ISO 26000 and Social Audit Expert Certification Course
ThistlePraxis Consulting Limited – a Strategy and Assessments Consulting Firm, in partnership with the CSR Company International and the Austrian Standards Institute, is pleased to invite you to the ISO 26000 and Social Audit Expert Training scheduled to hold from June 18 – 22, 2018 in Lagos, Nigeria.
UNILAG targets Africa’s research hub in five years, establishes biodiversity conservation center
The University of Lagos (UNILAG) has expressed its commitment to become the research hub for Africa in the next five years. Indeed, the citadel of learning has already established six research centres to help accelerate multi-disciplinary research in the institution. In pursuance of this agenda, the school’s faculty of science recently inaugurated a Centre for Biodiversity Conservation And Ecosystem Management (CEBCEM).
Cotton made in Africa reaches one million milestone
Sustainability initiative, Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) has announced that for the first time since its foundation in 2005, more than one million African cotton farmers now benefit from its work.
The organisation claims that in 2017, a record 90 million textiles received a CmiA quality label and around 496,000 metric tonnes of ginned cotton from Ethiopia, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Cameroon, Mozambique, Zambia, Tanzania and Uganda was produced in accordance with CmiA sustainability criteria.
UNIOSUN Hosts African Forest Forum Workshop In Osogbo
Osun State University, Osogbo has successfully hosted the workshop of the African Forest Forum on forest, climate and environmental matters. The workshop was attended by stakeholders on forest issues drawn from 17 African countries and they expressed the need for full commitment to the sustainability of the environment.