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At a business level, companies have an important role to play in mitigating global warming and in ensuring a just global transition to net-zero emissions.

An equitable and just transition to net-zero emissions will require concerted efforts of all societal layers, that is, individuals, civil society, the private and public sectors.

And although Africa generates less than 4% of the world’s carbon footprint and bears very little blame for climate change, it already suffers the brunt of the damage with floods, famine, droughts and plagues.

Africa can increase energy access, create jobs and keep carbon emission low. A recent analysis has shown that job creation and gross value addition are dramatically stronger when a low carbon investment pathway is taken.

The eCommerce segment has seen a marked increase in some markets and the current economic uncertainty has led to consumers being unwilling to shop and spend on non-essentials.

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every sector of society across the globe, with everyone impacted from an economic, health and social perspective

Now in its fourth year, the Absa Africa Financial Markets Index has become a benchmark for policy-makers to gauge countries' performance across a range of indicators important for financial market development

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every sector of society across the globe, with everyone impacted from an economic, health and social perspective

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every sector of society across the globe, with everyone impacted from an economic, health and social perspective