Eskom's refusal to sign PPAs with renewable energy suppliers flies in the face of the National Development Plan framework....
9 Nov 2016
When social entrepreneur, Ross Beerman, and some friends first advocated life insurance for people with HIV, he raised more than a few eyebrows...
31 Oct 2016
We interview Mike Nicholls, director of Technical Services at Interwaste to find out their take on current waste management practices and legislation in South Africa...
Sindy Peters 28 Oct 2016
It's often said that a defining quality of successful tech startups is that they're not afraid of failure. Because the more you try...
Lauren Hartzenberg 28 Oct 2016
A Greenpeace report shows Woolworths is still making the greatest progress in its renewable energy commitment, while Shoprite is bottom of the heap...
28 Oct 2016
Ford Motor Company's 2015-16 Sustainability Report highlights its continued focus on the human impact of doing business...
27 Oct 2016
Nigeria-based green entrepreneur Achenyo Idachaba is helping change the story in the riverine community of Bayeku in Ikorodu, Lagos by turning an invasive water plant that chokes Nigeria's waterways into a source of income...
Sindy Peters 24 Oct 2016
Families living near Malawi's mining operations face serious problems with water, food, and housing, and are left in the dark about health and other risks...
24 Oct 2016
More people want to be part of the change they'd like to see in the world. For that purpose, four of the world's most credible and ubiquitous eco and social labels have joined forces in a unique South African campaign...
20 Oct 2016
All cities, big and small, can and must help build the sustainable, resilient food systems of the future...
18 Oct 2016
When it comes to growing your business, people are everything, be they staff, customers, or the community surrounding your brand...
Glenda Mansfield 18 Oct 2016
Sustainability Month means an increase in companies proudly stating their corporate social responsibility and CSI initiative success. But beware of tooting your company's 'good and green' trumpet if you're not quite there yet...
Leigh Andrews 13 Oct 2016
President and CEO of AGT Foods, Murad Al-Katib, was picked from 59 individuals representing 49 countries and named EY World Entrepreneur of the Year 2017. He was chosen not only for his success in building a business empire focused on providing vegetable protein to the developing world, but also for helping to feed refugees.
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While large agricultural harvests in some regions of the world are booming for global food supply, protracted fighting and unrest are increasing displaced and hungry people elsewhere. This according to the new FAO Crop Prospects and Food Situation report which shows that 37 countries - 28 of which are in Africa - require external assistance for food.
12 Jun 2017
There's no denying the creative industry needs a diversity shake-up across all aspects: gender, race, culture and age. Here, five of FCB's leaders from across the globe share their views on the fact that a truly diverse agency is what will be a truly clever agency - if not today, then tomorrow.
Leigh Andrews 1 Jun 2017
A highly contagious disease is spreading among farmed and wild tilapia, one of the world's most important fish species for human consumption. According to a special alert issued by FAO's Global Information and Early Warnings Systems, the outbreak should be treated with concern and countries importing tilapias should take appropriate risk management measures by intensifying diagnostics testing, enforcing health certificates, deploying quarantine measures and developing contingency plans.
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