Certified Training Course on Sustainable Finance – Mostadam – Cairo, Egypt – March 26-30, 2017

Following the 2008 financial crisis, the financial industry is brought face to face with its own inconsistencies and shortcomings. The industry is increasingly becoming disharmonious with social and environmental realities. Realizing financial industry gaps, MOSTADAM, in response, was initiated by Arab African International Bank (AAIB) in cooperation with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and […]

“Big 12 cocoa and chocolate players pledge to end deforestation in cocoa” – Confectionery News – March 17, 2017

On March 17, 2017 ConfectioneryNews reported that the 12 member companies of the World Cocoa Federation (WCF) issued a joint statement of intent to end deforestation and forest degradation. The companies are Barry Callebaut, Blommer Chocolate Company, Cargill, Cemoi, Econ, Ferrero, The Hershey Company, Mars Incorporated, Mondelez International, Nestle, Olam and Touton. “Speaking to ConfectioneryNews, […]