“Confronting Climate Change”

Audrey Marks & The Accelerator on the front cover of The Washington Diplomat


The Accelerator LAUNCHES in KINGSTON

On Thursday 9th August the Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator officially launched. The launch was at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus; hosted by President of the IDB, Luis Alberto Moreno and Founder of the Virgin Group, Sir Richard Branson, with keynote address from The Honourable Andrew Holness, Prime Minister of Jamaica.

 The Most Honourable Andrew Holness, Prime Minister of Jamaica

The Most Honourable Andrew Holness, Prime Minister of Jamaica

Speakers also included Usain Bolt, Minister Kamina Johnson Smith, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade in Jamaica and President of the World Bank Jorge Calderon.

You can read articles in the press here at Reuters, Mail Online, Jamaican Observer and Yahoo News.

 L-R: Usain Bolt, Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice Chancellor of UWI, Minister Kamina Johnson Smith, President of the IDB Luis Alberto Moreno, The Honourable Andrew Holness, Prime Minister of Jamaica and Sir Richard Branson

L-R: Usain Bolt, Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice Chancellor of UWI, Minister Kamina Johnson Smith, President of the IDB Luis Alberto Moreno, The Honourable Andrew Holness, Prime Minister of Jamaica and Sir Richard Branson

 Usain Bolt announcing the Accelerator Speed Award - and asking Prime Minister Holness to make sure it’s Jamaica!

Usain Bolt announcing the Accelerator Speed Award - and asking Prime Minister Holness to make sure it’s Jamaica!

This short film will give you a flavour of what happened at the Launch