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  • Perkins+Will transforms 1920s Greater Accra Regional Hospital into modern facility
    Designed by international firm Perkins+Will, the Greater Accra Regional Hospital is the result of the transformation of a small, simple hospital dating from the 1920s into a modern, expandable facility. Originally a wood-frame building with 191 beds, the facility now stands on five levels with nearly 600 beds and more than 12 operating theatres to meet the country's growing need for quality healthcare.
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    Boosting brand purpose by solving value-action gaps in Africa

    How do corporations best articulate and act upon their brand purpose, as the interface between corporations and society? By solving the value-action gap, writes Kantar's Adeola Tejumola...

    By Adeola Tejumola, Issued by Kantar 25 Mar 2021

    Danone's CEO has been ousted for being progressive - blame society not activist shareholders

    Danone's chief executive and chairman, Emmanuel Faber, is to step down after activist shareholders called for his removal...

    By Arturo Bris 23 Mar 2021

    SA venture to benefit from new Mondelez impact investing platform

    Inmed Aquaponics Social Enterprise is among the first to receive capital through Mondelez International's new impact investing platform Sustainable Futures...

    25 Feb 2021

    What is sustainability accounting? What does ESG mean? We have answers

    Sustainability is a hot topic today due to increasing awareness of climate change and inequality, among other pressing issues...

    By Leanne Keddie 3 Feb 2021

    Africa can finance its development but needs a paradigm shift

    Africa faces its worst economic recession in 25 years, largely due to the Covid-19 pandemic...

    By Matilda Moyo 22 Dec 2020

    Greater investment needed in Africa to meet UN SDGs 2030 deadline - new report

    Standard Chartered conducted a survey earlier this year among a panel of the world's top 300 investment firms with total assets under management (AUM) of more than $50tn...

    18 Nov 2020

    Time for Africa to stop managing poverty and start managing development

    Cristina Duarte of the Republic of Cabo Verde is the new special adviser on Africa to the UN secretary-general. A former minister of finance and planning in her country, she intends to bring to her role a renewed strategic narrative...

    13 Nov 2020

    Key trends set to influence social investments in Africa - report

    Pan-African network for social investors African Venture Philanthropy Alliance (AVPA) recently launched its inaugural report on the state of social investment financing in Africa...

    11 Nov 2020

    L'Oréal announces winners of Beauty Tech for Good Challenge

    The international competition recognises the most innovative startups supporting responsible, sustainable and inclusive beauty...

    14 Oct 2020

    Safeguarding our communities through the Covid-19 pandemic

    Financial leaders are at a tipping point. The choices they are making today will become the bedrock of the industry for years to come...

    By Olga Arara-Kimani 6 Jul 2020

    After Covid-19, Africa can build back better

    These are challenging times for Africa and the rest of our global village...

    By Amina J. Mohammed 28 May 2020

    Why Ford, Chanel and other companies pitch in during a crisis - without the government ordering them to

    Severe shortages of critical medical supplies have prompted governments to compel private companies to fill the gap...

    By Elham Mafi-Kreft and Steven Kreft 26 May 2020

    A resilient Africa will continue to rise above the Covid-19 crisis

    Let's not allow the very real challenges of the virus overshadow the progress Africa has made...

    By Pieter Bensch 25 May 2020

    Mami Wata donates online profits to grassroots surf businesses in Africa

    South African surf brand, Mami Wata, is donating 100% of the profits from sales on its online store to supporting grassroots African surf businesses impacted by Covid-19...

    24 Apr 2020



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