Our Purpose

Thriving economies are connected economies. Built on the strength of links between business, government, organizations and institutions. A strategic partner for global businesses and governments, BCIU helps build the infrastructure of a thriving world by facilitating relationships, partnerships, and international understanding.

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We believe that business is the greatest platform for change. BCIU shares that vision and creates opportunities for us to collaborate with global partners to address ambitious goals around climate change, equity, and more.

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Stories & News


Prioritizing Climate Resilience During COP27

The next decade is a critical moment in history: a turning point to establish the policies and investments necessary to limit the global average temperature to the Paris Agreement goal level of 1.5 degrees Celsius. It’s also a critical moment to begin to adapt to a warmer world.


BCIU UNGA Forum with 3M Health Care on Reducing Antimicrobial Resistance by Practicing Better Infection Prevention and Control

BCIU hosted a panel discussion on the margins of UNGA in partnership with 3M Health Care on “Reducing Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) by Practicing Better Infection Prevention & Control (IPC)”,


AgTech and the Future of Food Security

According to current estimates by the UN, 690 million people—8.9% of the population—are hungry today. If this trend continues, that number will surpass 840 million by 2030.


Advancing the Energy Transition

Earlier this year, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a report, “The Mitigation of Climate Change,” to examine what can be done to limit and prevent human-generated emissions that cause global warming.


BCIU Appoints Three New Board Directors

BCIU recently held its mid-year Board of Directors meeting and Members meeting where three new directors


BCIU and the United Bank for Africa Host a Fireside Chat with Tony Elumelu and Mike Froman

BCIU and the United Bank for Africa hosted a Fireside Chat in New York on April 29, 2022 with Mr. Tony O. Elumelu, CON, Chairman, United Bank for Africa plc., and Ambassador Michael Froman, Vice Chairman and President, Strategic Growth, Mastercard, on The Pursuit of Sustainability and Development of Africa. Discussion points included inflation, climate change, youth entrepreneurship, digitalization, energy and food security, gender equity, and much more.

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