Kigoda Consulting is an independent consultancy specialising in research and analysis of environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues affecting sustainable investment across sub-Saharan Africa. Based in Cape Town, Kigoda Consulting is a signatory to the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) Initiative.
Kigoda Consulting is led by Mike Davies. Mike is an experienced analyst with specialist knowledge of sub-Saharan Africa, particularly southern and eastern Africa, across a broad range of sectors, including mining, energy and retail. Prior to establishing Kigoda Consulting, Mike worked for three of the top political and global risk consultancies in the United Kingdom. He has briefed numerous FTSE100 and S&P500 firms and financial sector clients, including asset managers and international financial institutions, on the risks and opportunities of investing sustainably and responsibly in sub-Saharan Africa.
September 2015 - ESG engagement, fiduciary duty and climate lobbying: some PRIinPerson 2015 highlights
Kigoda Consulting, along with partner firm KudosAfrica, attended the annual Principles of Responsible Investment (PRI) PRIinPerson conference which was held in London from 8 to 10 September. Here are some points that might be of interest from two reports released during the conference and some of the panel discussions.
July 2015 - How to invest responsibly
South Africa has made great strides in setting up the frameworks, policies and regulations required to support the shift toward sustainable investing. But how do individual investors take steps to invest sustainably and responsibly or at least make sure that their asset managers do.
September 2014 - JSE ESG Investor Briefing 2014 - more of the same?
The JSE held its annual ESG Investor Briefing on 9 September. Seven companies presented on their sustainability strategies and environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance. But how does the event remain relevant?
KIGODA - (Swahili) n. a traditional three-legged stool
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