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US maritime business students learn from SA

The 19 top-performing students from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy visited Nelson Mandela Bay recently as part of a South African tour to explore the cultural complexity of the global maritime industry...

17 Jan 2018

Millions of SA children benefit from BIC Buy a pen, Donate a pen programme

Since 2011, BIC has supplied 7.3-million South African underprivileged children via its Buy a Pen, Donate a Pen programme with the relevant stationery tools to fulfil their basic educational needs...

3 Jan 2018

CiTi, BCX launch R100m future skills development project

Forming a strategic partnership, the Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative (CiTi) and BCX aim to equip previously disadvantaged, unemployed youth with critical technology skills...

2 Jan 2018

Henley Business School UK Executive MBA students collaborate with CT NGOs

As part of a work experience programme, a total of 400 students from the Henley Business School UK MBA programme have donated around 80 hours of their time (32,000 man hours) to close on 70 Cape-based NGOs over the past decade...

29 Dec 2017

FedEx donates $90,000 to Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation

FedEx has donated $90,000 (more than R1.2m) to the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation (OWLAF), marking its third year of support...

27 Dec 2017

Modern science lab for Fairvale Secondary School

Following extensive renovations by Engen, Fairvale Secondary School in Durban will welcome in 2018 with a modern, fully furnished science lab...

21 Dec 2017

TLC Marketing Worldwide gives some TLC to the Diepsloot Community Loving and Care Centre

TLC Marketing Worldwide has finally fulfilled its dream of making over the Diepsloot Community Loving and Care Centre in order to improve the learning environment of the young children at the Early Childhood Centre Development (ECD)...

Issued by TLC Marketing Worldwide 13 Dec 2017

Nivea and Thanda partner to create fairytale ECD classrooms

Global skincare company Nivea is offering hope for children in a rural community in KwaZulu-Natal. It has partnered with Thanda, a community-based organisation, to bring an innovative ECD programme to children in this rural community...

Issued by Nivea 13 Dec 2017

New breed of leaders wanted throughout Africa to harness impact investment

The hunt for professionals who can successfully lead and grow companies with a dual mandate of economic and social returns is on throughout Africa...

13 Dec 2017

Aldo supports education access through limited edition Mx. sneaker drop

Global footwear and accessories retailer Aldo has joined forces with international advocacy organisation, Global Citizen, to support equal access to education...

12 Dec 2017

Trialogue provides free resources on Shared Value portal

Corporate social investment (CSI) consultancy Trialogue has shared an extensive range of material on its free online portal, known as the Trialogue Knowledge Hub...

Issued by Trialogue 12 Dec 2017

Spreading the good cheer: Udumo is more than design

Udumo Group aims for prosperity in its most profound sense: the uplifting empowerment of those who need and deserve it most. Udumo gives the gift of dignified lives...

Issued by Udumo Group 11 Dec 2017

Afrika Tikkun launches #AdventureFundraising campaign

Open to anyone with an adventure or goal they'd like to kick-start, the Afrika Tikkun #AdventureFundraising campaign is off to a daring start...

11 Dec 2017

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International

EU sets 2030 target for recyclable plastic packaging

The European Union unveiled plans on Tuesday, 16 January, for all plastic packaging in Europe to be recyclable by 2030 and to phase out single-use plastic like coffee cups to fight pollution.

2 days ago

Chinese solar boom sparks global renewables boon: study

A Chinese boom in solar panel installation last year helped drive global investment in renewable clean energy technology to record levels, a new study showed Tuesday, 16 January.

2 days ago

Untrustworthy memories make it hard to shop ethically

Imagine a shopper, Sarah, who is concerned about child labour and knows about groups like the Fair Wear Foundation that certify which brands sell ethically produced clothing. Hours after learning that fashion giant H&M reportedly sells clothing made by children in risky workplaces in Burma, she goes shopping. Completely forgetting about what she just heard, she buys an H&M dress.

By Rebecca Walker Reczek, Daniel Zane and Julie Irwin 16 Jan 2018

#FairnessFirst: Amplifying the female voice

The first work week of 2018 for many was one where we heard the global female voice loud and clear on social media, with 'celebration emojis' for everything from Iceland's equal pay law to #HereWeAre, #TimesUp and #Oprah2020.

By Leigh Andrews 15 Jan 2018

Rio brings in state law cracking down on sexist ads

RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil's Rio de Janeiro state on Wednesday brought in a law cracking down on ads deemed to be sexist, threatening violators with hefty fines.

12 Jan 2018

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