envoNEWS | Africa | December
Written by envoPAP team
14th January 2021
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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.
Hershey's Sustainability Programmes Cancelled in Ghana and Cote D'Ivoire
2 countries, Ghana and Cote D'Ivoire have cancelled the aforementioned schemes from Hershey's as accusations as to the ethics of their cocoa sources intensify.
Sustainable finance could help drive Africa’s economic recovery
The global pandemic has set back the continent’s growth and demanded new approaches to economic development. It has also highlighted the importance of sustainability and raised the focus on environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) issues.
South African Stonefruit champions sustainability
South Africa’s stonefruit season arrives once again, with the industry continuing to ensure sustainable production by focusing on initiatives such as environmental audits, social and wellbeing transformation projects, and maintaining high food standards for export.
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