Improve Human Waste Management in African Countries for Better Health, Environment and Economy

Poor sanitation continues to pose major health, environmental and socioeconomic risks in many African countries, according to new research by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). The paper highlights ways to improve management, generate industry from human waste, and improve sanitation for cities and …

Five West African Countries Ban ‘Dirty Diesel’ From Europe

Five west African countries have announced measures to end the practice of European oil companies and traders exporting “African quality” diesel – highly polluting fuels that could never be sold in Europe. Swiss commodity traders were accused in a report published in September by Swiss NGO Public Eye of exporting …

Sustainable Innovation Forum 2016

Be a part of the largest business-focused event taking place during the annual Conference of Parties (COP22) – the Sustainable Innovation Forum 2016 – taking place on 14-15 November at the Four Seasons Marrakech, Morocco. Building on year-round work from Climate Action and the UN Environment Programme, the 2 day …