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Monthly Archives: June, 2013

Shared value and sustainability

The concept of shared value entails policies and operating practices that enhance the competitiveness of a company while simultaneously advancing the economic and social...

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Reactions trail Obama’s historic climate plan

Reactions have trailed plans unveiled on Tuesday by US President, Barack Obama, to combat climate change. Observers say that though the plan isn’t perfect, it...

Obama to take sweeping action on climate

President Obama will announce his intention to limit greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from existing power plants, increase appliance efficiency standards and promote renewable energy development...

Groups express concern over World Bank climate report on West Africa

Food production in Western Africa will be hit by more frequent and more extreme heat waves and droughts if the climate continues to alter...

Barriers to energy efficiency in the Ivory Tower

Insufficient awareness and lack of capacity to promote best practices have been identified as key barriers to the development of energy efficiency in Nigeria....

Chemicals management policy underway

A collaboration involving the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Swedish Chemicals Agency and the Federal Ministry of Environment is executing a project aimed at...

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Workers lament difficulty in accessing housing loans

Civil servants in the South-South have expressed disappointment over the difficulty in accessing housing loans from the Federal Mortgage...
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Civil servants call for reform of National Housing Fund

Some civil servants in the South-East of Nigeria have called for the reform of the National Housing Fund (NHF)...

Tests in German lagoon provide no answers to Oder fish die-off

First extensive testing of water in a lagoon fed by the Oder River where tonnes of fish died has...

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Workers lament difficulty in accessing housing loans

Civil servants in the South-South have expressed disappointment over...

Civil servants call for reform of National Housing Fund

Some civil servants in the South-East of Nigeria have...