The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) Limited is a State-Owned Enterprise (SOE) charged with the mandate to spearhead the Zambian Government's commercial investments agenda aimed at strengthening Zambia's industrial base and job creation.
The IDC was incorporated in January 2014 and is wholly owned by the Government through the Minister of Finance pursuant to the Minister of Finance (Incorporation) Act Cap 349 of the Laws of Zambia. The IDC was established to create and maximise long-term shareholder value as an active investor and shareholder of successful state-owned enterprises, as well as undertake industrialisation and rural development activities through the creation of new industries.
The IDC’s corporate strategy of 2017 outlines the company’s strategic focus during the next five years. It also outlines the role the IDC will play in the industrialisation agenda for the country. Using this plan, the IDC will position itself to be Government’s principal special purpose vehicle for industrialisation and investment acceleration.
To become Africa’s best performing sovereign holding corporation and strategic investment partner.
To maximise long-term shareholder value in State-Owned Enterprises and invest in key economic sectors to contribute to industrialisation and sustainable economic growth.
To transform State-Owned Enterprises towards commercial viability, contribute to industrialisation and job creation.
Our values reflect our purpose, our priorities and the beliefs by which we conduct ourselves. They define what it means to work at IDC, regardless of location or role.