Month: August 2019

Long-term Shared Value for DFM Stakeholders

A roadmap to advance Environmental, social and Governance (ESG) priorities has been put together for the listed entities on the Dubai Financial Market (DFM). This roadmap comes with a promise to aid Dubai’s plans to become the region’s leading sustainable financial market by 2025. The blueprint “Sustainability Strategic Plan 2025” is in line with Dubai’s …

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ISO 45001 Is Bound To Make Sustainable Business Impact

One of the key components of Social Sustainability is the management of the health and safety of workers, visitors and all other people within the control and influence of an organisation. Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS) is a fundamental part of any organization’s risk management and sustainability strategy. According to a recent study …

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Next Step in Your Environmental Sustainability Career

Skills in sustainability, environmental management and environmental health are in demand like never before. Now is the ideal time to develop your skills and put yourself ahead of your peers. The University of Derby is pleased to offer a series of environmental management courses that provide the skills needed to meet and understand organisational environmental …

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Jabi Lake Mall: Nigeria’s first solar-powered mall

Abuja’s one-stop leisure, restaurant and retail destination – Jabi Lake Mall- is to become the first solar-powered mall in Nigeria. Actis, a leading emerging market investor, made the announcement in collaboration with CrossBoundary Energy (CBE). Both parties have previously collaborated on implementing the largest solar carport in Africa at Garden City Mall in Nairobi. CBE …

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#SustyJob: Environmental Coordinator at Dangote Refinery

The Dangote Group is a diversified and fully integrated conglomerate with interests across a range of sectors in Nigeria and Africa. Current interests include Cement, Sugar, Flour, Salt, Pasta, Beverages, Noodles, Poly Products, Transportation and real estate with new initiatives in the Oil and Gas, Telecommunication, Fertilizer and Steel sector of the economy. Job Title …

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Plans in place to have solar on all mosques 

Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources has announced that another 35 of the Jordan’s approximately 7,000 mosques will be equipped with a rooftop PV. Around half the funds will be provided by the Kingdom of Jordan’s Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Fund (JREEEF) while the balance is expected to come from unspecified lenders. The total …

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Fully Funded PhD Studentship for Sustainable Innovation at Heathrow

Heathrow has a bold ambition towards a future of sustainable aviation. Its sustainability strategy – Heathrow 2.0 – sets stretching objectives in diverse areas such as community wellbeing, climate change and the circular economy. This project is central to Heathrow’s ambition to deliver an exemplar sustainable airport for the future, ensuring that the infrastructure and …

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Government unveils 1billion SDG Fund

Government has unveiled two separate funds – the Green and Delivery Funds – with the intention to facilitate and accelerate Ghana’s attainment of the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The initiative is championed by the “CEOs Advisory Group on SDGs” which was established by President Akufo-Addo to help generate resources to fund projects. …

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Grant for 400kW Hybrid Waste to Energy Plant

In line with the quest to attain the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Ghanaian Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng’s efforts to turn waste challenges to profit received a boost on Monday with the signing of a five million euro grant facility with Germany to build a 400-kilowatt demonstration hybrid waste …

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