We are elated to introduce Dr. Joyce Cacho, a newly appointed independent board member, and incoming board chair of Sistema.bio. Joyce is an experienced, non-executive/independent board director and change catalyst. She currently serves as an Independent Board Director of Sunrise Banks, N.A., a regulated bank with Fintech partnerships and a member of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV).
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65km from Nairobi, in a small village called Mang’u, on a beautiful farm; we meet Wambui. Tall, graceful, confident, with a sprinkle of lovely dimples; a woman with a big heart. Right from the entrance of her family farm, we are met with a young girl, a teetering toddler in tow. You see, 15 years ago, Wambui and her sister
Alex Eaton CEO & CO-founder It is no longer adequate to think about the environment as something to protect from people, as there are no long places on our planet that are not directly impacted by our actions. As climate change, plastics pollution and species-loss illustrate, human activity writ large is one of the most impactful forces that contribute
Enter the Cheges. A little shy, very charming, and very smiley; that’s Joslyn for you, the family’s matriarch. Thomas, her husband, radiates authority and bravado; but there’s a tenderness there that only Josylyn brings out. Away from the hustle and bustle of the big city, on the outskirts of Thika town, this couple has found a second home; and new
Carbon Credits at Sistema.bio For the past two years the Sistema.bio team has been working on carbon credit registration for our hubs in Kenya, India and Mexico. Here’s where we are now: Kenya: In 2021 we achieved Gold Standard certification for the carbon credits generated from our Kenyan operations and are selling these through an established reseller, South Pole. Mexico:
Miguel Granados LATAM Director “To create value from waste.” When you understand and live this phrase, it has a profound impact on your life. I have over 15 years working in social impact projects, generating energy savings that benefit families that rely on fossil fuels to be more productive and achieve an affordable lifestyle in their homes and businesses.
Cécile Pompeï Chief of Staff When recruiting, I like asking candidates what are the 3 things they need to have in order to perform best in the role. It gives me insight into their level of self-awareness and it helps me assess, to a certain extent, team & company fit. In summary, I must say I was at first
About 22% of all anthropogenic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are linked to agriculture. To curb global climate change, agriculture worldwide requires a significant reduction in energy consumption, chemical fertilizer use and inefficient waste management practices. Further, inefficient agricultural practices drive land use changes that are a major cause of GHG emissions and deforestation. Smallholder farmers grow approximately 80% of the
Over the past year, 60 Decibels’ qualified researchers have spoken to more than 600 Sistema.bio users in Kenya, India and Mexico to understand their adoption and satisfaction levels, how they are using the biodigesters and how much impact they have had on their farms and lives. The 60 Decibels team created comprehensive reports with key findings from each country, which
Hardly any impact can be achieved without support. At this moment in time, there are over 22,000 Sistema.bio digesters producing clean, renewable energy and organic fertilizer for small and medium farms around the world. And each one of those biodigesters is the direct result of the combined efforts of our sales agents, our technicians, our engineers, our distributors and, of