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USAID – Enhancing the Business Enabling Environment for the Plastics Sub-Sector in Kenya

USAID - Enhancing the Business Enabling Environment for the Plastics Sub-Sector in Kenya The project is centered on catalyzing Kenya's transition towards a circular economy by promoting adherence to laws and regulations that foster circularity within the plastics sector. It operates through collaboration with various stakeholders, including the public and private sectors, multi-stakeholder platforms like [...]

The Kenya Plastics Pact

The Kenya Plastics Pact The Kenya Plastics Pact It is an ambitious, collaborative initiative that brings together stakeholders across the whole plastics value chain to transform the current linear plastics system into a circular economy for plastics. All stakeholders involved sign up to a joint set of ambitious and time-bound targets (Elimination of all problematic [...]

The COAST Project Phase I and II

The COAST Project Phase I and II The COAST project (Phases 1 & 2) aimed to support women and youth in Mombasa County, Tudor Moroto, to create opportunities to generate income through sustainable trade. The project, led by the Sustainable Inclusive Business, empowered women and youth by harnessing their entrepreneurship skills and enhancing access to [...]

Our Planet Our Business Event/Webinar

Our Planet Our Business Event/Webinar The "Our Planet Our Business" WWF – SIB-K event & webinar, was a dynamic initiative to engage with business leaders on environmental sustainability. The screening of the impactful documentary "Our Planet Our Business," was the trigger to have an open and honest discussion on the private sector's role in promoting [...]

SingleUsePlastics East Africa policies & regulations

SingleUsePlastics East Africa policies & regulations Single-use plastics (SUPs) have inundated modern society, comprising items like grocery bags, food containers, and straws, designed for one-time use before disposal. These plastics persist for centuries, polluting waterways, harming wildlife, and leaching toxins into soil and groundwater. Recognizing the urgency of the issue, 34 African countries, including East [...]

IUCN

Partners: IUCN– 2 months These cases highlight the many efforts in the Coastal communities to beat the marine Plastics Pollution. We have documented CEJAD (Centre for Environmental Justice and Development) active in Kwale and Mombasa county and their efforts to integrate the value chain in sustainable solid waste management. The Beach cooperative with their tracking [...]

The EPR Taskforce.

The EPR Taskforce.  Designing the Extended Producer Responsibility Legislation requires a well thought out communication, sensitisation, and implementation plan. Sustainable Inclusive Business took the assisting role of facilitation the information session (10 in total) that served as consultations sessions as well to include the input and insights of the Private Sector in Kenya. Relevant insights [...]

Circular Agriculture Trend Report / Brochure

Circular Agriculture Trend Report / Brochure This trend report highlights the transformative shift towards sustainable, circular, and regenerative agriculture in Kenya. By showcasing best practices and opportunities for improvement, it underscores the country's potential to lead in agricultural innovation and sustainability. With the support of international partners like the Netherlands, Kenya is poised to embrace [...]

Circular Agriculture Roundtable & Network / Expo event

Circular Agriculture Roundtable & Network / expo event The Circular Agriculture Trend Report Launch and Expo was collaborative effort by the Embassy of the Netherlands in Kenya. This event introduced the Circular Agriculture Brochure and facilitated enlightening discussions during the Roundtable on Alternative Animal Protein Feed. Targeting both Dutch and Kenyan stakeholders in regenerative agriculture, [...]

The #LetsBeClear Innovation Challenge

The #LetsBeClear Innovation Challenge The Kenya Plastics Pact, a collaborative effort to create a circular economy for plastics in Kenya, is tackling plastic pollution and promoting sustainable plastic use. A key component of this endeavor is the #LetsBeClear Innovation Challenge, launched on 31st May 2023 with support from WWF-Kenya. This challenge is a pivotal step [...]

EAC Report on Single-Use Plastics

EAC Report on Single-Use Plastics In 2022, Sustainable Inclusive Business, The Flipflopi Project, and ALN Kenya 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 [...]

