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 [...]

Tackling Youth Unemployment in Kenya through Sustainable Waste Management

Abdul Said Konde is a youth resident in Tudor informal settlement in Mombasa County. Like thousands of other young people across the country, he is not formally employed and the Covid-19 pandemic has made it even harder to access manual jobs. To him, there lies a gold mine in the waste around his community, one [...]

KEPSA launches a project in Mombasa, to alleviate poverty through sustainable trade

Through Sustainable Inclusive Business, KEPSA’s newly launched project aims to empower women & youth in Mombasa’s Tudor informal settlement; by creating opportunities to generate income through sustainable trade Today, the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) Foundation through Sustainable Inclusive Business; has launched an innovative and comprehensive project that will support youth and women in Mombasa [...]

Plastic Free Day: How Can Kenyan Businesses Take Responsibility for Plastic Waste?

Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) & Sustainable Inclusive Business (KEPSA), to Develop a Business Model for a Producer Responsibility Organization (PRO) For decades now, the world has almost entirely depended on a linear economy that focuses on taking, making, using and disposing of finite resources. This cradle to grave model is fixed on an industrial [...]

Sustainable Inclusive Business, KEPSA Launch a Trend Report on the Single-Use Plastics Ban

The SUP ban in Kenya, which takes effect of 5th June, is a logical next step in reducing the amount of unsustainably disposed plastics, according to the Trend Report. The Sustainable Inclusive Business (SIB-Kenya) in partnership with the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) on 4th June 2020 launched the Single Use Plastic (SUP) Ban Trend [...]

Workshop on Single Use Plastics

 SAVE THE DATE #NO SINGLE-USE PLASTIC IN TOURISM/TRAVEL/HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY Welcome for a workshop on  #nosingleuseplastics Have you heard about the ban on Single-Use Plastic in Protected and coastal areas in Kenya coming into place on 5th June 2020? Are you prepared? Join us for this informative, progressive and fun gathering workshop to set the pace […]