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Successful Listing Of Zambia’s First Green Bond On The LuSE

3th January 2024, Lusaka – We are pleased to announce the successful listing of Zambia’s debut Green Bond on the Lusaka Securities Exchange (LuSE).

This milestone, which has been achieved through CEC’s subsidiary, CEC Renewables Ltd, will play a crucial role in driving renewable energy development in the country.

The listing ceremony was held on 12 January 2024 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Lusaka with the Minister of Finance and National Planning, Dr. Situmbeko Musokotwane as Guest of Honour.

Dr. Musokotwane commended the CEC Group for successfully listing the Green Bond for Zambia and contributing to the growth of the capital markets.

Dr. Musokotwane said the initiative that has been taken by the CEC Group is indeed climate smart and will not only significantly contribute to meeting the increased energy demand arising from the anticipated expansion of the economy but will also support Government’s commitment to climate mitigation, while also focusing on building and developing key sectors of the economy such as mining, agriculture, among others.

Also speaking at the ceremony, the CEC Group Board Chairperson, Mr. London Mwafulilwa said the Group is thrilled to be the first Company to issue a Green Bond in Zambia.

Mr. Mwafulilwa added that the Company remains keen on actualizing its green energy generation ambitions and will seek to attain this, as it issues the remaining tranches of the $ 200 million bond. Read More

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