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…

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…

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…

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…

Time to say ‘NO’ to RUST and POLLUTED WATER

“When the well is dry, we know the worth of water.” – Benjamin Franklin  Written by: Saumya Jain, Chairman, Vinyl Pipes The worldwide Water Well Drilling is a $85 Billion Industry, escalating call for water wells across the globe has…

Amorepacific sets five sustainability management goals for 2030

The ‘2030 A MORE Beautiful Promise’ includes five goals set under two guiding pillars, ‘moving forward together with customers and society’ and ‘coexisting responsibly with nature’ June 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Amorepacific today announced ‘2030 A MORE Beautiful Promise’ – a…

Technology-powered Circular Economy to Propel Waste Management in the Gulf Cooperation Council

Total waste generation in the GCC is estimated to reach 163.9 million metric tons by 2025, finds Frost & Sullivan May 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, Circular Economy Redefining the GCC Waste Management Market, 2021, finds that the…

Lagos State to sanction Covid19 Act Defaulters – Says Health Commissioner

Commences second phase of vaccination exercise Updates citizenry on new covid19 guidelines and vaccination measures To sanction defaulters On Friday the 28th of May 2021, the Lagos State government commenced the administration of the second dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID…

Registration Opens for Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week 2021 (11 – 14 May)

— Registration is open for the next sessions of Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week 2021, which will take place from 11 to 14 May 2021 in virtual form hosted by the Government of the Dominican Republic. Regional leaders from public and private sectors have confirmed their participation, including…

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