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Louise Gardiner

Co-founder and Director at KudosAfrica


Louise is co-founder and director at KudosAfrica, a sustainable investment rating and advisory firm based in Cape Town, South Africa. She has extensive international experience in environmental, social and governance (ESG) standards for businesses and the financial sector. Through her work with IFC, part of the World Bank Group, since 2005, she has supported a wide range of private and public sector initiatives in emerging markets to promote sustainability disclosure, green finance, and responsible investment. Through KudosAfrica, she is working with other domain experts to simplify and scale up responsible investing in unlisted businesses in Africa.

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