Partnerships are a key driver to attain the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. But they are not a silver bullet to fill investment gaps. Mutual interests and synergies must be carefully identified for businesses and governments to join forces. New operating and financing models must be developed to deliver concrete results. Participants will discuss new partnership models to provide access to sustainable energy at scale in developing countries, with a focus on Africa.
- How to optimise processes for corporates and development organizations to work effectively together?
- How to move away from a piecemeal aid-based approach to full-scale public-private cooperation in the energy sector?
- How to involve local players in a structural way, embedding transferrable skills in projects?