CC0) Pixabay-KenueoneOver the past 15 years, the World Bank Groups’ Community Development Carbon Fund (CDCF) has contributed to reducing over 4 million tons of carbon dioxide equivalent and created community co-benefits aligned with sustainable development goals (SDGs) for approximately 17.5 million people. Ecofys, a Navigant company and headquartered in Utrecht, The Netherlands, has supported the Bank’s efforts and recently presented a retrospective that illustrates the impressive results of the World Bank Groups work.

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Newsletter June 2017: Working Together for a Common Goal

We are excited to bring you our SECOND edition of  2017 NL4WorldBank newsletter, Working Together for a Common Goal which was published June 1st. Working Together for a Common Goal

In this edition the success story highlights the work of Everest Energy, an Energy partner of the World Bank.
We are proud to bring you the details of The Smart Cities KSB and Royal Netherlands Embassy jointly organized Smart Cities study tour to the Netherlands. This event was a huge success and we look forward to organizing more like it.
Other important events that will be taking place soon are the Private Sector Webinar on “How to Complain”, The webinar will be held on Thursday June 8, 2017 and the Private Sector Liaison Officers (PSLO) joint mission focusing on the energy sector ,mark your calendar for October 23- 25, 2017.

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Everest Energy at the SEforALL Forum in NYC

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Everest Energy shared its exciting new approach to increase the use of Renewable Energy in developing countries with global leaders at the Sustainable Energy for All Forum. The theme of the Forum was “Going Further, Faster – Together” and it was structured as a marketplace of ideas to broker new partnerships, spur investment and drive action towards sustainable energy and realizing Sustainable Development Goal 7. With its new financing tools and its recently launched partnership in East Africa, Everest Energy has a role to play.

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