Sustainable Inclusive Business to participate at the World Circular Economy Forum 2022, in Kigali Rwanda

The 6th World Circular Economy Forum WCEF2022 will take place 6–8 December in Kigali, Rwanda, Africa. This year’s forum will focus on how the circular economy can reduce greenhouse gas emissions, support climate change adaptation, safeguard biodiversity and bring jobs and well-being to our societies. An online briefing for the media will take place on the eve […]

Government Endorses Elimination of Problematic Plastics by the Kenya Plastics Pact

Nairobi, Kenya – 15th November 2022: The Kenya Plastics Pact has published a list of problematic and unnecessary plastic items to be eliminated in Kenya. This adds to the already existing Government’s plastic bag ban that came into force in 2017, and the ban on selected single-use plastic items in protected areas since June 2020. […]

COP27: Public-Private Action for a Circular Economy in Kenya

There is an urgency to translate conversations and commitments at both the COP27 in Egypt and the just concluded Circular Economy Conference in Nairobi, into real transformation. Nairobi, Kenya – 9 November 2022: The situation on the planet is alarming; we are facing a triple planetary crisis of climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution. The […]

SUSTAINABLE INCLUSIVE BUSINESS UNDER KEPSA, TO PARTNER WITH THE ROCK GROUP, THE EUROPEAN UNION, AND IUCN TO SPARK DIALOGUE ON SUSTAINABILITY AT THE UPCOMING 7TH CIRCULAR ECONOMY CONFERENCE

19th October 2022, Nairobi. Sustainable Inclusive Business Kenya (SIB-K), a knowledge centre under the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA), will partner with TheRockGroup (TRG) and the European Union to co-host the 7th Annual Circular Economy Conference taking place on 26th October 2022 in Nairobi. The conference, which will happen ahead of COP27, will bring together […]

Roadmap to 2030, Kenya Plastics Pact releases its National Strategy

Nairobi, Kenya, 29 August 2022. Today, the Kenya Plastics Pact has published a Roadmap to ensure all plastic packaging in the country is recyclable or reusable by 2030. More than 30 business members and supporters of the Kenya Plastics Pact, with representatives from every stage of the plastics packaging supply chain, have signed and endorsed […]

KEPSA, through SIB-K, Brings the Sustainable Waste Management Act to Life by Providing Infrastructure to Separate Waste at The Source in Mombasa

On Friday, 22nd July, the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) Foundation through Sustainable Inclusive Business Kenya (SIB-K) partnered with the County Government of Mombasa to launch a public awareness campaign on the separation of waste at source. This partnership also saw the installation of a waste receptacle at the Manyimbo Estate and separation bins at […]

Elevating Kenya’s food security with protein-based animal feed

Agriculture is the back-born of Kenya’s economy, contributing 26% of the GDP. Unfortunately, the adoption of conventional farming methods has led to the use of synthetic chemicals (fertilizer, hormones, pesticides, etc.), causing environmental pollution, climate change, and health issues. According to a recently published report dubbed “Kenya and the Netherlands: Working Together Towards Circular Agriculture in […]

KEPSA Deputy CEO Foundation Martha Cheruto’s Remarks During the Magazine Launch

KEPSA DEPUTY CEO MARTHA CHERUTO’S REMARKS DURING THE OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF THE SIB MAGAZINE ON 8TH JUNE 2022 AT THE SAROVA STANELY HOTEL IN NAIROBI Dr. Ayub Macharia, Director of Environmental Education and Awareness Sustainable Inclusive Business team, Partners, guests, and members of the media, Hamjambo. It is with great pleasure that I join you […]

SIB-K, Under KEPSA, Launches the 1st Edition of the Sustainable Inclusive Business Magazine, Calls for Innovations and Business Models that Design Out Waste

SIB-K, Under KEPSA, Calls for Innovations and Business Models that Design Out Waste According to the Sustainable Inclusive Business (SIB-K) in their Sustainability Magazine 2021, a shift to a circular economy will keep materials in use, and protect and restore the environment. Sustainable Inclusive Business (SIB-K), the Knowledge Center under the Kenya Private Sector Alliance […]

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 […]