Egypt

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 […]

“IKEA is releasing a version of its iconic shopping bag made from potato chip wrappers” – Quartz – June 13, 2017

On June 13, 2017 Quartz reported that IKEA will begin selling a new version of its Frakta shopping bag made from discarded plastic materials. According to the article, (t)his latest incarnation of the iconic IKEA workhorse bag is the work of Mariam Hazem and Hend Riad, founders of Reform Studio, a design practice that produces furniture and woven textiles […]