Africa

NYC Marathon Team to Raise Money for Kenyan Children's Hospital

A racing team in the upcoming New York City Marathon hopes to raise over $130,000 to support the construction of Kenya's first children's hospital. Sponsored by PepsiCo, the team will donate the money to Shoe4Africa, the nonprofit that has been raising money for the hospital since 2008.

Socially Responsible Campaign Targets African Children With Type 1 Diabetes

Novo Nordisk is looking to increase access to education and treatment for children with type 1 diabetes in Africa.

Africa and Denmark Join Forces to Promote Investment in Sustainable Energy

African greentech projects get a sustainable finance boost from the Scandinavian kingdom

Denmark has a long history with Africa. From the 17th to 19th centuries, the relationship was primarily that of colonizer and colonized, as the small European nation established several trading posts and forts along west Africa's Gold Coast.

Portable Sustainable Power Company is Awarded at LOPE-C

A sustainable energy company is reaping awards with its portable solutions for off-the-grid regions.

Carbon for Water: A New Sustainable Finance Model Saves Lives and the Environment

An innovative carbon finance scheme tackles several issues at once: climate change, deforestation, poverty, disease and lack of clean water

Facebook, Shmacebook: Make Your Money Work in Africa

African entrepreneurs are struggling to get funding. Impact investors, stop checking your Facebook page and listen up

If you're thinking about purchasing stock in Facebook, Walter Lamberson has something to say to you: "Facebook doesn't need your money, invest in Africa instead."

Sustainable Power British Company Nominated in Two Awards Categories

Eight19 is recognized for its efforts to bring sustainable power to Africa.

American Standard Brands Embarks on Socially Responsible Project in Developing Countries

American Standard Brands uses its expertise to advance socially responsible sanitation technology.

IFAW Steps Up Campaign Against Ivory Trade

Animal welfare NGO steps up efforts to protect elephants and other wildlife from poachers.

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