Leshan Waithira

Yunus Environment Hub attended UN Negotiations on Global Plastic Treaty

Yunus Environment Hub attended the first meeting of the International Negotiating Committee on developing a legally binding plastic treaty, that took place in Punta del Este, Uruguay, from 28 November to 2 December 2022 as an observer.   During the meeting the objectives, scope and details were discussed and a multistakeholder forum was held with governments, …

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A Global Plastic Treaty – Is there a solution for the plastic waste crisis?

Statement from Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Prof. Muhammad Yunus, Chairman of Yunus Environment Hub  The case for carbon neutrality is well established. There are debates on its strategy, speed, and assigning the relative weight of responsibility, but not on the absolute need for it.  The core idea behind this concept is that companies have to …

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GrowUp 2022 Demo Day: Sustainable Food Systems in East Africa – Highlights

The GrowUp Program, organized by Yunus Environment Hub, presented the Demo Day of the 2nd cohort, which took place on July 13, 2022. About GrowUp Our GrowUp Incubator is a unique program that focuses on supporting and advancing innovative business solutions that have the potential to address current environmental and social issues in East Africa. …

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