Submission of single bids in public-private partnership (PPP) projects is becoming a reason for concern for project participants and particularly the contracting authorities.
In this podcast, we zoom in on the UAE market for sustainable goods, where increased consumer awareness and demand for sustainable products are creating new growth opportunities.
ESG is becoming an international investment requirement and a crucial step towards long-term sustainable development. In this podcast series, we talk with industry experts and stakeholders about key ESG trends that are shaping business in the Middle East and Africa. In this episode, we talk to Dean Alborough, who is the Head of ESG at…
The European Union Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) has implications for asset managers in the EU and beyond. The SFDR, directly and indirectly, affects the EU-Africa financial relationship.
Public pressure is mounting on businesses to protect human rights along their supply chains. Governments around the world began translating the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) into law. These developments impact human rights due diligence in African supply chains.
Mashora Group joins this year’s CC Forum Middle East as a Media Partner. This 3-day event takes place in the UAE between 31 March and 1 April 2021. The event will bring together major global investment funds, family offices, VC capital firms, HNWs, senior government officials, startups and well-known public figures to discuss ways of…
MENA companies need to move from traditional CSR reporting to sustainability reporting. This way, they can ensure that their disclosures encompass all aspects of ESG.
A range of reforms is needed to fill current PPP pipelines with projects that can provide social services and necessary infrastructure. This briefing puts forth six recommendations that help facilitate a broader implementation of PPPs in the MENA region.
By Judit Kuschnitzki The incorporation of Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) principles in public-private partnerships (PPPs) promises to unlock important green funding sources, while also contributing to countries’ sustainable development. The COVID-19 crisis has boosted governments’ interest in infrastructure projects, which can offer both short-term economic benefits, such as job creation, as well as longer-term…
Green-led economic activities, alongside accelerated technology adoption and greater private sector participation could promise a more sustainable recovery in MENA states. Adoption of ESG standards is a crucial step towards long-term sustainable development.