Washington visit emphasizes President Ruto’s persistent climate efforts

In a significant diplomatic engagement, President William Ruto recently visited Washington D.C., marking the first African state visit to the White House in a long time since John Kufuor of Ghana in 2008. There, he and President Joe Biden discussed climate action, sustainable development, and debt reforms for African countries, topics that the Kenyan president … Read more

Top sustainability conferences in May 2024

As nations across the continent strive to balance economic growth with environmental stewardship and social equity, the importance of collaborative efforts and knowledge sharing cannot be overstated. In May 2024, Africa plays host to a series of sustainability conferences, each offering a platform for dialogue, innovation, and actionable solutions.  The key question: Which events should … Read more


Academy seeks to impart knowledge to sustainability leaders, practitioners, and enthusiasts. It will offer free and paid-up courses at different levels of one’s career, including assisting individuals to transition and thrive in a sustainability career. Corporates set to benefit from training and advisory support. TUESDAY 14th MAY 2024: Sustainability advisory firm Impact Africa Consulting Limited … Read more

East African Securities Regulators forge path to green finance leadership

In a historic move toward fostering sustainable finance practices, the East African Securities Regulatory Authorities (EASRA) announced a landmark agreement on Monday, May 6th, 2024, to develop a pioneering regional framework promoting green finance.  Josephine Okui Ossiya, Chair of EASRA and Chief Executive Officer of Uganda’s Capital Markets Authority, unveiled the innovative framework during a … Read more

Green economy empowerment with a green jobs and skills workshop at KICC

Stakeholders from across Kenya converged at Kenyatta International Conference Center (KICC) to strategize the acceleration of employment opportunities for youth within the burgeoning green economy sector. The National Green Jobs and Skills Workshop, themed #TwendeGreenKe, drew participation from Principal Secretaries of key government ministries, youth organizations, private sector entities, academic institutions, and enterprise support organizations.  … Read more