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Suppliers benefit from Woolworths partnership deal
Suppliers benefit from Woolworths partnership deal

A partnership between Woolworths, the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the National Business Initiative (NBI) will result in the retailer's suppliers receiving free energy advice and assessments.

1 Oct 2014 09:54

Solutions from The Better Living Challenge on show from October
Solutions from The Better Living Challenge on show from October

The Better Living Challenge was a design competition calling for green and affordable products, systems and services to improve the homes of people living in low-income communities...

29 Sep 2014 10:11

Hobie Beach fish farm spawns shark fears
Hobie Beach fish farm spawns shark fears

A six-kilometre floating fish farm anchored off Port Elizabeth's popular Hobie Beach is set to go ahead despite an outcry that it will be a magnet for sharks and pose a massive threat to eco-tourism, marine life and investment in Nelson Mandela Bay.

26 Sep 2014 11:02

Worsening climate change could affect the economy
Worsening climate change could affect the economy

The devastating effects of climate change are already being felt across the planet, including in Africa. The 2011 drought-induced famine in the Horn of Africa affected more than 10 million people and claimed 257,000 lives.

By Richard Munang and Jessica Andrews 26 Sep 2014 10:30

Loeries 2014: Unilever leads the shift from the African opportunity to the African challenge
Loeries 2014: Unilever leads the shift from the African opportunity to the African challenge

Unilever believes that creativity is the key to making sustainable living commonplace - its vision not only for itself as a company, but SA and the African continent as a whole...

By Jessica Taylor 22 Sep 2014 10:35

Climate change: the South African scenario
Climate change: the South African scenario

On Tuesday, 23 September, more than 120 world leaders will meet in New York to announce how they each intend to tackle climate change.

By Sindy Peters 18 Sep 2014 11:49

SA listings on 2014 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices
SA listings on 2014 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

The Dow Jones Sustainability Index has released the names of the South African companies that will be included on this year's Dow Jones Sustainability Emerging Markets on 22 September 2014.

17 Sep 2014 10:17

Energy-efficient buildings generate higher income
Energy-efficient buildings generate higher income

A new collaboration between IPD South Africa and the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) proves that energy-efficient buildings offer higher returns for their owners.

17 Sep 2014 08:17

Continental develops more energy efficient tyres
Continental develops more energy efficient tyres

Experts from a wide variety of fields at Continental Tyre are working closely together in the research and development, testing and production sectors to make the tyre of the future even more energy efficient.

17 Sep 2014 08:01

Economy reduces plastics recycling in 2013, call for more source sorting
Economy reduces plastics recycling in 2013, call for more source sorting

Plastics SA has just released the nation's latest plastic recycling results for the year 2013 - 280,000 tons of plastic (20.0% of all plastics manufactured in South Africa) were diverted from landfill and recycled during 2013.

15 Sep 2014 11:39

Industrial refrigeration merger adds to energy solutions
Industrial refrigeration merger adds to energy solutions

Energy Partners has announced the merger of its industrial refrigeration division with local industrial refrigeration specialists, RG Moolenschot and Associates (RGMA).

11 Sep 2014 10:10

PnP achieves reduction in carbon emissions target
PnP achieves reduction in carbon emissions target

Having achieved its target on reducing carbon emissions a year ahead of schedule, Pick n Pay is now focusing on reducing emissions further, through greater in-store energy efficiency and other means.

26 Aug 2014 10:10

Cavendish campaign focuses on green initiatives
Cavendish campaign focuses on green initiatives

The Cavendish Square in Cape Town has recently been awarded the 2013 City of Cape Town, SAPOA & ESKOM Energy Efficiency Forum Award in the single building category, for its progressive initiatives in creating an energy efficient, sustainable shopping centre.

18 Aug 2014 09:17

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle - old furniture
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle - old furniture

As part of the Reduce, Reuse and Recycle pattern of protecting the environment, consumers should consider buying second-hand furniture. This reduces the carbon footprint of the manufacture of new furniture.

6 Aug 2014 11:00

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