Friday, June 18, 2021
After years of just bubbling under, the ESG megatrend has finally opened the afterburners. At a time when the reminders of past flameouts by the fossil fuel sector have been amplified by the pandemic, the Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) momentum has reached fever-pitch with assets invested in...
A rising middle class, rapid urbanisation, the ensuing change in taste and preference as well as an increased emphasis on digitisation has provided many advantages for day-to-day living, chief among them being improved standard of living, better healthcare provision and more convenience in the execution of many tasks. On the...
Axcon Energy Limited has kicked off construction of Appolonia City’s first solar power plant,  which will bring 5MW of renewable energy to homeowners and businesses within Greater Accra’s new city. The solar plant, located in Appolonia Industrial Park, provides additional capacity to Appolonia City’s dedicated power substation. “The new solar plant...
Newmont Ghana, in partnership with the government of Ghana and Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), has cut the sod for construction of the 41 kilometre road from Nkawkaw to New Abirem Road in the Eastern Region as part of efforts to promote infrastructural development in its host communities and surrounding...
A former Director of Engineering at the Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo), Ing. Norbert Anku, has said that the nation’s grid infrastructure is well structured to integrate nuclear energy once the power is generated. According to him, electricity integration is one of the mandates of GRIDCo and enough technology is available to...
The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has said it may be compelled to shut down its water treatment plant at Nawuni in the Kumbungu district of the Northern Region if the water level rises above 36ft as a result of the torrential rainfall and spillage from the Bagre Dam. The...
The Discussions, which are being organised by CUTS Ghana - research, advocacy and consumer protection organisation in collaboration with Consumer International - aim to spread awareness on sustainable consumption and promote the habit of sharing resources within communities to get people to buy less, or at least to buy...
The Okyehene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin has underscored the need for Ghanaians to respect nature to ensure their communities and traditional areas were clean and healthy. “In the olden days, our mothers will wake up around 4:00 a.m., and sweep the compound; there was nothing like dumping of refuse into...
The World Bank has released the Next Generation Africa Climate Business Plan (NG-ACBP), which sets out a blueprint to help sub-Saharan African economies achieve low carbon and climate-resilient outcomes. The Plan calls for countries to seize the opportunity to scale-up climate resilience to grow their economies and reduce poverty, redouble...
In many African countries including Ghana and around the globe, plastics play a very important role in the economic lives of people due to its durability, potability and affordability. Plastics play a significant role in transporting Ghana’s indigenous goods. Indigenous food products like ‘‘waakye’’ ‘‘kenkey’’ are no exceptions. However, these...
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