Access to clean water and reliable sewage system to become reality for urban residents

Access to water is paramount to the socio-economic development of any urban area. Though it is essential to the survival of human beings, millions of people in Kenya do not have access to either drinkable water or a functioning sewerage system, exposing millions of people to diseases. In the country, the inability of people to have access to clean and safe water has been exacerbated by various factors including droughts, deforestation, and destruction of catchment areas, and as the resource becomes worse, the disadvantaged in the society continue suffering. The WASH joint monitoring programme report (2019) by The World Health … Continue reading Access to clean water and reliable sewage system to become reality for urban residents

Etihad continues to progress sustainable initiatives to help cut carbon emissions

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has continued to progress its sustainability agenda, testing a range of initiatives during the wind-down and suspension of its scheduled passenger services in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.  Tony Douglas, Group Chief … Continue reading Etihad continues to progress sustainable initiatives to help cut carbon emissions

British Airways embarks on reducing single-use plastic on board

British Airways announced a new target to remove more than 700 tonnes of single-use plastic on board its flights in 2020, amounting to more than a quarter of a billion individual items of plastic and equivalent to more than 30,000 suitcases full of single-use plastic, even more than the number of bags customers check in with the … Continue reading British Airways embarks on reducing single-use plastic on board

Ryanair Continues To Promote Sustainability Voluntary Carbon Offset

Ryanair, Europe’s greenest major airline, announced that it will invite customers to double their voluntary carbon offset contribution from €1 to €2 from 1st April onwards. This modest increase forms part of Ryanair’s continuing sustainability campaign, which includes an investment worth … Continue reading Ryanair Continues To Promote Sustainability Voluntary Carbon Offset