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Wednesday, January 17, 2018
As the saying goes, change is the only constant thing in life. Prevailing issues in today’s economy such as demographics, competition and the marketplace have influenced the role of stakeholders and their level of engagement in business today. Organizations therefore, should have the capacity to change and adapt in order to stay competitive keeping in mind the end goal;...

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Czech Republic Publishes Long-Term Climate Change Strategy: Through its strategy, the Czech Republic aims to pursue long-term emission reduction targets of an indicative level of 70 Mt CO2-eq of emissions in 2040 and an indicative level of 39 Mt CO2-eq of emissions in 2050. Read more African Development Bank launches the 2018 Edition of the African Economic Outlook: The African...
Organized by Business in the Community, a British business-community outreach charity promoting responsible business, CSR and corporate responsibility; the Responsible Business Awards 2018 is focused on inspiring and identifying success stories at the community level. A new development this year is the introduction of a new category - The Connected Places Award, which aims to recognise strategic approaches by businesses...
Reputation Management: The Key to Successful Public Relations and Corporate Communication 3rd Edition John Doorley & Helio Fred Garcia 2015 Originally published in 2007, Reputation Management is an up-to-date guide for students and professionals, as well as CEOs and other business leaders. Its principles remain founded on the concept that reputation can be measured, monitored, and managed. Each chapter is fleshed...
Following the announcement of a $3 million public-private partnership in 2017, the U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) and ‘All On’, an independent impact investing company have officially opened the application period for the 2018 Nigeria Off-Grid Energy Challenge. Aimed at identifying innovative off-grid solutions to “power up” underserved areas in Nigeria, the challenge will provide $100,000 per enterprise for successful...

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France Leads Global Sustainable Tourism Index: France has emerged as the world leader in promoting sustainable tourism, in a new report that ranks which countries are best at preserving their social, cultural and environmental capital. Read more Nigeria ranks second worst electricity supply nation in 2017: Nigeria has been ranked as the 2017 second worst nation in power supply. The...
Company: ThistlePraxis Consulting Location: Lagos, Nigeria Position: Analyst, New Media & Front Desk Officer ThistlePraxis Consulting is a Management Consulting firm that assists organizations in all sectors improve their organizational effectiveness and business operations to achieve sustainable growth and profitability through the delivery of innovative solutions, using effective strategies. Job Brief We are looking for a proactive Analyst to assist in managing ThistlePraxis’ online...
Google LLC, an American-based multinational technology company has been declared the winner of the Zayed Future Energy Prize for Best Corporation in commemoration of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week which kicked-off today, January 15, 2018. The award, which was established by the UAE leadership in 2008 in honour of the environmental, social, and economic sustainability advocated by the nation’s founder,...
Ever controversial, it cannot be denied that the coverage of the Trump administration’s roll-back, or attempted roll-back, of social and environmental regulations is well captured and may have some advantages. Here are five ways, Tobias Webb, Founder, Innovation Forum is of the opinion President Trump might be doing us all a backhanded favour: CEO’s and organizations have had to...

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Cape Town May Be First Coastal City To Run Out Of Water: The Cape Town municipality has started its countdown to April 29, and if it doesn't reach its targets, will turn off the city's water taps. Read more Calls made for far-reaching Eskom restructuring as sustainability risks mount: Eskom’s current financial situation makes it difficult to see any other...
Company: ThistlePraxis Consulting Location: Lagos, Nigeria Position: Analyst, New Media & Front Desk Officer   ThistlePraxis Consulting is a Management Consulting firm that assists organizations in all sectors improve their organizational effectiveness and business operations to achieve sustainable growth and profitability through the delivery of innovative solutions, using effective strategies. Job Brief We are looking for a proactive Analyst to assist in managing ThistlePraxis’ online...

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Gender Equality: Female Executives Launch Advocacy Group For Women: As part of efforts to inspire women to grow in their chosen profession, female business executives have converged on Lagos to form a support group for women in the manufacturing sector. Read more Zambia’s Luambe National Park named world’s most carbon neutral park: Zambia’s Luambe National Park is now the world’s...

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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...
In November 2012, a fire in a garment factory near the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka killed about 112 people and injured several hundreds. The factory was owned by Tazreen Fashions Ltd., a subsidiary of The Tuba Group, a large Bangladeshi garment exporter whose clients included Wal-Mart, Carrefour, C&A, Kmart, and Li & Fung. The factory opened in May 2010,...
Germany is currently the world's leading nation for recycling in the world with a 66% score followed closely by Wales with 64% and Singapore with 61%, respectively. The report was done by Eunomia, a Bristol-based environmental consultancy, based on recycling rates that countries have self-reported and adjusted in corroboration with publicly available waste data. This helped create more accurate and...

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Frankfurt, Geneva, Shenzhen, Toronto and Zurich join International Network of Financial Centres for Sustainability: As world leaders gather in Paris for the One Planet Summit, hosted by France’s President Emmanuel Macron, five new cities – Frankfurt, Geneva, Shenzhen, Toronto and Zurich – have joined the International Network of Financial Centres for Sustainability. Read more Access Bank to support Project LEAD...

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African Entrepreneurship Award honors 12 winners from 9 African countries: Twelve entrepreneurs from 9 African countries will share a $1 million award to launch and scale their business ideas with the help of the African Entrepreneurship Award, a competition powered by BMCE Bank of Africa.  Read more Airtel commences feeding of 5000 people in five days: Telecommunications company, Airtel Nigeria,...
Specialist mobile and digital marketing enabler, Digitata Insights (www.Digitata.com), has partnered with Laundry brand Sunlight (www.TheLemonOne.com) on a water saving awareness campaign that will result in the practical outcome of the delivery of 120 000 litres of potable water to the drought stricken Western Cape. The mobile phone-driven gamification campaign, Sunlight Smart Water Savers, is based on the re-engineering of...

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European utilities commit to becoming carbon neutral by 2050: More than 3,500 European utility companies have declared a new vision for the electricity sector officially committing to lead the low-carbon energy transition calling on policymakers to accelerate electrification. Read more Access Bank to Empower 30,000 Students in New CSR Initiative: Access Bank Plc through its Project LEAD, a new corporate social...
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