Introducing more renewable energy into the energy mix of African countries is urgently needed to reduce our carbon emissions and avoid the extreme impacts of runaway climate change. ACRP’s new campaign on The Success of Renewable Energies in Africa aims at increasing the understanding surrounding the far-reaching implications of African countries’ choice of their energy system – and particularly the positive effects of renewable energy – in terms of sustainability (greenhouse gas emissions, water usage), jobs and livelihoods, health, access to electricity for all, transparency, to name a few! Read more
African Bank - New shady spots for growing young minds
Devendri Adari, Environmental and Sustainability Officer at African Bank, says the variety of trees selected grow wonderfully in the area, are indigenous and don’t need a lot of water to grow – perfect for these water restricted times. “African Bank has always had a green conscious and Arbour Day is one of our annual events. We are more than just a Bank. We care about people, the environment and we are living our brand purpose of Humanity through banking. Our message to these young people is that we need to take care of the planet, because we only have one. Every small little action adds up to make a huge difference, so do your bit and help make the world a better place,” she says.
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