Thursday, June 24, 2021

Optiven Champions for Climate Action


Optiven
Go Green Awards is calling on all people taking care of he environment to join the newly launched nominations that will be conducted online on www.gogreen.com.

Nominations which are expected to take a time of 60 days will cut across 6 essential Sustainable Development Goals (SGD's) which will encompass Farmers, engineers, green building architects, policy markets, Government, City planners, Entrepreneurs, Students amongst others. 

George Wachiuri CEO, Optiven

George Wachiuri, the chair and Trustee for Optiven Foundation say that as Optiven they have been championing for climate action for a long time they now want to encourage all people across Africa to join hands in helping achieve the SDG's on Clean Water and Sanitation; Affordable and Clean Energy; Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure, Sustainable Cities and Communities, Climate Action, Life Below Water, Life on Land, amongst others. 

According to Mr Wachiuri the foundation is targeting 2 to 10 million people for the nominations. 

He says there will be 25 categories and 2 runners up slots which will be contested after a thorough vetting by judges from Wangari Mathai Foundation, higher learning institutions and the United Nations. 

To symbolically support the go green initiative Optiven foundation for over 2 years been working on building a hill and planting trees which has turned out to be a lushly green environment in Kitengela. 

To mark the Go green launch the go green officials have planted a tree at the top of the hill and raised a flag to show the perpetuation of the go green efforts.

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