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Saving the Planet Sustainability

Climate resilience: Farmers and agribusinesses in Uganda to receive over $5m in funding

Climate change is affecting the food system in Uganda. This calls for climate-smart agricultural practices to help families and agribusinesses adapt to better crops, growing techniques, and soil improvement practices in response to climate change. Climate justice also needs to be prioritized to support the most climate-vulnerable communities and countries

real estate - climateaction
Saving the Planet Smart Cities Sustainability

A look at green real estate in Africa’s sustainability agenda

Businesses in Africa are waking up to the need to urgently cut carbon emissions across commercial real estate and these increasingly changing attitudes are reflected in the financial value of the buildings around us. Attention is now turning to the preservation of the value of buildings to avoid the risks

greenwashing - climateaction
Recycling Carbon Saving the Planet Sustainability

Big plastic polluters and their never-ending greenwashing agenda

Most businesses with plastics at the core of their production are trying to be greener. However, a good number of these big plastic polluters have been on a greenwashing spree to gain public validation and pass off as playing their part to save the environment but not all of them

fast fashion - climateaction
Recycling Saving the Planet Sustainability Trending

Fast fashion: Love Island’s second-hand wardrobe idea will promote sustainability

Love Island, the popular dating reality show, will return this summer with new eco-friendly practices in mind. Yes. Contestants this year are ditching fast fashion and will use second-hand clothing for a summer of sustainability! In the sizzling summer series where men and women go to an island with one

renewable energy - climateaction
Clean Energy Sustainability

Fossil fuels to renewable energy: The cost of switching

Until recently, the world relied on fossil fuels to provide almost all our energy. As we’ve started to understand the threat that pollution and climate change pose to our way of life, the development of alternative clean and renewable energy sources has accelerated. This acceleration has now reached such a

biodiversity - climateaction
Saving the Planet Sustainability

Biodiversity loss: What it means for businesses in Africa

Africa, no doubt, is rich in biodiversity which many consider having intrinsic value. Yet, the purpose of biodiversity conservation is premised on the belief that each species has a value and a right to exist, whether or not it is known to have value to humans. Going by the natural

ghana - climateaction
Saving the Planet Projects Sustainability

Taking a cue from Green Economy Ghana’s project on plastic waste management

Ghana’s plastic waste situation is dire as 1.1 million tonnes of plastic waste per year is released into the environment causing pollution, blockages of gutters and drainage systems leading to flooding, etc. Approximately 70% of plastic input materials in Ghana are used only for packaging. Out of the total plastic

product - climateaction
Saving the Planet Sustainability

#SolutionMonday: Eco-conscious? Here are 4 ways to tell if a product is ecofriendly

Hello readers. Welcome to #SolutionMonday on CleanbuildVoices! We bet you hear a lot about the rise of the conscious consumer, you might even be one and you're definitely on the right path if you're one. As people become more conscious of the way their lifestyles could impact the climate in

businesses - climateaction
Sustainability Saving the Planet

How sustainability will accelerate transformation in businesses

It's ironic that industrialization, which we enjoy its benefits today, is the reason behind greenhouse gasses in the atmosphere and the global catastrophe that the world is headed for. Experts have said the world is in "danger mode" and that emissions need to be cut down five times faster now

urban - climateaction
Sustainability Circular Economy Smart Cities

#CircularTuesday: The circular economy in urban design for sustainability

The circular economy is rapidly dominating policy conversations as well as business strategy plans, and deservedly so - the demand for raw materials is predicted to double by 2050. The linear economic model which the world had been running on until circular economy became mainstream, simply entailed raw materials being

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