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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...

#CSRFW: Human Rights for Business Sustainability

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...

#Recycling: Why #Germany is the #World’s Leading #Nation

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...

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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...

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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...

Play the #SmartWaterSavingGame and help #Drought stricken #WesternCape!

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...

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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...

Mars to Boost $1bn Sustainability Plan with ‘Sense Of Urgency’

Chocolate giant, Mars, is exploring ways to turbo-charge its recently announced billion-dollar sustainability programme. The chocolate giant in September launched an ambitious sustainability plan in September and last month hosted its first ever stakeholder engagement workshop...

France Leads Europe in Food Sustainability

According to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization , one third of all food produced worldwide, 1.3 billion tons per year, is wasted. Food releases planet-warming gases as it decomposes in landfills. The food...

#Award: 2018 Sustainability Challenge Grant

Six teams of University of Kentucky students, faculty and staff from across campus have been selected to receive Sustainability Challenge Grants totaling $200,000. The projects span the spectrum of sustainability and colleges from developing sustainability guidelines...

#CSRFW: Combating #Corruption for #SustainableDevelopment

Three years ago, about $14million Ebola response funds were allegedly misappropriated and unaccounted for in Sierra Leone; leading to the death of thousands. Earlier in October 2012, the Irish government had suspended aid to Uganda after...

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Lagos advises miners, dredgers on environmental protection: The Lagos State government has urged sand miners and dredgers to protect the environment of their operation. The Commissioner for the Environment, Dr. Babatunde Adejare, gave the...

#Opinion: Can we Retain more #Women in our #Workforce?

Globally, balancing work and family remains a paramount challenge for women. More and more women are joining the workforce and there is an inevitable need to provide care for children especially those within the...

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Total trains 60 youths in agricultural entrepreneurship: Total Upstream Companies in Nigeria, through its TOTALpreneur programme, has trained 60 youths in agriculture and other basic skills. They were trained at the OFFERCentre Institute of...

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  Company: Nigeria Program Officer/Program Manager Location: Abuja, Nigeria Position: Equal Access Equal Access International (EAI), a non-governmental organization headquartered in San Francisco, USA, empowers under-served communities in the developing world with critically needed information, education and leadership...

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Nigeria: Senate Inaugurates Committee to End HIV/Aids Scourge By 2030: Senate President Bukola Saraki has inaugurated the National Coalition Against AIDS (NASSCOA) to curb HIV/AIDS scourge by 2030. Read more GAVI approves support for new...

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Industrial manifesto for Africa: Monday November 20  marked 2017 Africa Industrialization Day (AID). Declared by United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), it is  an annual  platform for  governments, businesses and organized labour  linked to...

#AfricaIndustralizationDay2017: #Industrializing for #SustainableTrade

When the 54 African Union (AU) Heads of State and Government gathered in Ethiopia in January 2012 for the 18th Ordinary Session of the Assembly, it was not just to discuss African integration, climate...