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Tracking a decade of trends in SA's CSI space

According to Trialogue director Cathy Duff, despite uncertainty and tougher trading conditions in almost every sector of the economy...

19 May 2017

Employees, customers empower CEOs to embrace sustainability

Businesses that contribute to socioeconomic development can dramatically outperform...

18 May 2017

#AUW2017: Water conservation - what's love got to do with it?

Justin Friedman, founder of For the Love of Water (FLOW), chaired and opened the keynote session on the second day of the 2017 African Utility Week...

By Sindy Peters 18 May 2017

#AUW2017: Innovative water management in Africa requires collaboration

Uganda's Minister of Water and Environment Sam Cheptoris kicked off proceedings in the Water track on the first day of this year's African Utility Week...

By Sindy Peters 17 May 2017

Fashionably conscious: Made in South Africa, it's not just a movement

A new generation of manufacturing is making local quality clothing. But can their success lead to a revival of ‘Made in South Africa'?

By Cyril Naicker 15 May 2017

Poorer countries do more for the conservation of large mammals

Scores of animal species across the globe, including tigers, lions and rhinos, are at risk of extinction due to threats posed by mankind...

By Peter Lindsey 15 May 2017

Ecotourism doyens champion water conservation at Mount Anderson Water Reserve

Michael and Norma Rattray, doyens of the South African ecotourism industry, are now focusing their energy into developing and managing Mount Anderson Water Reserve...

15 May 2017

Skateboards made from hemp

These unique skateboard decks are made of hemp natural fibres. Designed for cruising, these boards were built for the future...

By Bo Bushwinkel 12 May 2017

Open seminar series on Critical Conversations in Sustainability

‘Critical Conversations' is a series of transdisciplinary seminars in sustainability hosted by Regent Business School, The Mercury, and other private and public sector stakeholders. On Wednesday, 17 May, the series features Bobby Peek and Desmond D'Sa...

By Sandra Dunn, Issued by Regent Business School 10 May 2017

Fashionably conscious: Salon 58 and H&M collaborate on conscious collection

H&M and Salon 58 recently joined forces to launch the Conscious Exclusive Collection. This line only utilises recycled and sustainably created materials and aims to educate customers on their fashion footprint.

By Ruth Cooper 9 May 2017

Ten years after the crisis, what is happening to the world's bees?

Ten years ago, beekeepers in the United States raised the alarm that thousands of their hives were mysteriously empty of bees...

By Simon Klein and Andrew Barron 9 May 2017

iSimangaliso Wetland Park CEO scoops international award

CEO of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park Andrew Zaloumis was recently honoured by KfW Stiftung...

8 May 2017

Ruling against fracking a victory for KZN farmers

A Western Cape High Court judgement ruled against an application for exploration rights in Northern KZN. Fracking is considered to be one of the single biggest agricultural, socio-economic and environmental threats facing SA...

5 May 2017

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International

Introducing the Greenhouse In a Box

In recent years, global warming has lead to a rapidly changing climate in India, temperatures across the country have reached soaring highs, negatively affecting the crops of many farmers. In fact, farmer suicides in India reached over 8,000 in 2015 as a result of this. Now, a farming technology startup named Kheyti is hoping to remedy this with their Greenhouse in a Box (GIB).

16 May 2017

Ad awards prioritise humanity

Body language. Advertising in its simplest form is a brand's flirtation with a person. The way a brand makes a human feel will determine the relationship that follows between brand and consumer.

By Suhana Gordhan 11 May 2017

#OneShow2017: That South African One Show direct link

FCB Africa's creative director, Suhana Gordhan, shares exclusive insights into judging the One Show's direct marketing entries and how even this reflects the organisation's strong drive for better diversity across the industry.

By Leigh Andrews 5 May 2017

Ford evaluates viability of bamboo in vehicle interiors

Over the past several years, Ford has worked with suppliers to evaluate the viability of using bamboo in vehicle interiors and to make extra strong parts by combining it with plastic.

4 May 2017

#WTMA17: When Just a Drop can make everything count

During the World Travel Market of 1998, Fiona Jeffery OBE, founded and launched Just a Drop, an initiative to help raise awareness on the importance of access to safe and sanitised water.

By Robin Fredericks 3 May 2017

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