Best Investment Promotion and Trade Agency 2023
The Caribbean Export Development Agency has been awarded the Best Investment Promotions and Trade Agency 2023 by The European in recognition of its outstanding dedication and expertise in transforming business and driving investment growth through various partnerships. The agency actively seeks to provide innovative solutions, and has consistently demonstrated its commitment to fostering economic growth and development across the Caribbean.
Furthermore, through its unwavering efforts, the agency has successfully attracted substantial investments to bolster local businesses and forge valuable partnerships, thereby stimulating increased trade and exportation activities throughout the region. This well-deserved accolade serves as a testament to the agency’s outstanding commitment and remarkable achievements in driving sustainable economic progress and prosperity within the Caribbean.
Outstanding Contribution to Sustainable Business and Economic Growth 2023
The Caribbean Export Development Agency has been awarded this for playing a pivotal role, alongside the UNDP (United Nations Development Programme), in implementing, and prioritising Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) practices. Their focus is on developing an Investor Map that adheres to responsible and sustainable principles, driving positive outcomes for the environment, climate action, sustainable investment, and local communities.
Best ESG Industrial Free Zone Caribbean 2023
The Caribbean Export has been awarded for its Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) finance and investment. Also, for the successful practice and strategic planning for key points of SDG goals that the agency has implemented in order to reduce the level of poverty, by creating jobs in cities and communities, and increasing business opportunities within the region, strengthening the local and international partnerships.
The industrial zone has implemented and built a resilient infrastructure, promoting inclusion and sustainable industrialisation, to boost and support consumption and production to the economic development and human well-being. This is with a focus on affordable and equitable access for all the utility service inside the industrial area, such as clean energy, clean water and sanitation, providing personal protective equipment, setting up free zone and logistics infrastructural facilities, insight, ICT, and innovative and industrial partners.