ICRISAT awarded 2021 Africa Food Prize Recognized for helping 25 million farmers in 13 countries to improve income and food production

Nairobi, Kenya, September 8, 2021 – The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) has been awarded the 2021 Africa Food Prize, for work that has improved food security across 13 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. ICRISAT, a CGIAR Research…

Amazon and The Nature Conservancy announce launch of Agroforestry and Restoration Accelerator

The initiative will focus on reforestation and regenerative agroforestry in the Amazon rainforest, removing up to 10 million metric tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions through 2050. Investment in the nature-based carbon removal solutions will help fight climate change by naturally…

Omowumi Iledare: Celebrating the Energy Industry Icon at 70

Thursday, September 2nd was a memorable day as the crème de la crème of the energy sector across the value chain, academia and friends converged at the University of Port Harcourt in Rivers State, to celebrate with Professor Omowumi Iledare as…

Matt Damon and Gary White, Co-Founders of Water.org and WaterEquity join Reuters Impact Speaker line-up

MOBILIZING GLOBAL BUSINESS TO DELIVER ON CLIMATE ACTION Reuters Impact has received a major boost as the Duo of Matt Damon, (the Jason Bourne series actor) and Gary White have confirmed their acceptance to speak at the Virtual Forum set…

Global Coalition Launches $80 Million Relief Fund to Protect Energy Access in Vulnerable Communities from COVID-19 Fallout

The Energy Access Relief Fund (EARF), managed by Social Investment Managers and Advisors (SIMA), will provide relief capital in the form of short-term loans to an estimated 90 energy access companies in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia still struggling with disruptions…

CSO’s coalition seek increased participation as Lagos Covid-19 Vaccination takes off

The Lagos State Civil Society Coalition Against COVID 19 under the coordination of Centre for 21st Century Issues (C21ST) has urged Lagos residents to partake actively in the recently commenced vaccination exercise. The CSO’s in a statement pleaded with residents…

Sai Life Sciences becomes a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC)

Sai Life Sciences, a leading global Contract Research, Development & Manufacturing Organization (CRO/ CDMO), today announced that it has become a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), the world’s largest sustainability initiative. As a signatory, Sai Life Sciences has committed…

SEforALL and Google to Launch New Compact to Decarbonize Electricity Globally

A carbon-free electricity sector is the foundation for reaching a net-zero global economy. Electricity generates 25% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions, and is key to decarbonizing other sectors of the economy, including buildings, transport, and industry. To achieve net-zero…

ASREA NIGERIA TO AWARD DIPLOMA DEGREE IN SOLAR ENERGY

* First and only NBTE approved and recognized solar training institution in Nigeria * Minister for Education approves license for takeoff * Set to entrench local content and indigenous capacity in solar skills and business A major milestone was recently…

Sempra Launches Sustainable Financing Framework Aligned With Company’s ESG Initiatives

 Aug. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Sempra (NYSE: SRE) (BMV: SRE) today published its Sustainable Financing Framework, outlining its criteria and other parameters for any issuances by Sempra, San Diego Gas & Electric Co. (SDG&E) or Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) of sustainable financing…

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