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Responsible Business Sustainability

The Smart Way Circular Economy Companies Are Reducing Waste In The Food Industry

The circular economy is the idea of keeping materials in use for as long as possible in order to eliminate...
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Doing Good

Corporate Volunteers Can Help Achieve the SDGs

ApaNa Magazine Issue 2 April 2020 COMPANIES, NONPROFITS AND VOLUNTEERS CAN HELP ATTAIN THE SDGS THROUGH VOLUNTEERING PROGRAMMES Recognising the...
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Sustainability

Investing in the SDGs From Rhetoric to Reality

https://youtu.be/XL3jEzRHEEs World leaders have made ambitious commitments to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Yet, securing enough resources remains a...
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Doing Good Sustainability

What is the World Food Programme, and what does it do?

ROME (Reuters) - The United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP), which won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its...
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Responsible Business Sustainability

Retailers Are Important Players in Reducing Food Waste

If we want to reduce food waste, we need consumer-led solutions — which can be sparked by retailers. Brands, manufacturers...
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Environment Responsible Business

A Bright Energy Future Beckons Many Developing Nations

Africa is a vast and diverse continent with great untapped economic potential, yet extreme poverty continues to blight the lives...
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Environment Sustainability

Creating A Circular Economy For Toys

Solutions to design out waste and pollution
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Innovative Initiatives Responsible Business

Your Creative SME And Innovative Tech Solutions – On Our International Stage

Imagine a new, sustainable way of cooling the world’s data centres that not only reduces waste heat but transforms it...
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Environment Sustainability

Is Plastics Recycling A Lie?

Is plastics recycling a lie? That’s the question at the heart of a new investigation into whether Americans have been...
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Environment Sustainability

CANARI Ready to Support Caribbean Governments Strengthen Environmental Governance

Port of Spain, September 22, 2020 – September 26, 2020 marks the end of the official period for signatures on...
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IN FOCUS

UN World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize

The United Nations' World Food Programme won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its efforts to fight hunger in regions of conflict and hardship around the globe. From air-dropping food in South Sudan to creating an emergency delivery service...

What is the World Food Programme, and What Does it Do?

The WFP began as an experiment to see if the United Nations system could deliver food aid. Its first disaster relief operation was to help after an earthquake hit in Iran in 1962. It gained permanent status in...

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Your Creative SME And Innovative Tech Solutions – On Our International Stage

It would take 500 years to spend as much on preparedness as the world is currently losing due to COVID-19. The world cannot afford this cycle of panic and neglect. s as the world is currently losing due to COVID-19. COVID-19 has taken advantage of a world in disorder...

VIDEO - UN JOINT SDG FUND

Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley provides an overview of her country’s current situation as it relates to the sustainable development goals and highlights her country’s future plans and opportunities for investment in the blue economy and digital sector among others.

SUSTAINABILITY

For Latest International Development News in the Caribbean and Beyond

Event

UN-ITU Digital World 2020 SME Awards Ceremony
7 December 2020

ITU SME Awards for SMEs or startups with an innovative ICT-based solution with social impact in one of four categories:
Connectivity
Smart Cities/Smart Living,
E-health
Digital Finance.


ApaNa is a proud partner of the ITU Digital World 2020 SME Awards

MAGAZINE

Latest Issue

Issue #3

Interview with Susan Mahon

Susan Mahon, Trustee and President of Coral Reef Restoration Alliance (CORALL), a Barbadian nonprofit organisation, believes that raising awareness and getting people involved and, the work that CORALL is doing will help save and restore the reefs of Barbados in time. She points out some successes to date. Mahon is an Environmental Scientist and Sustainability Consultant and the former Academic and Managing Director of Bellairs Research Institute of McGill University and, former Managing Director for Harrisons Cave in Barbados...

Doing Good

Corporate Donations to Fight COVID-19

Sustainability

Gardening for Health/Garden-in-a-Sack

Business

Technology is Disrupting the Future of Work

Plus

Protect YOur Business in the Digital Era

Interviews

REGIONAL ORGANISATIONS

OECS Moving Ahead on Green Principles and the SDGs

Interview with Dr. Didacus Jules, Director-General, OECS

Nicole Leotaud, Executive Director, CANARI

Supporting the Blue-Green Economy in the Caribbean

Interview with Nicole Leotaud, Executive Director, CANARI

NONPROFIT ORGANISATIONS

RISE (St.Lucia) Inc

Interview with Dr. Stephen King, Founder & Director, RISE (St.Lucia) Inc

VCTT: Connecting Volunteers with Causes

Interview with Giselle Mendez, Founder, Volunteer Center of Trinidad & Tobago

Junior Achievement Biztown Jamaica

Interview with Alphie Aiken-Mullings, President, Junior Achievement Jamaica

Articles

Joanne C. Hillhouse

Finding My Cause Through a Love of Reading and a Passion for Writing

Jean-Claude Counand

Social Enterprise Rescuing Food for A Cause

Redcot

The Plastic & Styrofoam Legislative Ban in the Caribbean

ApaNa

Towards a Circular Economy: Beyond Recycling

Michele-Lauren Hackshaw

The Recyclable Cup: A Sustainable Solution for Women and Environment

Candice Ramikissoon

Empowering Civil Society to Achieve SDGS

ApaNa

Learning from Nature to Build Resilience in Business

Kirk Elliott

Helping A Community Strive for Sustainability

ApaNa

Small-craft Chocolate Makers Change Caribbean Cocoa Industry

ApaNa

Human Choices Will Drive More Outbreaks

ApaNa

Aligning Marketing Strategy with Social Causes

Redcot

SDGs: Are they Realizable in the Caribbean?

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