Kenya and the Netherlands working together toward circular agriculture

(L-R: Ingrid Korving, Agricultural Counsellor for Kenya and Tanzania, Karin Boomsma, Director of Sustainable Inclusive Business – Kenya, Maarten Brouwer, The Netherlands Ambassador to Kenya, launching the report in Nairobi on Wednesday, 6th April.) By adopting increasingly circular, regenerative, and inclusive farming practices, Kenya has shown great potential to make its second-largest industry more sustainable […]

TURNING THE TIDE ON PLASTIC POLLUTION IN EAST AFRICA AHEAD OF UNEA-5.2

Nairobi, 10th February 2022: The Flipflopi Project, ALN Kenya and Sustainable Inclusive Business today launched a report uncovering the need to adopt streamlined legislation to manage plastic pollution throughout the East African Community (EAC). The report is dubbed; ‘East Africans: Let’s Unite for Change’. The goal of the report is to promote a better understanding […]

Stakeholder Engagement on Action Plan to Improve the Circularity of Large Household Appliances in Kenya

Today, Sustainable Inclusive Business Kenya, together with the Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) hosted a stakeholder engagement meeting on e-waste management in Nairobi. The Ministry of Environment and Forestry and the Kenya Industrial Research and Development Institute (KIRDI); the National Designated Entity (NDE) of the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN), had earlier […]

Sustainable Inclusive Business launches the Kenya Plastics Pact to tackle plastics waste

Nairobi (October 7th, 2021). Sustainable Inclusive Business (SIB-K) has launched an ambitious, new collaborative initiative to tackle plastics waste and pollution has today launched in Kenya. The Kenya Plastics Pact (KPP) will bring together stakeholders across the plastics value chain to create a circular economy for plastics. The Pact brings together businesses, governments, researchers, NGOs, […]

Sustainable Inclusive Business – KEPSA Clean-Up Exercise to Accelerate Waste Separation at Source in Mombasa

Mombasa, 17th July 2021: The Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) Foundation, through Sustainable Inclusive Business (SIB-K), in collaboration with Mombasa County Government today conducted a clean-up exercise in Tudor Ward, aimed at creating awareness on separation of waste at source for proper waste management from the household level. The exercise brought together various stakeholders from […]

KEPSA, Mombasa County, French Embassy, partner towards a Blue Economy and Environment Conservation

8th JULY, 2021. The Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) Foundation through Sustainable Inclusive Business Kenya (SIB-K); has deepened its partnership with the French Embassy to launch the second phase of the COAST Project, christened, Creating Opportunities and Alleviating Poverty Through Sustainable Trade II (COAST II). The 6-months long COAST II project, supported by the French […]

PRIVATE SECTOR PARTNERS WITH GOVERNMENT AND UNITED NATIONS TO LAUNCH THE KENYA SDG DECADE OF ACTION AND RECOVERY

Nairobi, Kenya, 30 June 2021. The Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA), The State Department for Planning, and The National Treasury have partnered with the United Nations, led by the United Nations Resident Coordinator (UNCR), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP); to host the “Accelerating the Private Sector Decade of Action, Delivery, and Recovery Through Sustainable Development […]

Kenya is in Transition to a Circular Economy: KEPSA Report Shows

PRESS RELEASE 27th May 2021, Nairobi: Sustainable Inclusive Business, the knowledge center under the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) Foundation, in partnership with TheRockGroup, a sustainable consultancy firm, has published an industry report on Kenya’s efforts to transition to a more sustainable and circular economy. It was launched at the Africa Business Week by the […]

SIB-K Partners with TNO Research Towards a Circular E-waste Infrastructure for Kenya

Kenya has seen a significant increase in the consumption of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE). Unfortunately, many EEE eventually ends up as waste since proper end-of-life processing infrastructure is lacking. To address this challenge, TNO and Sustainable Inclusive Business Kenya (SIB) are, together with CTCN and Kenyan representatives, developing  an action plan for a future-proof e-waste management system, focusing on large household appliances. Electronic Waste […]

WWF-Kenya, SIB-KEPSA partner to spark dialogue on environmental sustainability

(L-R): Vimal Shah, KEPSA Foundation Trustee & Chairman BIDCO Africa; Karin Boomsma, Sustainable Inclusive Business Director; Isaac Awuondo, Board Chair WWF-Kenya & Chairman NCBA Kenya; Arnolda Shiundu, Kenya Breweries Head of Sustainability & Community Engagement; Julius “Juliani” Owino, Kenyan HipHop Artist & Entrepreneur. The Sustainable Inclusive Business (SIB-K); the knowledge Centre at the Kenya Private [...]