Tullow Oil is Africa’s leading independent oil company.
Founded in 1985 by its CEO, Aidan Heavey, Tullow has oil exploration, development and production operations in 22 countries, including 12 in Africa. Tullow is committed to working in partnership with local companies and communities so they share in its success, transferring knowledge and skills and creating jobs and prosperity.
Tullow strives to maximise opportunities for local businesses and also recognises the need to develop businesses’ capabilities to meet international standards. To do this, Tullow arranges supplier forums to provide support to help local businesses become suppliers both to Tullow and the wider sector.
The Tullow Group Scholarship Scheme (TGSS), administered by the British Council on behalf of Tullow, is aimed at bridging the skills gaps in the oil and gas sector within the countries in which Tullow operates. The scheme sponsors students to take postgraduate degrees in subjects related to the sector and since its launch in 2011, there have been 415 beneficiaries.
EY has been operating in Africa for 163 years and has a presence in 33 African countries. Their 167,000 employees worldwide are united by their shared values and their commitment to quality, which is embedded in who they are and everything they do.
Their Africa Business CenterTM coordinates all their resources across Africa in a manner that provides the client with a ‘single point of contact’ and is supported by a network of professionals across Africa and in key investor markets such as China, India, the Middle East, the United Kingdom, Europe and the United States.
Responsibility and sustainability are integral to EY’s business strategy, their values and their day-to-day operations. This means considering all key stakeholders in relation to their marketplace.
EY is committed to doing its part in building a better working world for their people, for their clients and for their communities.
Clyde & Co is a leading sector focused global law firm with more than 375 partners, 2,000 legal professionals and 3,300 staff in over 40 offices across six continents. Its core global sectors position it at the heart of global trade and commerce, insurance, trade & commodities, energy, transport, and infrastructure.
With a strong emerging markets focus, the firm has doubled in size twice in the last 10 years and is one of the fastest growing law firms in the world with ambitious plans for further growth.
Clyde & Co has been active in Africa for over 20 years, working across all 55 African jurisdictions through its global network, as well as having offices in Tanzania and South Africa. It advises corporates, financial institutions, private individuals and governments.
Equity Group Holdings Limited (EGHL) is a financial services holding company in East Africa. The Group has banking subsidiaries in Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Tanzania and Democratic Republic of Congo (ProCredit Bank) , with additional non-banking subsidiaries engaged in provision of investment banking, custodial, insurance agency, philanthropy, consulting and infrastructure services. Over the years, the Group has built a social and economic brand and scaled up by providing financial services to the masses through a diversified distribution of its products and services. It has also had a very unique approach to impacting the lives of the people in communities where it operates using existing infrastructure, enormous human capital and a strong brand.
The Group in collaboration with a number of development partners has set out to scale up SME’s in the region by offering comprehensive and innovative services and solutions to support their growth and development in the region. This strategic focus aligns well with the intended vision of Invest In Africa; ‘To better connect local business to new markets, finance and skills for transformative growth’.
TRACE is a globally
recognized anti-bribery business organization and leading provider of cost-effective
third party risk management solutions. Members and clients include over 500
multinational companies headquartered worldwide. For more information, visit www.TRACEinternational.org.
MTN, the leading provider of telecommunications services in Africa and the Middle East, entered the Ghanaian market following the acquisition of Investcom in 2006. MTN’s overriding mission is to be a vehicle for Ghana’s economic growth and development, helping to promote Ghana’s strong development potential from the provision of world-class telecommunications products and services, through to innovative and sustainable corporate social investment initiatives.
AB & David is a West African business law firm that operates from three offices in Ghana. It represents international and local and public and private sector clients and development financial institutions seeking to do business or execute projects across West Africa. The firm works in other West African countries through a network of selected law firms.
AB & David is the first African law firm to secure the Lexcel quality mark, the recognised international accreditation awarded by the Law Society of England & Wales.
The firm is rated as one of the leading law firms in Ghana and commended by its clientele for its "great commercial perspective and dedicated service", "taking an interest in the business of the client and adding value", (Chambers & Partners Global); “the service is good and they challenge us, challenge our view and provide very valuable input on how to mitigate risks” (IFLR 1000).
AB & David is not all about making profit. Through its business impact sessions, the firm provides fora for the public and private sector in Africa to interact and share ideas on the impact of law and policy on business.
The firm also believes in giving back to the society that has given it the opportunity to serve and expand so robustly. AB & David spends 10% of its billable hours on pro bono work by providing free legal services to persons who cannot pay the full cost of their services.
AB & David also provides discounted legal services to non-governmental and charitable organizations pursuing causes that it believes in and identify with.
Significantly, Allen & Overy’s relationship firm and the Ghana partner for its Afrikidz Project.
Woodside is the pioneer of the LNG industry in Australia and the largest Australian natural gas producer. We have a global portfolio and are recognised for our world-class capabilities as an integrated upstream supplier of energy.
Barclays Bank of Ghana is part of Absa Group Limited, an African financial services group that aims to be the pride of the continent. Absa Group Limited is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in South Africa and is one of Africa’s largest diversified financial services groups with a presence in 12 countries across the continent and around 42,000 employees.
We’re committed to finding local solutions to uniquely local challenges and everything we do is focused on adding value. To this end we offer our clients a range of retail, business, corporate and investment, and wealth management solutions as well as ensure a positive impact in all the countries where we operate.
We’re a truly African brand, inspired by the people we serve and determined to always be brave, passionate and ready so that we can make our continent proud.
