As a region rich with resources, Africa remains home to the world’s largest free trade area and a 1.2 billion-person market, with the continent creating an entirely new development path. This monthly edition contains updates on sustainable initiatives in Africa at the moment, both within the Paper & Packaging sector and further afield within the sustainable sector.
Sustainability pioneer to chair hydropower sustainability council
Dr Khosla will take up his new role on the Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Council from 1 February 2021. One of his first tasks will be to introduce a Hydropower Sustainability Standard – a rating and certification system built on the Hydropower Sustainability Tools – following a three-month global public consultation that closes in February.
Saving Africa's Largest Forest
The Congo Basin contains the world’s second-largest rainforest, crucial for regulating the world’s climate. Inside it, a plan to halt the forest’s decline is bearing fruit.
Partnership to Tackle Plastic Waste in Kenya
Dow has announced the extension of its partnership with innovative recycling company, Mr. Green Africa, to help fight the plastic waste challenge in Kenya and advance a circular economy for plastics in Africa.
The envoPAP team