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THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AGENDA JOURNEY FOR AFRICA

The development agenda for Africa is drawn under the common umbrella of the African Union (AU) which is organized through the secretariat body New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD). The African Union provides a platform for member states to discuss issues of common interest and adopt a coordinated approach to...

19 Feb 2018

CHALLENGES OF INCORPORATING SUSTAINABLE PRACTICES INTO BUSINESS ACTIVITIES

In this era of unpredictable global financial downturn, many entrepreneurs are worried about the future of their businesses. They face challenges which limit their productivity and hence profit. In a business world where change is the norm, unpredictability becomes real. In these times, business performance requires embracing unpredictability to keep...

19 Feb 2018

Is Green Growth A “Win-Win” Strategy?

“If there is no PLANET, there will be no BUSINESS” Tom Engelhardt

The dialogue on green growth is increasingly gaining momentum with organizations incontrovertibly shifting towards green technologies and initiatives while also internalizing environmental cost.

In Africa, these emerging trends reflect that adoption of green corporate strategy is becoming an...

09 Feb 2018

Pathways toward Sustainable Finance Practices in Africa

Africa is presently bound in a salient antithesis. Despite the recent noteworthy development gains by some sub-Saharan African countries including increased democratization and transparency, strengthened and reformed governance institutions, and the adoption and implementation of more effective macroeconomic policies, 47 percent of the population of sub-Saharan Africa, still live on...

09 Feb 2018

Sustainability Reporting

Sustainability and sustainable development are words that are now not new especially now that we have transitioned to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) after the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) period came to an end in 2015. Slowly but surely the message of developing sustainable economies globally is gaining traction. Both...

06 Feb 2018