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UN Press Release for Patrick E. Ngowi – 1 of 10 SDG Pioneers, Class of 2016.
July 21, 2016
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  NEW YORK, 23 June 2016 – The UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2016 in New York, Patrick Ngowi, founder of Helvetic Group and the Light for Life Foundation, was announced as one of ten 2016 Local SDG Pioneers. Mr. Ngowi was recognized for his efforts that align with Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 7 on […]
Business World
Corporate Sustainability in Tanzania
March 13, 2016
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Corporate sustainability starts with a company’s value system and a principled approach to doing business. This means operating in ways that, at a minimum, meet fundamental responsibilities in the areas of human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption – GCNT   UN Global Compact in Tanzania January 19th 2016, Tanzania’s Vice President, Samia Suluhu Hassan officiated […]
Business World
UN launches Global Compact Network in Tanzania
February 1, 2016
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The United Nations in Tanzania launched a new initiative aimed at generating sustainable businesses in the country. Worldwide, the UN Global Compact consists of more than 12,000 members in 162 countries, and is the world’s largest network for responsible business practices. (Vice President of the United Republic of Tanzania, Samia Suluhu Hassan and Chairman of United […]
Business Energy
Why the United Nations Global Compact is important for Business Leaders?
November 14, 2015
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  With the upcoming launch of the United Nations Global Compact in Tanzania, it is important that business leaders take a hard look at their businesses and how they affect humanity and environment; this applies at both the local and global context. Multinationals have a big role to play, this is much so, given the […]
Business Philanthropy
Philanthropy’s strategic partnerships can end Africa aid dependence
November 1, 2015
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Earlier this week, the Global Philanthropy Forum‘s affiliate African Philanthropy Forum invited me as one of it’s panelists, this through our humble work with Light for Life Foundation. The forum was held on the 26th and 27th of October, 2015 in Kigali, Rwanda. The atmosphere was warm and one of a giving nature. We were […]
Energy Life World
How renewable energy can save a generation?
October 7, 2015
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Can renewable energy save the world? The fuels we currently use for power generation are not sustainable, but what can replace them? Coal emits the most carbon and is the most urgent problem. Natural gas is expensive and still has too much carbon to be a long-term solution. Nuclear power is unpopular. So surely renewable […]
Business Energy
The East African Situation
September 28, 2015
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Most African countries have abundant renewable energy resources, including solar energy, wind power, geothermal energy and biomass, as well as the ability to manufacture the relatively labour-intensive systems that harness these.
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An African Entrepreneur's Philanthropic Journey
September 16, 2015
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I started business at a very early age as an African entrepreneur. During this time I have had to overcome many different challenges; some of which I still face today.