LAGOS, NIGERIA – Tariye Gbadegesin, the Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of ARM-Harith Infrastructure Investments Limited, has recently been appointed to both the United Nations PRI Advisory Committee, and the United Nations Technical Working Group on Finance and Investment. These prestigious high-level appointments provide the opportunity for Ms. Gbadegesin to contribute African perspectives on the international stage, whilst demonstrating ARM-Harith’s long-term commitment to the global framework for responsible investing in infrastructure.
The PRI, the world’s leading proponent of responsible investment, is a United Nations-supported network of investors, working to promote sustainable investment through the incorporation of its six aspirational principles. These principles are built on the belief that to achieve a sustainable global financial system, there must be a fostering of good governance, integrity, and accountability, with a focus on environmental and social governance. Ms. Gbadegesin joins these efforts as part of an international 15-member Infrastructure Advisory Committee.
In addition, Ms. Gbadegesin has been appointed to the United National Technical Working Group on Finance & Investment, with High-Level Dialogue on Energy. This 21-member team comprising senior executives from the global energy sector, has a mandate to focus on how public and private finance and investment can be mobilized and leveraged to achieve the 2025 Milestones, SDG7, and carbon neutrality. It also takes into consideration enabling mechanisms such as the fiscal response to Covid-19, fossil fuel subsidy reform; green investment regulation; and risk management and insurance.