THE WHAT? Unilever-owned Sunlight has partnered with energy services platform Bboxx in a bit to up the availability of clean energy in Kenya, bringing green power to some one million people over the next three years, according to a report published by Edie.
THE DETAILS Homes and businesses will be able to register to consult specialists and get connected to the network. The emphasis will be on rural areas where some 40 percent of the population have yet to access electricity.
THE WHY? Unilever East Africa Home Care Director, Henry Muchauraya told Edie, “In line with Unilever’s purpose, to make sustainable living commonplace, our Sunlight brand is on a proud mission in partnership with Bboxx to not only help the community access clean power through our vast distribution networks but also ensure that they experience the value of its many products under the Sunlight Masterbrand.”