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Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
Brussels considers extending the Taxonomy Regulation to include social objectives like human rights. The implications – and complications – are huge...
Mauritius
ENSafrica
As of 15 April 2021, the single use plastic ban in force in Mauritius is extended to non-biodegradable single use plastic products forming an integral part of the packaging of another product...
ENSafrica
Mauritius may be experiencing its first major oil spill and a potential ecological catastrophe following the running aground of the MV Wakashio on 25 July 2020.
Nigeria
AELEX
It is a common practice in Nigeria, especially in Lagos, for developers of residential estates to compel purchasers in the completed estate, by virtue of their purchase...
South Africa
ENSafrica
"Sustainability" is used as the foundation for motivating positive change in aged industries and inspiring the establishment of new ones
Smit & Van Wyk
Officially formed in 1992, a key SADC policy is the promotion of sustainable and equitable economic growth, and socio-economic development.
Andersen
Andersen in South Africa's Safety Health and Environmental team recently hosted an online Coffee Chat with key clients and stakeholders in the mining sector to discuss, amongst others, recent amendments to the ...
ENSafrica
The Minister of the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment ("DFFE") recently published a notice inviting consultation on her intention to publish a National Guideline for...
ENSafrica
Ugandan lawmakers' decision to pass the National Climate Change Bill to cut greenhouse gas emissions has been welcomed by climate change activists.
ENSafrica
The race to achieve net zero emissions has played a significant role in pushing forward the fight against climate change.
ENSafrica
The green financing market is gaining traction in South Africa, says law firm ENSafrica natural resources and environment senior associate Mihlali Sitefane.
ENSafrica
The adoption of environmental, social and governance ("ESG") criteria is on the rise, unlocking capital for ESG compliant projects.
ENSafrica
Current events have been kicking-up the dust on a number of pressing issues in our world and perhaps, it is about time.
Uganda
ENSafrica
Ugandan lawmakers' decision to pass the National Climate Change Bill to cut greenhouse gas emissions has been welcomed by climate change activists.
ENSafrica
During the 2019 Wetlands Day Celebrations, President Museveni, in a speech delivered by the Prime Minister, cautioned Ugandans against degrading wetlands and forests and called for protection ...
United Arab Emirates
Fichte & Co
UAE Federal Law No. 166/2020, issued on 10th November 2020, has approved the joining of the International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage 2001
Uzbekistan
GRATA International
On December 2, 2020 the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan has approved the Law "On amendments to certain legislative acts of the Republic of Uzbekistan in connection with the adoption...
GRATA International
The Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan "On further improvement of economic mechanisms for protecting the natural environment in the territory...
GRATA International
According to the Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan "On Environmental Audit" No.ZRU-678 dated March 15, 2021, the position of an environmental auditor has been introduced...
ENSafrica
The Tokyo Olympic Games have been dubbed the greenest Games to date. Despite some criticism levelled against the claims of their eco-friendly nature, it is notable that the Tokyo Olympics Organising...
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