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“The environment is where we all meet; where we all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share.” – Lady Bird Johnson

Suppose you are involved in any business activity that requires using natural resources such as water, land, or minerals. In that case, it is essential to have a NEMA (National Environmental Management Authority) license.

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Here are a few reasons why you should obtain a NEMA license:

1. Compliance with environmental regulations: The Kenyan government has implemented strict environmental regulations to protect the country’s natural resources and ensure sustainable development. Obtaining a NEMA license demonstrates your commitment to complying with these regulations and conducting your business operations in an environmentally responsible manner.

2. Legal requirement: Operating without a NEMA license violates the law. Failure to obtain the necessary licenses can result in severe penalties, including fines, closure of business operations, or even imprisonment. By obtaining a NEMA license, you stay on the right side of the law and avoid these potential consequences.

A group of people standing around a plant Description automatically generated 3. Environmental conservation: The NEMA license process involves an assessment of your business activities’ potential environmental impact. This assessment ensures that your business does not contribute to environmental degradation or harm ecosystems. By obtaining a NEMA license, you show your commitment to conserving the environment and protecting Kenya’s natural resources for future generations.

4. Enhanced business reputation: Operating with a NEMA license demonstrates your commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship. This commitment can enhance your business reputation and increase confidence among your customers, suppliers, and business partners. Many stakeholders prefer to work with companies that have a proven track record of responsible environmental practices.

5. Access to financing and partnerships: Some financial institutions and investors require businesses to have a NEMA license before providing funding or entering partnerships. By securing a NEMA license, you open opportunities to access financing options and secure partnerships that can help grow your business.

6. Competitive advantage: Having a NEMA license can give you a competitive edge over businesses that do not have the necessary environmental permits. Many customers are becoming increasingly conscious of the environmental impact of the products and services they consume. By showing that your business is environmentally responsible, you are likely to attract environmentally conscious customers and gain a competitive advantage in the market.

In conclusion, by engaging with Green Kenya Investment Corporation you benefit from free green building advisory services, flexible payment terms, and free project documentaries. Invest in a NEMA license today and contribute to a greener and more sustainable Kenya.

By: Esther Akinyi

Green Kenya Investment Corporation

The Greenhouse, Ngong Road, 4th Floor Suite 23.

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