Recycling company Mr. Green Africa receives a Certified B Corporation

AFRICA – Mr. Green Africa, a plastic recycling company that is backed by Dutch family-backed impact investor DOB Equity, has become the first waste management and recycling company in Africa to be a Certified B Corporation. The B-Corp certification establishes Mr. Green Africa as a pioneer in the recycling sector and has also enabled it to start measuring its social and environmental impact. It will also gain access to a community of like-minded companies, who are all working towards improving that impact. As a B-Corp, Mr. Green Africa’s end goal…

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Lafarge Egypt launches cement with lower CO2 footprint and recycled content

EGYPT – Lafarge Egypt, a cement maker and a member of LafargeHolcim Group, has unveiled EcoLabel cement, a new product comply with the company’s green criteria, the first in Egypt. Solomon Baumgartner Aviles, CEO and Chairperson of Lafarge Egypt, said at a press that the new products comply with the company’s green criteria, including having a lower CO2 footprint and recycled content. “Our Hydrocem Plus EcoLabel and Hydrocem EcoLabel represent the industry’s broadest range of green cement for high-performing, sustainable and circular construction,” Aviles said. “With the rollout of this…

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