We reduce the risk of financing change by working together with the financial sector to provide green SME finance. By providing insights into the potential of green SME finance, the Uganda Green Enterprise Finance Accelerator builds a community of practice among financial institutions and other stakeholders of entrepreneurial ecosystems. Our programme includes a comprehensive package of activities for financial institutions in Uganda, which are interested in green SME finance.

Our Programme Activities for Finance Institutions:

Co-creation of tailored loan mechanisms

Co-creation of tailored loan mechanisms

Collaborate with financial institutions to support the development and pilot implementation of loans tailored to the needs of green SMEs
Annual Green Finance Dialogue Fora

Annual Green Finance Dialogue Fora

Provide a platform for networking and exchange of knowledge and insights on green and climate finance, based on interactive and innovative formats and workshops
Technical Assistance

Technical Assistance

Support banks to expand their customer base to green and growing SMEs as well as provide innovative eligibility checking and portfolio management tools
Interactive Green and Climate Finance Trainings

Interactive Green and Climate Finance Trainings

Provide trainings free of cost for financial institutions to build the case for green SME Finance and to leverage opportunities for green and climate finance

Benefits of Programme Engagement for Finance Institutions:

Improved Information

Improved Information

Direct access to data and insights into green SME financing needs, investment performance as well as environmental, social and economic impacts

Enhanced Knowledge

Enhanced Knowledge

Enhanced knowledge and in-depth understanding of Green SME Finance supported by innovative tools and participatory formats

Ecosystem Visibility

Ecosystem Visibility

Opportunity to showcase commitments to expanding Green SME Finance offerings during annual Green Finance Dialogue Fora conference and publications

Are you a financial institution and interested in

Sustainability in your core business rather than only in your corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities?
A leadership role in the banking sector?
Gaining experience in new and growing markets like climate finance, green finance and green bonds origination?
Medium and long term risk reduction?

We are always looking for new and exciting partnerships!