Intelligent CXO Issue 16 - Page 10


Boeing releases 2022 Sustainability Report

Boeing has released its annual Sustainability Report , which further defines the company ’ s sustainability goals and includes key metrics to measure progress of core enterprise priorities . This includes employee safety and well-being ; global aerospace safety ; diversity , equity and inclusion ; sustainable operations ; innovation and clean technologies and community engagement .

In addition , the report highlights the company ’ s 2021 sustainability achievements , its sustainable vision for
the future of flight and Environmental , Social and Governance ( ESG ) efforts in alignment with global sustainability standards . The report further defines sustainability goals , adds key metrics to transparently measure progress .
“ We are honoured to release our second sustainability report that builds on Boeing ’ s family of reports already released this year and shares how our collective ESG efforts are contributing to our business and world ,” said Chris Raymond , Chief Sustainability Officer , Boeing . “ The report is an important step in demonstrating our ambition to communicate transparently with all of our stakeholders , and in holding ourselves accountable as we protect , connect and explore our world – safely and sustainably .”

Former Mastercard VP joins Klasha as new chief commercial officer

Klasha – a San Francisco and Lagos-based technology company transforming cross-border African commerce – has announced the appointment of Nile Younis as chief commercial officer .

Younis will be based in Dubai , UAE and joins Klasha after a successful 10-year career at Mastercard , where he created leading go-to-market strategies across the MEA region for real-time and multi-rail payments interoperability .
Most recently , Younis was the P & L business owner responsible for building and establishing digital payment ecosystems at national levels for Mastercard in MEA . In the last five years , Younis and his team successfully digitised large cash flows across multiple sectors .
Younis has over 20 years of global experience in solution sales , product management and business development , which focuses on e / m-commerce alongside cyber and Card-Not-Present fraud solutions . The appointment follows Klasha ’ s recent announcement of a US $ 4.5 million seed funding round backed by Amex Ventures – its first investment in an African-focused start-up – and Global Ventures , a leading MEA-focused venture capital firm .
“ We are pleased to announce the appointment of Nile Younis as chief commercial officer at Klasha ,” said Jess Anuna , Founder and CEO of Klasha . “ Younis ’ global experience , most recently at Mastercard , will build the commercial infrastructure needed for more international businesses to tap into the African market via Klasha and provide a seamless cross-border experience for African consumers . His wealth of experience will add immediate upstream and downstream value to Klasha as we bullishly scale the business this year .” x
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