SDG7 under the spotlight at Africa Energy Forum 2020
SDG7 under the spotlight at Africa Energy Forum 2020

The 2020 Africa Energy Forum will take place in Barcelona, Spain from 30 June to 3 July under the overarching theme of 'Investment and impact'. The forum's programme aims to put sustainable development and the impact of power projects under the spotlight with focus on UN Sustainable Development Goal 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.

20 hours ago

HP empowers women and entrepreneurs in Africa
HP empowers women and entrepreneurs in Africa

Elisabeth Moreno, vice president and managing director of HP Africa, reveals what HP is doing to help entrepreneurial women succeed. She touches on the HP Life Centre, the Young Leaders Programme, and the importance of 4IR in relation to entrepreneurship.

By Imran Salie 21 hours ago

Major airlines say they're acting on climate change. Our research reveals how little they've achieved
Major airlines say they're acting on climate change. Our research reveals how little they've achieved

If you're a traveller who cares about reducing your carbon footprint, are some airlines better to fly with than others?

By Susanne Becken 1 day ago

Adidas and Ikea lead 2020 sustainable cotton ranking
Adidas and Ikea lead 2020 sustainable cotton ranking

Adidas has surged ahead to become a global leader in sourcing sustainable cotton. From 6th place in the last ranking, the apparel company now sources 100% of its cotton from sustainable sources and leads the Cotton Ranking 2020 with the most established brand for sustainable cotton. Ikea and H&M Group came in second and third place respectively.

13 Feb 2020

Women in STEM roundtable highlights need for strategic initiatives
Women in STEM roundtable highlights need for strategic initiatives

GE recently hosted a Women in STEM mentorship roundtable for female students from the Institut National Polytechnique Félix Houphouët-Boigny (INPHB) in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, led by four leaders in energy. They included Kristin Carvell, global communications leader, GE Gas Power; Kadidjatou Diallo, MD, La Compagnie Ivoirienne de Production d'Electricité (CIPREL); Aphi Amoussou Nanan, director of generation, CI Energies; and Bethel Nwaneri, chief people officer for GE Gas Power Sub-Saharan Africa.

13 Feb 2020