Africa

“Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire announce joint action plans to end deforestation in cocoa sector” – Confectionery News – March 4, 2019

On March 4, 2019 Confectionery News reported that “(t)the world’s leading chocolate and cocoa companies have backed plans released today by the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) to end deforestation and restore forest areas in the top cocoa-producing countries of Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana. The three-tiered plans by governments of Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana focus on […]

“Companies Listed On Rwandan Bourse Receive ‘Smart’ Reporting Tools” – KT Press – February 26, 2019

On February 26, 2019 KT Press reported that “Rwanda’s Capital Market Authority (CMA), International Finance Corporation (IFC) in partnership with the United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchange, on Tuesday advanced an effort to improve integrated reporting and disclosure practices and strengthen environmental, social, and governance (ESG) disclosure and reporting requirements for listed companies. The new smart […]