World Bank makes historic pledge to stop financing oil and gas exploration: The World Bank has announced that from 2019 it will stop financing upstream oil and gas operations, as part of a series of commitments to boost its climate contributions towards implementing the Paris Agreement. Read more

Niger’s Suleja Smart City, Minna Urbanisation Projects Berth: The long awaited new Suleja smart city and Minna urbanisation initiative in Niger State, have taken off, as the State government has finally signed a memorandum of understanding with UN-Habitat. Read more

Access Bank Scoops Four Honours At CBN Sustainable Banking Awards: Access Bank Plc has received top honours at the inaugural Nigeria Sustainable Banking Awards convened by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in recognition of its outstanding success and leadership in Nigeria’s sustainable development. Read more

Nigeria, 149 Others Get U.S.$4.5 Billion to Tackle Climate Change: The World Bank disclosed yesterday that it is partnering with the Global Covenant of Mayors to lend $4.5 billion to ensure Nigeria and 149 other countries get the funds to implement initiatives to increase sustainability and resilience in the fight against climate change. Read more


Frankfurt, Geneva, Shenzhen, Toronto and Zurich join International Network of Financial Centres for Sustainability: As world leaders gather in Paris […]


Gender Equality: Female Executives Launch Advocacy Group For Women: As part of efforts to inspire women to grow in their […]

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