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    Nearly 20 million more people hit by food crises last year

    Nearly 20 million more people faced food crises last year amid armed conflict, the Covid-19 pandemic and weather extremes...

    By Maytaal Angel 1 day ago

    Doing good is good for business: How brand purpose can steer your sustainability journey in Africa

    Here's how Kantar will help you authentically solve the value-action gap and guide you along your brand's sustainable transformation journey...

    By Adeola Tejumola, Issued by Kantar 2 days ago

    New global H&M initiative to identify and support inspiring kids

    H&M has introduced a new global initiative to identify and support young role models who are making progress on social equality, sustainability, education...

    2 days ago

    Why renewable energy won't end energy poverty in Zimbabwe

    Zimbabwe is one of the African countries that hopes renewable energy technologies will help to address their energy problems...

    By Ellen Fungisai Chipango 30 Apr 2021

    Climate-friendly farming strategies can improve the land and generate income for farmers

    Farmers can help slow climate change by mixing native grasses into croplands, restoring wetlands and raising perennial crops. These strategies also conserve soil and water and build new markets...

    29 Apr 2021

    The Village Market Africa triumphs in Food Lover's Seeds of Change initiative

    The Village Market Africa is the winner of Food Lover's Market's Seeds of Change Supplier Development Partnership, launched to create an opportunity for social enterprises to join the retailer's supplier network...

    28 Apr 2021

    Fashionscapes: A Living Wage highlights plight of garment workers

    The documentary combines the voices of garment workers with legal professionals who are working together to argue for the first EU legislation to ensure garment workers receive a living wage...

    28 Apr 2021

    L'Oréal Paris to cut 50% of carbon footprint by 2030

    L'Oréal Paris has committed to reducing its carbon footprint by 50% per finished product, and will contribute €10m to environmental projects whose beneficiaries are communities of women...

    26 Apr 2021

    IAPF seizes record number of elephant tusks during 2021 so far

    During the first three months of 2021, the International Anti-Poaching Foundation (IAPF) has seized 62 elephant tusks compared to 90 for the whole of last year...

    26 Apr 2021

    Greening the global textile value chain

    Kutay Saritosun is a textile engineer and sustainability aficionado dedicated to educating companies on producing more environmentally responsible products...

    By Lauren Hartzenberg 23 Apr 2021

    Covid-19 economic impact failed to put brakes on climate change - WMO report

    The Covid-19-related economic slowdown failed to put the brakes on climate change drivers and accelerating impacts according to a new report by the WMO...

    22 Apr 2021

    Vans sets out global sustainability goals to achieve by 2030

    Vans will move towards creating circular products and systems that use regenerative and recycled materials, designed to reduce waste and keep products in use and out of landfills...

    22 Apr 2021

    Coca-Cola women empowerment programme benefits millions in Africa

    Coca-Cola system's 5by20 women empowerment programme has equipped 2 million women entrepreneurs in Africa...

    15 Apr 2021

    Heineken sets goal to be carbon neutral in production by 2030

    Heineken has stated a new ambition to decarbonise its production by 2030 and its full value chain by 2040...

    15 Apr 2021

    Rotary Africa event to unpack sustainable development of fashion and textiles

    The topic of sustainable textile development will be discussed by a panel at the upcoming Zone 22 Rotary Africa Centennial International Conference...

    14 Apr 2021

    Education must be a crisis priority, not an afterthought

    Covid-19 has created enormous disruptions in the lives of African youth. Millions of young people have had their learning put on hold for the better part of a year...

    By Dr Edward K. Brown 13 Apr 2021

    How women are locked out of Nigeria's construction industry

    In spite of past initiatives in many parts of the world to increase their participation in the construction industry at all levels, women remain a minority...

    By Richard Jimoh, Amina Nna Adamu, Luqman Oyekunle Oyewobi and Paul A. Bajere 12 Apr 2021

    'Sacred forests' in West Africa capture carbon and keep soil healthy

    A stable ecosystem of organic matter is the key to improving agricultural yields in the surrounding farmland and fighting climate change...

    By Michele Francis 9 Apr 2021

    Target to spend more than $2bn with Black-owned businesses by 2025

    Target will add products from more than 500 Black-owned businesses across its multi-category assortment and increase its spend with more Black-owned companies...

    8 Apr 2021

    Is that a good egg? How chocolate makers rate on social and environmental measures

    Easter is the biggest chocolate-buying time of the year. But who's really paying for the cost of that chocolate?

    By John Dumay and James Guthrie 6 Apr 2021



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