Thursday, February 29, 2024

Economic Responsibility

Directing more financing towards saving the earth

Climate finance is needed to achieve mitigation goals as large-scale investments are required to significantly reduce emissions. It is equally crucial for adaptation, as...

Biodiesel offers Kenya a viable clean transport route

Drawing on the struggles of global warming and fossil fuel prices, countries worldwide are seeking alternatives with renewables such as biofuels. The falling costs of...

Time ticking for banks over climate risk rules

This week marks exactly four months since the establishment of climate-related risk management guidelines by the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK). The banking regulator issued...

Carbon credit offset demand growing up

As organisations head towards beyond net-zero, COP26 in Glasgow delivered a “gift” that broke a six-year deadlock on article six of the Paris Agreement. Negotiators agreed...

Why it matters to go beyond net-zero plan

’Net-zero' pledges have been made globally over the past few years, committing organisations to manage greenhouse gases emissions. In 2021, more firms and governments committed...

How interest groups can drive eco-growth

In this day and era, the resource revolution and advances in information technology, nanotechnology, material, science and biology radically change stakeholder engagements. These mean robust...

What do ESG guidelines mean for corporates?

Kenya’s strive to be a sustainability thought-leader was yet again demonstrated by the recent issuance of the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE)  Environmental, Social and Governance...

Climate action spans individuals, corporate

The recently concluded Conference of Parties and (COP26) in Glasgow and the Corporate Commitment to Climate Change Kenya (4C-K) in Kenya have created a...