eHealth Announces Release of Inaugural Environmental, Social, and Governance Report

eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: EHTH), a leading private online health insurance marketplace, has announced the publication of its inaugural Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) report, detailing the company’s ESG strategy and performance for the 2020 Calendar Year. The complete report can…

Swiss Re announces ambitious climate targets including phase-out of coal by 2040

Swiss Re today has announced new measures to support the transition to a net-zero economy, encompassing both asset management and underwriting as well as its own operations. The Swiss Re Group, one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, has announced ambitious…

UN adopts landmark framework to integrate natural capital in economic reporting

The United Nations has adopted a new framework that includes the contributions of nature when measuring economic prosperity and human well-being. In a move that may reshape decision and policy-making towards sustainable development, the United Nations has adopted a new framework…

Asteven Energy delivers Africa’s First Solar Road Tunnels to Kwara State Government

Completes the final phase of the Light Up Kwara Project Setting the stage for a green urban city with huge CO2 emissions reduction Asteven Energy Group, a leading indigenous clean energy company in Nigeria, made history, penultimate Friday as the…

IRENA’s World Energy Transition Day to Kick-Start Crucial Assembly Meeting

Agency’s 11th Assembly brings almost 2000 participants including 70 Ministers together virtually to set the course for a year of critical energy discussions The International Renewable Energy Agency’s (IRENA) Eleventh Assembly will get underway virtually from tomorrow (Monday) setting the…

Minister leads experts to proffer solutions to flooding in Nigeria

In 2019, 130,934 people were affected by floods, while 48,114 persons were displaced and 126 lost lives 102 high risk areas in 28 states and 275 moderate risk areas in NIHSA Annual flood outlook in 2020 so far, more than…

Connecting communities and advancing gender equality in The Gambia

The Gambia is a small fragile country in West Africa – one that is faced with growing poverty, food insecurity and malnutrition. Over the last decade, major climate-related crises as well as disease outbreaks have left the population more vulnerable.…

Protect landscapes to protect humanity

COVID-19 is a zoonotic disease, meaning that it jumps between animals and people, and is therefore closely connected to the lands both inhabit. Human and economic activity is eroding wild spaces, forests and other important ecosystems, bringing us closer to…

Gucci’s CEO on going green

Fashion is one of the most visible industries on our planet. What we wear marks who we are. The novelty has come with a price. Today, the fashion industry accounts for 10 per cent of the planet’s carbon emissions and is…

A fund for African Fashion

Roberta Annan, a Ghanaian businesswoman, launched the African Fashion Fund in 2011 to improve access to finance and infrastructure for artisans and creatives from across the continent. She insists that sustainability cannot be limited to only the materials used in…

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