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Ackermans receives recognition for SWATT project

Ackermans has won an accolade for its energy-saving project at this year's African Utility Week Industry Awards...

26 May 2015 06:43

Michael Back receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Michael Back of the Backsberg Estate is the recipient of the prestigious Drinks Business UK, Lifetime Achievement Award for 2015...

22 May 2015 11:05

[Food for Thought] There are plenty of fish in the sea. Or are there?

The scary fact is that 80% of species are currently overexploited or fished out, but fish remains the most sought-after commodity in recent years. So how do we manage this resource to keep it sustainable?

By Nicci Botha 22 May 2015 07:48

[Food for Thought] Feeding the nation

Food shortages and exorbitant taxes on bread was the spark that fuelled the French Revolution and brought down a monarchy. At a fundamental level, food security today is still as important for the well-being of a nation. The difference is it isn't just about providing food to the population...

By Nicci Botha 21 May 2015 07:00

SMEs go green according to latest survey

Early findings of the SME Survey 2015 indicate the greening of the SME sector is surging ahead. The complete survey results are due out mid-year...

20 May 2015 13:15

Journey of Water aims to highlight threat to water security

A group of influential young South Africans will be participating in a four-day Journey of Water in KwaZulu-Natal to highlight the threats to South Africa's water security...

11 May 2015 07:08

Can the fresh produce markets survive?

In the 1940s, there were about 135 fresh produce markets scattered around South Africa. Almost every dorp had a market...

By Mike Cordes 30 Apr 2015 09:30

Food wastage prevention still a priority

There is a call for radical change in the food processing industry to avert global food wastage, to increase 'food productivity' and provide amplified nutritional quotients to feed the world...

By Roy Henderson 24 Apr 2015 15:28

[TrendTalk] How to be a sustainable brand

Brands that invest in sustainability programmes ensure their own sustainability. It is as simple as that...

By Louise Marsland 17 Apr 2015 14:39

Woolies/Pharrell Williams partnership - Who's with us?

In a first-of its-kind partnership for the South African retailer, Woolworths has announced a strategic collaboration with Pharrell Williams...

10 Apr 2015 08:22

WWF supports Integrated Production of Wine scheme

WWF South Africa has announced that it will be moving away from its Biodiversity and Wine Initiative (BWI) label to embrace the industry-wide Integrated Production of Wine (IPW) scheme's Sustainable Wines South Africa seal as the standard in environmental good practice...

1 Apr 2015 07:20

Pilot Crushtec introduces Rompi Bottlebreaker

Pilot Crushtec International has added an innovative dimension to the recycling of glass with the introduction of the diminutive Rompi Bottlebreaker...

1 Apr 2015 07:14

How the energy crisis impacts on food security in SA

In 2008, scores of South Africans responded in angry disbelief to calls to switch off their lights for an hour in WWF's annual Earth Hour campaign...

By Tatjana von Bormann 11 Mar 2015 07:00

Engen forecourt shows sun is fun

Engen Petroleum, South Africa's leading fuel company has signalled its commitment to sustainable energy sources with a pilot solar power installation at the Engen All Africa Convenience Centre, Alexandra in Gauteng...

23 Feb 2015 11:25

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