The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) is a government agency designed to attract and retain investors that dovetail with the development agenda of Ghana. The GIPC is the one-stop agency that facilitates and supports local and foreign investors.
The GIPC is focused on:
The GIPC is central to all business in Ghana and works with the government to ensure that the benefit of any investment is felt by the local population, as well as those investing.
The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) is one of Ghana’s most active business associations with over 1200 members, made up of small, medium and large scale manufacturing and services industries. As the leading voice of Ghana’s industries in the country, AGI is dedicated to:
Therefore, the AGI is at the centre of business life in Ghana and as such is an important partner for Invest in Africa. Being one of the biggest trade bodies in the country, the AGI truly represents the businesses that create such exciting opportunities in Ghana.
Canon Europe’s vision is to enrich lives and businesses through imaging solutions.
For 70 years Canon has been delivering leading edge imaging technologies to our customers across the world. Established in 1937, Canon has grown into a global company operating in a diverse range of markets, including Business Solutions, Consumer Imaging, Broadcast & Communications, Medical Systems and Industrial Products. An endless flow of ideas and innovation has kept Canon at the forefront of our industry and one of the world’s favourite brands.
The corporate philosophy that lies at the heart of our brand, business and sponsorship activities is Kyosei, a Japanese word that means living and working together for the common good. It is a principle that is embraced by all Canon employees. Kyosei shapes our mission and our values, the way we treat our people and conduct our business.
Canon Europe, a subsidiary of Canon Inc. of Japan, currently employs more than 17,000 people and sells to customers in more than 116 countries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Founded in 1968, MODEC is a general contractor specializing in engineering, procurement, construction and installation of floating production systems including Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessels, Floating Storage and Offloading (FSO) vessels, Tension Leg Platforms (TLPs), Production Semi-Submersibles, Mobile Offshore Production Units (MOPUs) and other new technologies which will meet the challenges of various types of gas production floaters.
MODEC provides Floating Production System operation and maintenance services around the world.
MODEC is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan and three main offices are located in Tokyo, Houston and Singapore.
MODEC has regional offices in Angola, Australia, Brazil, China, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, New Zealand and Vietnam.
MODEC delivers and operates high-quality, innovative floating production solutions for the offshore oil and gas industry. We do so by cultivating a talented team that works with integrity, communicates openly, serves the community and protects the environment.
Our people want to play their part in solving the big complex challenges facing our world today – including the transition to low carbon – and, guided by our BP values, are working to help meet the world’s need for more energy while lowering carbon emissions.
Cairn has explored, discovered, developed and produced oil and gas in a variety of locations throughout the world with more than 20 years’ experience as operator and partner in all stages of the oil and gas lifecycle. Cairn is listed on the London Stock Exchange with its headquarters in Edinburgh and offices in London, Norway, Senegal and Mexico.
Cairn’s strategy is to deliver value for stakeholders from a balanced portfolio of exploration, development and production assets within the oil and gas lifecycle. Cairn’s portfolio provides exposure to high impact exploration drilling. The Group’s production assets provide the cash flow to sustain exploration and development activity.
Kosmos is a full-cycle deepwater independent oil and gas exploration and production company focused on the Atlantic Margins. Our key assets include production offshore Ghana, Equatorial Guinea, and U.S. Gulf of Mexico, as well as a world-class gas development offshore Mauritania and Senegal. We also maintain a sustainable exploration program balanced between proven, emerging, and frontier basins.
Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain. BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own. With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring nergy to the world.
Safaricom is one of a small group of about 400 companies across Africa whose annual revenues are more than $1 billion. Many of these companies are pan-African in their operations and are active in increasingly diverse sectors.
We invest a unique way of doing business through our Purpose; to ‘Transform Lives’. We seek to create opportunities for Kenyans to be a part of our growth story by empowering them with the right tools for economic growth. The “Simu ya Jamii” innovation allowed Kenyans to earn money from operating small, mobile pay phones. We achieve our Transforming Lives vision through a number of channels, but the origin of our most impactful transformation stories is the base station. We now have over 4,000 towers connecting Kenyans from Turbo to Turkana with each one of these base stations having its own unique story to tell.
We believe that home energy matters. That’s why we supply 100% renewable electricity, as well as gas, smart home technology, broadband and exclusive rewards.
Because we want to make it easy to choose the home energy that’s right for you.
We're the home energy part of the Shell Energy brand, which also serves large-scale businesses around the world with a leading range of reliable and innovative energy solutions. Learn more about Shell Energy for business.
Our home energy business was born out of Shell’s acquisition of First Utility in 2018. As the largest challenger to the big energy suppliers, First Utility brought with it a heritage of supplying great value energy and broadband to homes across Britain.
Base Titanium Limited is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Australian and UK-listed resources company, Base Resources Limited (ASX and AIM: BSE). Located in Kwale County, 50km south of Mombasa, it operates Kenya’s largest mine, which was officially awarded flagship project status under Kenya’s Vision 2030 national development blueprint.
Stanbic Bank Kenya Limited is a corporate and retail bank licensed by the Central Bank of Kenya to provide banking services in the Kenyan economy. The bank is part of the Standard Bank Group a leading African financial services organisation, which was founded more than 150 years ago and today has operations in 20 African countries and across the globe. Stanbic Bank Kenya Limited (as part of Stanbic Holdings Plc) is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE).
The Nation Media Group is a leader in media and entertainment with businesses in television networks, film, and TV entertainment, and uses its industry-leading operating scale and brands to create, package and deliver high-quality content on a multi-platform basis.
As the largest independent media house in East and Central Africa, we attract and serve unparalleled audiences in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and Rwanda