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Independence of environmental consultant under the spotlight
Independence of environmental consultant under the spotlight

Questions have been raised again about the independence and objectivity of Adriaan du Toit, the environmental consultant who compiled the report on which basis a West Coast prospecting application was recently granted...

By John Yeld 5 hours ago

CSIR contributes to landmark climate report
CSIR contributes to landmark climate report

With humans and plants heavily reliant on the depleting water sources, a team of international scientists has put its heads together...

8 hours ago

Goedgedacht popup classroom

The Goedgedacht Trust is an organisation that builds schools in impoverished areas throughout Africa - opening the door to success through learning...

Issued by Bittersuite 46 minutes ago

AECOM Trust prioritises women empowerment with 3 more bursary recipients

AECOM is providing financial assistance to young women in previously disadvantaged communities, awarding bursaries through its Educational Trust...

2 hours ago

#FairnessFirst: Not-so-secretly supporting Pride Month with Russia's #thehiddenflag

The Fifa World Cup settled the global gaze on Russia for the past few weeks. While July 2018 has been a time of football celebration, it's also Pride Month. So while 'gay propaganda' is still banned in Russia, that doesn't mean there's been a lack of rainbow support - where there's will, there's a way...

By Leigh Andrews 8 hours ago

Enter the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

South African engineers and those from other sub-Saharan countries are invited to enter the fifth edition of the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation...

4 hours ago

Unaccounted water costs must be included in IRP

A new report from the Life After Coal campaign calls for these costs to our water resources to be accounted for in the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) - South Africa's plan for the future electricity system...

4 hours ago

What can other cities learn about water shortages from 'Day Zero'?

Cape Town was set to run dry on April 12, 2018, leaving its 3.7 million residents without tap water...

By Lucy Rodina and Kieran M. Findlater 3 days ago

What we can learn from China's fight against environmental ruin

A good news story about China's environment is something you don't hear every day...

By Brett Bryan and Lei Gao 3 days ago

Groundswell hosts inaugural workshop for 'enviropreneurs'

The Groundswell business acceleration programme held its inaugural workshop recently at the Riversands Incubation Hub in Johannesburg...

12 Jul 2018

Here's how to encourage more girls to pursue science and math careers

Women remain underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM...

By Jilana Boston and Andrei Cimpian 12 Jul 2018

When is #MeToo coming to my workplace? 8 things you can do now

As a sociologist who studies feminist activism, I often get asked when and how the #MeToo movement is going to trickle down...

By Judith Taylor 12 Jul 2018

#Mandela100: 100 volunteering opportunities across SA

Volunteering platform Forgood.co.za has compiled a comprehensive list of 100 volunteering opportunities for Mandela Day...

11 Jul 2018

#BehindtheSelfie with... Philippa Dods

This week we go behind the selfie with Philippa Dods. She's full-time marketing coordinator at Meltwater IMA (India, Middle East and Africa) and a core member at Future Females after office-hours...

By Leigh Andrews 11 Jul 2018

Of sightings and flightings at Loeries 2018

Having just landed from bringing our readers the finest edit of South African-specific and breaking news, exclusive interviews and overviews from the recent Cannes Lions Festival, we're prepped and ready to do it all over again...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 11 Jul 2018

People in mining-dependent countries fare better in SDGs

In the last two decades, people's quality of life has improved faster in countries where mining plays a big part in the economy, than those who don't...

11 Jul 2018

7.5 billion and counting: How many humans can the Earth support?

Humans are the most populous large mammal on Earth today, and probably in all of geological history...

By Andrew D. Hwang 11 Jul 2018

ACSA helps disadvantaged airport communities take flight

ACSA, looking to drive social upliftment within the poverty nodes surrounding its nine airports, has invested heavily in supporting disadvantaged individuals from these communities...

By Sindy Peters 10 Jul 2018

Want to maximise CSI and B-BBEE spend? Consult the community

When it comes to corporate social investment (CSI), socio-economic development (SED) or broad-based black economic empowerment (B-BBEE), businesses need to dig deeper...

By Janine Espin 10 Jul 2018

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