Promoting Environmental Stewardship and the Circular Economy: Circular Business Platform(CBP), CEIP & LBS Sustainability Centre Train Facility Managers
The improper management of waste has led to significant public health and environmental hazards. To address this, a program was developed and delivered to support the transition from a linear economy to a circular one that maximises the use of resources by reducing, reusing, and recycling. The programme began with a web forum on April 5, 2023, titled ‘Leading Change & Sustainability for Facility Managers’, which provided an overview of sustainability and circular economy concepts.
Nigeria’s aim to become a digital powerhouse requires investment in physical infrastructure, and modular approaches driven by indigenous innovation offer a pathway to do this. Practically any conversation about business opportunity in Nigeria reverts to the same theme: digital technology is the future but the infrastructure to support it is poor. We cannot yet talk […]
Sustainable growth must be valued over scaleability by venture capitalists in order to produce stronger companies and more stable returns, write Adun Okupe, Yasmin Osaghae, and Natalie Beinisch. One of the greatest ambitions of the Sustainable Development Goals is to mobilize private sector finance to meet its seventeen social and environmental targets. The theory is that […]
Introduction Pakam as a Platform-as-a-Software (PaaS) created by a Lagos-Based Social Start-up, utilizes software applications and data to promote a circular economy and achieve sustainability through recycling and waste management. The desire of the world to have sustainable societies and development is hinged on the readiness of humanity to employ innovation, knowledge and most especially, […]
There is an obtrusive high rate of youth unemployment in Africa and there has been conversations around means to mitigate the menace. Many experts unsurprisingly believe that entrepreneurship is the way out for Africa. Entrepreneurship is not just the way out for unemployment, but also the means to drive innovative growth of the economy. To […]