The COAST Project Phase III

The COAST Project Phase III. (Creating Opportunities and Alleviating Poverty through Sustainable Trade (COAST) Project The COAST Project (Phase 3) was implemented in 2023 to enhance innovative local solutions among youth and women. Sustainable Inclusive Business Kenya (SIB-K) facilitated knowledge-sharing sessions, both in-person and virtual, on the circular economy, policies, and industry needs in entrepreneurship. [...]

Circular Economy Trend Report

Circular Economy Trend Report Sustainable Inclusive Business (SIB-Kenya) has become a trailblazer in promoting a circular economy in Kenya and beyond through cross-cutting projects and initiatives. In May 2021, SIB-K, in partnership with TheRockGroup, a sustainable consultancy firm, published an industry report on Kenya’s efforts to transition to a more sustainable and circular economy. The [...]

Assessment of the Current Status of the Circular Economy(Kenya)

Assessment of the Current Status of the Circular Economy of Large Household Appliances Waste in Kenya Kenya has experienced a significant rise in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE) consumption, resulting in a large portion of EEEs becoming waste due to the absence of proper end-of-life processing infrastructure. To tackle this issue, Sustainable Inclusive Business (SIB-K), [...]

EU-Kenya Business Forum

EU-Kenya Business Forum The inaugural EU-Kenya Business Forum held on the 21st and 22nd of February 2023 at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Upper Hill in Nairobi, Kenya, was jointly organized by the European Union and its Member States in partnership with the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) and the European Business Council (EBC). It aimed [...]

Gender Mainstreaming for Business

Gender Mainstreaming for Business In response to the pressing need for gender inclusivity and equity within the waste management sector in Kenya, Sustainable Inclusive Business Kenya, the Knowledge Center under the Kenya Private Sector Alliance, KEPSA, embarked on a project to develop a comprehensive toolkit that would contribute to the transformative journey towards fostering gender [...]

Assessment of the Current Status of the Circular Economy(Malawi)

Assessment of the Current Status of the Circular Economy in the Waste Sector for Developing a Waste Stream-Specific Roadmap in Malawi The shift from a linear to a circular economy is critical for resource efficiency and the long-term value of resources and goods. Sustainable Inclusive Business (SIB-K), supported by The Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific [...]

Women Win

Women Win The Women Win project was a collaborative endeavor recognizing women's crucial role in Kenya's thriving flower industry. Through research and coordination, we mapped past initiatives to empower women in the industry and assessed their impact. By engaging with various stakeholders, including government bodies, civil society, and industry players, we facilitated a learning exchange [...]

EU-KENYA Green Diplomacy Conference

EU-KENYA Green Diplomacy Conference On the 11th and 12th of May 2021, the European Union and Kenya held a Virtual EU-Kenya Green Diplomacy Conference, an event organized as part of the EU’s diplomatic efforts to promote a transition to a climate-neutral, nature-positive, resource-efficient, and more circular global economy in line with the ambition of the [...]

Change the Story

Change the Story Change the Story project focuses on nature-based solutions because of the extra benefits they provide to biodiversity conservation, the protection of landscapes, and community development. Together with our partners, we are convinced that local greenhouse gas emissions should preferably be compensated with locally produced credits. Therefore, Change the Story aims to deliver [...]

Assessment of the Current Status of the Circular Economy(Zimbabwe)

Assessment of the Current Status of the Circular Economy in the Waste Sector for Developing a Waste Stream-Specific Roadmap in Zimbabwe The transition from a linear to a circular economy is crucial for resource efficiency and material value preservation. In this context, Zimbabwe’s Ministry of Environment, Climate, Tourism, and Hospitality Industry, in collaboration with The [...]

Assessment of the Current Status of the Circular Economy(Zambia)

Assessment of the Current Status of the Circular Economy in the Waste Sector for Developing a Waste Stream-Specific Roadmap in Zambia Zambia's annual waste production is around 3.6 million tonnes. This large amount of waste is not handled or managed sustainably, putting people's health at risk and causing environmental degradation and resource depletion. The existing [...]