MARKET INTELLIGENCE SURVEY FOR CLEANTECH BUSINESSES IN GHANA: SOLAR ENERGY FACTSHEET  

These factsheets provide information about the areas that will help GCIC clients to be abreast with relevant and up-to-date intelligence on the sector in order to optimize and effectively play their respective roles and make the desired impacts. This fact sheet provides some information on market trends, value chain dynamics, challenges and opportunities, as well as policy interventions, and some …

Bernice Dapaah- one of the 2018 Global Climate Action Summit’s Climate Trailblazer

The Global Climate Action Summit brings together leaders and people from around the world and celebrates the extraordinary achievements of states, regions, cities, companies, investors and citizens with respect to climate action. One of the ways it does this is through their Climate Trailblazers. Climate Trailblazers are people who spread awareness about climate change activities and those who show through …

LINCON WINIMI PEEDAH SELECTED AS ONE OF AEA’s TOP 50 ENTREPRENEURS IN AFRICA

Lincon Winimi Peedah of Neat Meat Enterprises and one of Ghana Climate Innovation Centre’s entrepreneurs, has been selected by African Entrepreneurship Award’s Global Mentors as one of the Top 50 Entrepreneurs whose idea is one of the Most Significant and Sustainable in Africa. Neat Meat Company Ltd, is a local poultry and livestock processing and packaging factory established in July …

Speak up!

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about the things that matter.” Martin Luther King Jr The 6-months Women Entrepreneur Transformation Programme (WETP) at the Ghana Climate Innovation Centre (GCIC), run by leadership coach and facilitator Rachel Allan, covered the following topics centered around leadership and focused on the unique experience of female leaders: accessing inner leadership, …

Power in Collaboration

One way of overcoming current challenges is through collaboration- in unexpected ways- with other businesses. GCIC started operation in 2016 as a green incubator working with businesses in five focus areas – Energy Efficiency, Domestic Waste Management, Water Purification and Management, Climate Smart Agriculture and Solar Energy. Since its inception, GCIC has incubated 32 businesses and with an increasing number …

Ghana Climate Innovation Centre (GCIC) Launches The Climate Innovation Enterprise Network (CIEN)

As part of an effort and process to impact the entrepreneurial ecosystem for entrepreneurs working in the green economy, and to provide a peer support and networking mechanism for entrepreneurs that have completed business incubation at GCIC, on the 17th October 2018, the Ghana Climate Innovation Centre launched The Climate Innovation Enterprise Network (CEIN) – an  association of businesses in the …

Building Resilience through Emotional Intelligence?

“Emotional Intelligence is a way of recognising, understanding, and choosing how we think, feel, and act. It shapes our interactions with others and our understanding of ourselves. It defines how and what we learn; it allows us to set priorities; it determines the majority of our daily actions. Research suggests it is responsible for as much as 80% of the …

1st GCIC- MOWGLI MENTORING GRADUATION

The Ghana Climate Innovation Centre (GCIC) graduated entrepreneurs from the GCIC-Mowgli Mentorship Programme on 17th October. In line with GCIC’s aim of providing entrepreneurs in the green economy with a robust, holistic business incubation experience to buoy their lifetime entrepreneurial journey,  , GCIC partnered with Mowgli Mentoring to deliver its award-winning mentoring methodology and programme for entrepreneurs at the business incubator.  …

The Dutch and Danish Ambassadors visit the Ghana Climate Innovation Centre at Ashesi University

The Dutch Ambassador His Excellency Ron Strikker and the Danish Ambassador Her Excellency Tove Degnbol visit Ghana Climate Innovation Centre (GCIC) today to experience  first-hand the work of the Centre and how it is supporting Ghana’s pioneering climate smart enterprises to start, operate and grow their businesses with unusual intent, using international best practice.  The Danish and the Dutch Governments …

The need to make mistakes: overcoming challenge and failure

“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” -Confucius. We need to fail and learn how to recover from failure, to progress. The topic of “overcoming challenge and failure” was one of the areas explored during the Women Entrepreneurs Transformation Programme (WETP), a programme of the Ghana Climate Innovation Centre designed to support …