Things are moving. The crowdfunding industry has evolved and diversified considerably over the past decade. With this short report, we would like to give you a look behind the scenes and current discussions around crowdfunding and sustainable finance.
The ECN, established in 2013, promotes active association and collaboration between European crowdfunding platforms. As such, ECN aims to harmonise the legal framework for crowdfunding across the EU, promote alternative forms of financing as a driver of innovation and advocate for greater transparency in the industry.
South Africa has a waste challenge with around half of our general solid waste ending up on landfill sites and litter and pollution damaging the well-being of our rivers and oceans. As the country marks the annual Clean-up and Recycle focus this week, the Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries is celebrating Cabinet’s approval of an updated National Waste Management Strategy (NWMS).