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#Opportunity: Apply for the UN Young Champions of the Earth Challenge

An initiative of the United Nations, Young Champions of the Earth aims to celebrate and support individuals between the ages of 18 and 30...

British Retail Consortium launch its ‘Better Retail Better World’ strategy

Recently, the British Retail Consortium announced the launch of the ‘Better Retail, Better World’ initiative. Over 25 renowned European retail brands, including Debenhams, Ikea,...

MK-Africa sets up #Innovation Challenge to motivate Kenyan youths to...

After a recent survey published by Trends and Insights for Africa, it was noted that the youths in Kenya have below average knowledge of...

#4StoriesAt1600Hrs

Heineken Surpasses 2020 CO2 Reduction Targets: Drinks company Heineken has announced that it has already surpassed its 2020 target for CO2 emissions in production,...

#4StoriesAt1600Hrs

First ‘zero-emissions’ Winter Olympics kicks off in South Korea: The 23rd Winter Olympic games open this weekend in what it is hoped will be...

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...

How is Nigeria Preparing for the Next Flooding Season?

Musa lost his two (2) wives and six (6) children under the debris of his collapsed two (2) -bedroom apartments after the sudden rains...

#SDGsAt2: How committed is Nigeria to the SDGs?

“Since our admission as a member state of the United Nations in 1960, we have always participated in all efforts to bring about global...

World Bank Mobilizes US$200 Million to Combat Cholera in Yemen

The World Bank has announced an emergency US$200 million grant to support Yemen as it struggles to contain one of the world’s largest cholera...

EU Moves to Reduce Emissions in the Shipping Sector

The EU is calling for a global approach to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from international shipping – a large and growing source of emissions....

#Event: 8th Annual Ibadan Sustainable Development Summit

Annual Ibadan Sustainable Development Summit is aimed at investigating and understanding how Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can be achieved within the planetary boundaries. The summit aims at engaging key...

Nigerian Breweries Boosts Sustainable Development

As part of efforts for sustainable development in the manufacturing sector, the Nigerian Breweries (NB) Plc, says it sources 99 per cent of its...

InPrint: Citizenship, Sustainability, and Innovation 2016 Report

In Print: Citizenship, Sustainability, and Innovation 2016 Report Publisher: Union Bank Date of Publication: 2017 The first of its kind from Union Bank, the Citizenship, Sustainability, and...

Supporting Refugees with Microcredit in Phoenix

Whole Planet Foundation and donors meet in Arizona to witness a holistic approach to microcredit. With more than 22 million refugees in the world today,...

UAE Makes CSR Compulsory for Companies

UAE companies will have to allocate funds and be involved in social responsibility initiatives by end of 2017, a top official said. To implement the...

#Environment: Sweden Runs Out of Trash

Sweden is so good at recycling that, for several years, it has imported rubbish from other countries to keep its recycling plants going. Less...

Turkey Promises Economic and Political Partnership with Africa

The Turkish Government has re-affirmed its commitment to partner Africa in a mutual economic and political cooperation. In a statement by the country’s minister...

Ten Africans Trained on ICT in China

Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, has once again sponsored ten African Union technical experts to China for a...

Nigerian Senate Passes Petroleum Industry Bill

The Nigerian Senate has passed the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill, the long-awaited legislation that promises broad reforms to the nation’s oil and gas industry. The...
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