UNEA 6: What to Expect from Kenya’s Private Sector Participation

The United Nations Environment Assembly’s sixth session (UNEA-6) can be summarized as a platform for exploring new ideas and making bold decisions to help us chart an ambitious path towards collective environmental action. Taking place from February 26th to March 1st at the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) Headquarters in Nairobi, this year’s UNEA6 session […]

KEPSA Keen on Facilitating Practical Learning for Entrepreneurs Through Established Businesses

Sustainable Inclusive Business, the knowledge Centre under the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA), has finalized a 3-month Mentorship Program in Social Entrepreneurship. The mentorship focused on enhancing the knowledge and understanding of key topics such as Resource Mobilization and Proposal Writing, Financial Literacy and Business Planning, Digital Marketing, Social Impact and Sustainability, Collaboration and Networking […]

THE MOVE TOWARDS GREEN ECONOMY PRESENTS WORK AND BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUTH TO EXPLORE

Under the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA), the Sustainable Inclusive Business (SIB-K) and Ajira Digital Program on 11th August hosted a roundtable for key stakeholders in the green economy, to discuss the emerging solutions for businesses as well as the work opportunities for young people in the green sector, while curbing issues of climate change. […]

KEPSA Calls for Increased Investment in Unlocking Job Opportunities Through Social Entrepreneurship in Mombasa

Mombasa, 31st July 2023: The Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA), through its Knowledge Centre, the Sustainable Inclusive Business Kenya (SIB-K,) in collaboration with the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) Mombasa Chapter, has called on the County Government of Mombasa to work closely with private sector players to increase investments in social entrepreneurship. During an Intergenerational […]

Sustainable Inclusive Business (SIB-K) in Partnership with Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) Host Mombasa Youth and Women in Social Entrepreneurship-Focused Career Fair

Under the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA), Sustainable Inclusive Business (SIB-K) in partnership with The Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) on Saturday 29th July held a Career Fair for entrepreneurial women and youth interested in social enterprises within Mombasa. The event was held at one of Mombasa’s innovation hubs- SwahiliPot Hub, from 8 am. The […]

Bidii Primary School Gets Designated Plastic Waste Bin Under the #BINITRIGHT Initiative

On Friday 14th July 2023, Sustainable Inclusive Business (SIB-K) launched the #BinItRight Environmental Awareness Campaign at Bidii Primary School in Buruburu. Bidii Primary becomes the second school to host the plastic waste separation initiative after the campaign’s inaugural implementation at Umoja Primary School on 27th February 2023.   Gracing the launch event were Mr. Ebenezer […]

Why Plastic Pollution and Climate Change Should be Jointly Addressed

Plastic pollution does not exist in a vacuum because of the interdependence of organisms in our ecosystem. Plastic pollution affects natural processes, biodiversity, human and animal habitats and contributes to climate change. Whether dumped in landfills or incinerated, plastic waste still adversely affects our physical environment and air quality leading to other multilayered environmental and […]

WED 2023: Kenya Moves Closer to Beating Plastic Pollution with the Launch of Design Guidelines for Recyclability of Plastic Packaging

Developed by the Kenya Plastics Pact, this first version of the guidelines focuses on PET Bottles and HDPE Bottles and Jars, aligning with this year’s World Environment Day theme, Beat Plastic Pollution.   “Addressing plastic pollution requires collective action at multiple levels. It entails strengthening waste management systems, promoting sustainable practices, investing in recycling infrastructure, […]

Pre-World Environment Day Dialogue: Enhancing Green Jobs Opportunities and Skills for Youth and Women

By Josphine Wawira. I met Naftal Kobags and his group of 14 youthful Coastarians in 2020. They were trainees in the first phase of our COAST Project in Mombasa, facilitated by Sustainable Inclusive Business Kenya on sustainable waste management, converting waste to money-making business cases, entrepreneurship, business skills, and financial literacy. Their enthusiasm was quite […]

Earth Day 2023: How Can You Invest in Our Planet?

First held in 1970 in America and going global in 1990, International Mother Earth Day is now considered one of the most widely observed days of environmental action. According to Earthday.org, more than a billion people worldwide observe Earth Day on 22nd of April each year as a day of action to change human behavior […]