Africa must be at the heart of climate negotiations
Africa must be at the heart of climate negotiations

In 2020, countries were to come forward with plans for stronger emissions cuts to meet the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement. At the same time, because of Covid-19, the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP26) that had been scheduled for this November in Glasgow, UK, has been postponed to 2021.

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Namibian fishery is second in Africa to be certified as sustainable
Namibian fishery is second in Africa to be certified as sustainable

MSC certification opens the door to more European markets, following strenuous conservation efforts.

The Namibia Hake Trawl and Longline Fishery has become the first fishery in Namibia, and the second in Africa, to meet the globally recognised standard for sustainable fishing set by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), an environmental not for profit.

Issued by MSC 19 Nov 2020

Greater investment needed in Africa to meet UN SDGs 2030 deadline - new report
Greater investment needed in Africa to meet UN SDGs 2030 deadline - new report

Standard Chartered conducted a survey earlier this year among a panel of the world's top 300 investment firms with total assets under management (AUM) of more than $50tn. The $50 Trillion Question investigates how some of these asset managers are investing at this critical time for the global economy and the environment.

18 Nov 2020

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