GCIC INDUCTS THE THIRD BATCH OF ENTREPRENEURS

In an event marked by a fitting degree of splendour, the Ghana Climate Innovation Centre (GCIC) on the 12th July, welcomed a new cohort of green and clean tech entrepreneurs into its incubation program. GCIC’s Executive Director, Ms Rukayatu Sanusi, in her welcome address and congratulatory note encouraged the new cohort to take advantage of the value-added programs that are …

“Just like me”: The power of exploring different perspectives

“Whether you believe you can, or you can’t – you are right.” Henry Ford. Mindset is a key cornerstone of leadership. “Mindset and Perspectives” was therefore one of the topics that the participants of the Women Entrepreneur Transformation Programme (WETP) explored. The programme kicked off in February and is run by the Ghana Climate Innovation Centre (GCIC) at Ashesi University …

Maximise your self-care to maximise your impact as a leader

“We create our own experience of the world and we get to influence them. It starts with our relationship with ourselves,” says global coach and leadership transformation facilitator Rachel Allan, who is running the Women Entrepreneur Transformation Programme (WETP) at the Ghana Climate Innovation Centre (GCIC) at Ashesi University. The leadership programme is an integral part of GCIC’s agenda to …

When A Woman Means Business: The Remarkable Sefa Gohoho Boatin, Director, Arela Chemicals

Meet Sefa Gohoho Boatin, an alumnus of The London School of Economics and one of the Ghana Climate Innovation Centre’s female entrepreneurs. Her company, Arela chemicals, which is cofounded with Charles Boatin and Dewey Mair  innovates on waste-to-chemicals by converting agricultural residue into food grade carbon dioxide for carbonated beverages and compressed natural gas for the energy production. The main …

Finding your inner leader to increase your impact as a female entrepreneur

How will finding my inner leader help my business? That was one of the first questions participants raised during the opening day-retreat of the Women Entrepreneur Transformation Programme (WETP) run by leadership transformation facilitator and coach Rachel Allan at the Ghana Climate Innovation Centre (GCIC) at Ashesi University in February. Eight inspiring women – all leading organisations working on environmental …

GCIC Empowers the Current cohort of Clients through its bespoke Residential Well-Being Retreat

  GREAT BY CHOICE by James C. Collins: Uncertainty, Chaos and Luck – Why Some Thrive Despite Them All At the recent three day residential retreat which took place at The Royal Senchi in Akosombo, GCIC gathered established entrepreneurs and business leaders from across West Africa to engage our Cohort 1 entrepreneurs on starting, operating and growing intentional businesses.  Over …

GCIC has helped us develop our business idea into a successful one – Das Biogas Ltd

Food Waste Being Made More Efficient in Ghana Das Biogas, a start-up comprised of young, spirited and creative team of entrepreneurs, is providing a waste-to-wealth solution for sorting and treating biodegradable household kitchen waste in Ghana. . In a nation where waste of every kind is eagerly disposed of legitimately or illegitimately, Das Biogas are designing an innovative mechanism of …

We are coming to a city near you -#GCICRoadshows2017

The Ghana Climate Innovation Centre has commenced a series of roadshows dubbed “GCIC Green Business Roadshow” which will take the Centre to all regional capitals in Ghana over the next two months. The GCIC Green Business Roadshow provides a platform for the Centre to engage with a wider range of stakeholders in Ghana’s green economy. The first point of call …