Kenyan lenders take front seat in green growth

Co-op bank was honoured for solely financing the iconic Two Rivers Mall to a tune of about Sh8 billion ($80 million) resulting in impressive economic, social and environmental development. FILE PHOTO | NMG
Co-op bank was honoured for solely financing the iconic Two Rivers Mall to a tune of about Sh8 billion ($80 million) resulting in impressive economic, social and environmental development. FILE PHOTO | NMG 

Global pre-occupation with climate change is a rather recent phenomenon especially in developing countries. Concern for the habitat, clean or green energy, sustainable development and related issues were for many decades a preserve of hard-core environmentalists and activists operating on the fringe of the economy and society that they were derisively referred to as “tree-huggers”.

Today, all that is water under the bridge, with the quest for a clean environment and…


Source – Business Daily

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