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Climate Change Time Bomb Is Ticking For Kenya And Other Emerging Economies

Failure to invest the bare minimum needed to withstand projected climate damage could cost emerging markets such as Kenya hundreds of billions in climate damages and lost GDP growth this decade, according to a new study by Standard Chartered Bank.

Opinion: Impact Of Climate Change On African Pension Schemes

By Mercy Gakii Muthuuri Climate change is increasingly becoming an important issue for African pension schemes. As global temperatures rise and extreme weather events become more frequent, the schemes face the risk of significant financial losses due to the negative impacts on their investment portfolios. This...

KCB CEO Paul Russo Appointed To UN Agency Leadership Council

KCB Group CEO Paul Russo has been appointed to serve on the United Nations Environment Programme Finance (UNEP-FI) Leadership Council, joining other global leaders in mainstreaming and deepening sustainability integration across the financial industry.

Innovative Finance Essential In Growing Africa’s Climate Investment

Governance barriers remain one of the key impediments to sourcing climate finance in Africa. Most importantly, policymakers and regulators can foster climate finance innovation by adopting policy frameworks and long-term roadmaps.

How Your Business Can Help Win Wâr On Climate Change

By Josephine Wawira As the world commemorates the Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSME) Day under the theme, "Resilience and Rebuilding: MSMEs for Sustainable Development"; how can MSMEs contribute to an economy that is greener and fairer? Despite the robust voice of climate change deniers, extensive literature...

Citizen TV Journalists Win Continental Reporting Award

Two journalists working for the Royal Media Services have been named as winners of the 2022 African Climate Change and Environmental Reporting (ACCER) Awards. Raquel Muigai and Agnes Oloo were announced joìnt winners for their Citizen TV production entry, “Dry Death” which explored the...