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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

GBCSA launches new tool to encourage reduced environmental impact of interior projects

The Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) has launched its new Green Star SA Interiors tool...

20 Feb 2015 08:15

The packaging problem

It's pretty difficult to read my pieces and not notice that I'm an activist at heart... I was born a rebel without a cause actually, and have simply found causes to champion along the way...

By Chemory Gunko 12 Feb 2015 07:06

Climate threat to our food

New research shows that maize crop yields could decline by up to 20% as a result of climate change, hitting South Africa's poor rural communities hard...

6 Feb 2015 11:28

Ocean Basket to give more detailed product information

Early last year Ocean Basket publicly announced its commitment to sustainable and responsible fishing...

4 Feb 2015 07:29

SA ready for trading of carbon offsets

Promethium Carbon recently demonstrated the market readiness for the trading of carbon offsets in South Africa on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE)...

2 Feb 2015 07:55

'Sustainable self-expression' at Swordfern

Swordfern, a quirky little beauty salon run by quirky beauties, situated on the infamous Harrington Street, is already, at only a little over a year old, making a name for itself as a one-stop shop for hair and beauty treatments for those a little more alternative.

By Ruth Cooper 29 Jan 2015 12:06

Less is more: Ackermans saves watts and wins first prize

Retail giant Ackermans won first prize in the Commercial Award category at the 2014 Eskom eta Awards, which recognise industrial and commercial companies that demonstrate innovative and energy-efficient solutions...

Issued by Ackermans 21 Jan 2015 12:54

Sustainable future: Eco-friendly retail stores

Climate change has propelled us to move towards a greener and more sustainable future. It has created an environment that makes it possible to be green and still run a profitable business...

By Stephen Sandmann 29 Dec 2014 12:10

UN awards Unilever for sustainable and water neutral investment

The Investment Promotion Award has been presented by the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) on behalf of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development to Unilever...

22 Dec 2014 12:04

WWF-SA releases report on marine protected areas

WWF South Africa's latest marine assessment has indicated that the country's 24 marine protected areas (MPAs) are critical for the health of future fish stock...

19 Dec 2014 10:41

Sun International committed to serve green listed seafood

Serving only green listed seafood sourced from sustainable suppliers as approved by the Southern African Sustainable Seafood Initiative (SASSI) by 2017 - that is the commitment by all Sun International owned restaurants...

15 Dec 2014 06:41

Cowspiracy - ignoring the 'cow' in the room

The jury may still be out on the long-term health benefits of the Banting diet, but what isn't up for debate is the destructive repercussions of the mass consumption of meat, fish and dairy on the environment...

By Ruth Cooper 8 Dec 2014 10:22

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 115: Greenpop Zambia Festival of Action and Kilowatt AV

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Misha Teasdale and Lauren O'Donnell from Greenpop, and Kilowatt AV CEO, Dillon Jearey...

27 Nov 2014 15:05

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