ZuriPlanet’s Executive Achieves Accreditation as Africa’s First Carbon Literacy Trainer

Zuriplanet's Executive Director achieves accreditation as Africa's first Carbon Literacy Trainer

Nairobi, Kenya, October 2023.

ZuriPlanet Africa LTD proudly announces that its Executive Director, Mr. Michael B. Esilaba, has become the first individual in Africa to be accredited as a Carbon Literacy Trainer and certified Carbon Literate. This prestigious accreditation is awarded by the UN-recognized Carbon Literacy Project, marking a significant milestone in Africa’s journey towards environmental sustainability and climate change education.

Mr. Esilaba’s accreditation is not just a professional achievement, but a testament to his personal dedication, expertise, and leadership in climate literacy. He embodies ZuriPlanet’s commitment to pioneering sustainable practices and educating individuals, communities, and organizations on reducing their carbon footprints.

Mr. Esilaba’s achievement as Africa’s first accredited Carbon Literacy Trainer is a testament to his dedication and expertise in climate literacy. His commitment to empowering individuals, communities, and organizations with the knowledge and tools they need to combat climate change and build a sustainable future is in perfect alignment with ZuriPlanet’s mission and values.

Mr. Esilaba holds an MBA from the University of Leicester, UK, and has nearly ten years of experience as a lecturer at a prominent business school in Kenya. Additionally, he teaches at a leading top-tier hospitality college in Nairobi, Kenya.

His most recent role was as a Management Board Member and Director of Marketing at a Pan-African, Christian University based in Nairobi, Kenya but affiliated with Olivet Nazarene University of the United States of America. Mr. Esilaba has also held various senior positions in different organizations.

He has experience working as a marketing practitioner, community trainer, and teacher. Mr. Esilaba brings a wealth of knowledge and strategic insight to his role at ZuriPlanet Africa LTD due to his combination of industry and academic experience. His dedication to community training is reflected in his leadership of Carbon Literacy training for underprivileged communities. Furthermore, he offers sustainability and carbon management consulting services through ZuriPlanet.

Mr. Esilaba is listed as a Carbon Literacy trainer on the Carbon Literacy Project’s training directory, which can be found on their website. ZuriPlanet Africa LTD is known for its extensive climate literacy and environmental consultancy services, and remains at the forefront of sustainability education. With Mr. Esilaba’s accreditation, ZuriPlanet further strengthens its position as a leader in African climate education, providing a wide range of services to meet the diverse needs of their clients.

About ZuriPlanet Africa LTD

ZuriPlanet Africa LTD provides training services, including the first accredited Carbon Literacy course in Africa, to empower individuals, communities, and organizations to combat climate change and promote sustainability. Our expert trainers offer both theoretical knowledge and practical skills for a transformative learning experience. Additionally, we offer consultancy services in sustainability and carbon management.

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