ExxonMobil receives champion in sustainability malaria programming award
ExxonMobil has received the Champion in Sustainability Malaria Programming award in recognition of its contributions to the fight against malaria in Africa. The award was presented at the West African Corporate Malaria Award Ceremony, which recognizes private sector companies that take extraordinary steps to protect their employees and communities from the disease. The award is administered by the Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA).
Responsible investors channel over us$400 billion into Africa
Responsible investment in Africa continues to rise. According to the latest data from the 2017 African Investing for Impact Barometer (AIFIB), there has been an increase in investments on the continent targeting financial returns combined with positive social and environmental impacts or good governance.
Access Bank adopts GRI Reporting Standards
Access Bank Ghana has committed to issuing a sustainability report in line with the worldacclaimed Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Sustainability Reporting Standards. Commenting on the initiative, the Executive Director for Business Development at Access Bank Ghana, Mr. Ifeanyi Njoku, explained that the initiative was critical to the Bank’s business operations and will help to ensure that opportunities and resources for future generations are not jeopardized.
Experts, Govt Agencies To Debate Significance Of Africa’s Oceans At ABEF
The first Africa Blue Economy Forum (ABEF) is to be held in London on 7 – 8 June 2018, to coincide with World Oceans Day. The blue economy is an integral part of the African Union’s Agenda 2063. The debut forum will address this agenda and enable businesses and policy makers to understand, explore and invest in Africa’s blue economy, to harness its potential and create a sustainable business model for the future.