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Ramadan 2024: Islamic philanthropy surges to record high as UN delivers warning

Islamic philanthropy raised a record $46 million for 2 million displaced people in...

Battling green skill shortage in the quest for a sustainable economy

Growth in demand for green skills is outpacing the increase in supply -...

Nigeria to get WHO-recommended new malaria vaccine by Mid-2024

The World Health Organisation has recommended a new vaccine, R21/Matrix-M, for the prevention...

Google announces N75m equity-free fund for Nigerian SMBs

Google has announced the opening of applications for the Hustle Academy SMB Fund...
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Carbon Offset

An action or activity that balances the emission of carbon dioxide or other green gases into the atmosphere. "A carbon offset credit is a transferrable instrument certified...

Circular infrastructure

This is an infrastructure that contributes to circularity, e.g. collection and reverse logistics schemes, washing systems for reuse schemes, recycling infrastructure, etc. Infrastructure for...

Carbon Offset

An action or activity that balances the emission of carbon dioxide or other green gases into the atmosphere. "A carbon offset credit is a transferrable instrument certified by governments or independent certification bodies to represent an emission reduction of one metric tonne of CO2, or an equivalent amount of other GHGs" - Carbon Offset Guide A carbon offset is any activity that compensates the emission of carbon dioxide (CO2) or other greenhouse gases (measured in carbon dioxide equivalents ) by providing for an emission reduction elsewhere" - Britannica

Carbon Offset

An action or activity that balances the emission of carbon dioxide or other green gases into the atmosphere. "A carbon offset credit is a transferrable instrument certified...

Circular infrastructure

This is an infrastructure that contributes to circularity, e.g. collection and reverse logistics schemes, washing systems for reuse schemes, recycling infrastructure, etc. Infrastructure for...

Bio-benign (materials)

Materials that are harmless to natural systems in case it unintentionally escapes collection and recovery systems. - UNEP

Blue Economy

Blue Economy is the "sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth, improved livelihoods, and jobs while preserving the health of the oceanecosystem." -...

Ecological Conscience

Ecological conscience is the awareness of the human impact on the environment and other living organisms and the need for humans to adjust their...

Green Skills

Green skills are the knowledge, abilities, values and attitudes needed to live in, develop and support a sustainable and resource-efficient society.