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Green Financing

Oct 15, 2020

Green Financing

Today, human civilization faces a pressing problem of increasing global vulnerability to climate change that demands urgent action towards the reduction of carbon emissions. Unfortunately, global warming and the collective idea of climate change has greatly been attributed to economic activities with the aspiration for value maximization. Inexplicably, the banking industry constitutes the principal component of the financial flow in an economy.

SMEs Have the Potential to Motivate Employees to Boost Productivity

Sep 17, 2020

SMEs Have the Potential to Motivate Employees to Boost Productivity

Employees are the most valuable asset in any business and therefore their satisfaction and motivation are important to the growth and success of a business. It is also an established fact that employee productivity is highly dependent on how motivated they are.  However, Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) may not enjoy the vast resources to enable them to diversify ways of motivating their employees at the level of corporates.

Asset or Risk? Repositioning Kenya’s Youth in Agribusiness

Sep 03, 2020

Asset or Risk? Repositioning Kenya’s Youth in Agribusiness

Africa has the world’s youngest population. As the Ibrahim Forum report observed in 2019, a staggering 60% of Africa’s population was under the age of 25 years. Additionally, the Population Reference Bureau projects that by 2030, the population of young people in Africa -those below 35 years of age- will constitute 75% of the continent’s population, accounting for 42% of the global population.

The paradox of water is a reality in this century

Sep 03, 2020

The paradox of water is a reality in this century

The commemoration of World Water Week in 2020 has been met by unprecented times when the world is grappling with the Coronavirus pandemic. This however does not stop the world from addressing the challenges of a very vital resources: water. World Water Week is commemorated every year in late August. This year marks the 30th World Water Week themed “Water and Climate Change: Accelerating Action”. 

ClimateLaunchPad conducts the Kenya National Finals

Sep 03, 2020

ClimateLaunchPad conducts the Kenya National Finals

The ClimateLaunchPad (CLP) global competition has held its national finals for Kenya today. The contest brought together 13 early-stage enterprises that were sharing ideas with the potential of making successful green-businesses in future. The competition that took place online on Zoom and aired live on YouTube was the first of a kind noting that the event has never taken place online.