Sustainable Inclusive Business – KEPSA Clean-Up Exercise to Accelerate Waste Separation at Source in Mombasa

Mombasa, 17th July 2021: The Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) Foundation, through Sustainable Inclusive Business (SIB-K), in collaboration with Mombasa County Government today conducted a clean-up exercise in Tudor Ward, aimed at creating awareness on separation of waste at source for proper waste management from the household level. The exercise brought together various stakeholders from […]

KEPSA, Mombasa County, French Embassy, partner towards a Blue Economy and Environment Conservation

8th JULY, 2021. The Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) Foundation through Sustainable Inclusive Business Kenya (SIB-K); has deepened its partnership with the French Embassy to launch the second phase of the COAST Project, christened, Creating Opportunities and Alleviating Poverty Through Sustainable Trade II (COAST II). The 6-months long COAST II project, supported by the French […]

PRIVATE SECTOR PARTNERS WITH GOVERNMENT AND UNITED NATIONS TO LAUNCH THE KENYA SDG DECADE OF ACTION AND RECOVERY

Nairobi, Kenya, 30 June 2021. The Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA), The State Department for Planning, and The National Treasury have partnered with the United Nations, led by the United Nations Resident Coordinator (UNCR), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP); to host the “Accelerating the Private Sector Decade of Action, Delivery, and Recovery Through Sustainable Development […]

Kenya is in Transition to a Circular Economy: KEPSA Report Shows

PRESS RELEASE 27th May 2021, Nairobi: Sustainable Inclusive Business, the knowledge center under the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) Foundation, in partnership with TheRockGroup, a sustainable consultancy firm, has published an industry report on Kenya’s efforts to transition to a more sustainable and circular economy. It was launched at the Africa Business Week by the […]

SIB-K Partners with TNO Research Towards a Circular E-waste Infrastructure for Kenya

Kenya has seen a significant increase in the consumption of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE). Unfortunately, many EEE eventually ends up as waste since proper end-of-life processing infrastructure is lacking. To address this challenge, TNO and Sustainable Inclusive Business Kenya (SIB) are, together with CTCN and Kenyan representatives, developing  an action plan for a future-proof e-waste management system, focusing on large household appliances. Electronic Waste […]

WWF-Kenya, SIB-KEPSA partner to spark dialogue on environmental sustainability

(L-R): Vimal Shah, KEPSA Foundation Trustee & Chairman BIDCO Africa; Karin Boomsma, Sustainable Inclusive Business Director; Isaac Awuondo, Board Chair WWF-Kenya & Chairman NCBA Kenya; Arnolda Shiundu, Kenya Breweries Head of Sustainability & Community Engagement; Julius “Juliani” Owino, Kenyan HipHop Artist & Entrepreneur. The Sustainable Inclusive Business (SIB-K); the knowledge Centre at the Kenya Private [...]

KEPSA Trains Over 100 Youth to Create Sustainable Businesses from Waste

22nd October, 2020, Mombasa: The Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) Foundation through Sustainable Inclusive Business (SIB-K); has successfully trained over 100 youth in Tudor informal settlement, Mombasa County on the waste to value concept. The training was part of the COAST Project (Creating Opportunities and Alleviating Poverty Through Sustainable Trade) launched in July; which aims [...]

Sustainable Inclusive Business Partners with KAM to Develop & Launch Kenya’s First Business Model Plan for a Producer Responsibility Organization

Wednesday 14th October 2020…The Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MoEF) and Sustainable Inclusive Business under the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) Foundation, has officially launched the Business Plan Model for a Producer Responsibility Organization (PRO), the first of its kind in the country. This is part [...]

Kenya to accelerate the adoption of circular economy

Monday 21st September 2020… Members of the private sector were challenged during the Circular Economy Conference hosted by Sustainable Inclusive Business to champion and accelerate efforts towards a circular economy by evaluating investment opportunities with a view of maximizing limited resources in the country, while the government is encouraged to develop a solid legal framework [...]

Kenya has made tremendous efforts in ending plastic pollution; which must be protected

Over the past 3 days, a report published by The New York Times has created buzz about an industry group representing the world’s largest fossil fuel companies and chemical makers allegedly set to spell doom into Kenya’s continuing efforts to end plastic pollution. The Director of Sustainable Inclusive Business (KEPSA Foundation), Karin Boomsma, says that [...]