When we think of children within our society we associate them at school learning, laughing and hanging out with their friends. Yet according to the United Nations, the number of [...]
Clean water is a comfort that most of us take for granted. Sadly, this is not the case for more than a billion people in the world, who st ...
Dorien Beurskens, founder of Young Africa (YA) and an Ashoka Fellow who was elected as part of the “Future Forward” partnership with The Master ...
Two years ago, I wrote about the signing of the Nigerian Lending Principles—a landmark agreement made by eight of the nation’s leading banks to commit to sustainable financing at the first [...]
Tsega Belachew (@tsepeaces) shares insights on social entrepreneurs paving the path for youth employment solutions in Africa… It is not easy to be young and in the labor market today. [...]
Social enterprise focuses on maximizing human and environmental well-being while tending to shareholder profits. Under this style of business, you can expand your bottom line into a triple bottom line [...]
Statistically, failure is the most likely option for a startup and getting to that point can take long hours for years. This daunting fact in itself makes entrepreneurship seem like [...]
Thomson Reuters Sustainability By Paul Osho, 22 years old | 22 July 2013 As a member of the Nigerian Youth Climate Coalition, a national chapter of a wider African initiative [...]
Entrepreneurship, particularly in the software, mobile, and internet sectors has become a global phenomenon more then ever before. It seems once a week you hear about a new accelerator or [...]
In a coordinated cross-border effort to boost access to power in sub-Saharan Africa, Standard Chartered (STAN:LN) will fund more than two billion dollars in energy projects. The financing will be [...]
By Vikas Vij Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) has undertaken a number of social investment programs as a part of its corporate social responsibility. The programs focus on education and [...]
A new collaboration announced today at the International Conference on Productive Work for Youth in Tunisia and the Middle East and North Africa region will invest some USD 3.3 million in [...]