Africa

Certified Training Course – Introduction to Sustainable Finance – Mostadam – Cairo, Egypt – November 5-8, 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 Egyptian Corporate Responsibility […]

“JSE launch Green Bond Segment” – ESI Africa – October 26, 2017

On October 26, 2017 ESI Africa reported that the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) launched the Green Bond Segment.  It quoted Donna Nemer, Director of Capital Markets at the JSE, as follows: “Issuing a green bond can help companies to strengthen their credentials as sustainable and responsible organisations.  At the same time green bonds allow investors […]