Sustainability is an integral part of Corobrik's corporate culture which goes far beyond its mission to supply durable clay bricks and pavers of the finest quality to the southern African construction industry. The company is committed to playing its part in slowing the pace of climate change embracing the three pillars of sustainable development but with special emphasis on environmental issues and reducing the environmental impacts of the business.
12 Dec 2013 06:36
In response to a documentary called 'Meet the Sloths', an eight part series based on The Sloth Sanctuary in Costa Rica, the National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) has warned that sloths are not suitable to be kept as a domestic pets.
10 Dec 2013 08:48
The current situation relating to the illegal killing and conservation of rhinos in South Africa and to debate and seek possible solutions to the rhino poaching challenges was the topic of discussion when the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Water and Environmental Affairs recently met at Skukuza in the Kruger National Park.
10 Dec 2013 07:13
Mpact Recycling has requested consumers to put aside recyclable paper and packaging, especially during the festive season, rather than dispose of it with the rest of their household waste.
10 Dec 2013 08:21
The National Business Initiative (NBI) has announced the launch of the Private Sector Energy Efficiency (PSEE) project, aimed at encouraging all South African businesses to understand their impact on the environment and to participate in energy efficient initiatives.
10 Dec 2013 07:24
Environmental scientist Julie Stacey says the reason why business struggles to implement sustainability practices is that they are generally using the wrong criteria to judge their own success.
5 Dec 2013 13:39
Canned hunting was unknown to me up until a few months ago, and I'm guilty of being ignorant of the fact that this is happening under my very own nose, but from the moment I discovered the truth, I haven't been able to stop thinking or talking about it.
By Angie White 3 Dec 2013 09:18
South Africa can be proud of its accomplishments in the area of plastics recycling, which is one of the key building blocks of a green economy. South Africa is clearly leading the rest of Africa in this regard, and is not lagging far behind its European counterparts with its impressive recycling figures and innovative solutions developed for recycling and waste recovery.
2 Dec 2013 11:12
Six African nations made it through a global competition run by the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) to provide dedicated funding to engage the private sector in effective climate solutions.
2 Dec 2013 11:30
The Ichikowitz Family Foundation in association with Paramount, a leading African aerospace and defence group, has donated a GAZELLE helicopter to South African National Parks (SANParks) that will bolster their current fleet involved in anti-poaching. The Foundation has previously donated a Seeker MKII Surveillance aeroplane, which has been operating in the Kruger National Park (KNP) since December last year.
2 Dec 2013 06:52
Bear Grylls has announced the launch of his first Bear Grylls Survival Academy in Africa, offering a rare chance for a lucky few outdoor enthusiasts across the globe to learn his extreme survival techniques.
11 Dec 2013 10:21
The Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa (WESSA) and GroundTruth, a specialist consulting company with a particular focus on environmental issues surrounding water and water resources, have jointly received a RCE Recognition Award for an outstanding flagship project on behalf of the KwaZulu-Natal Regional Centre of Expertise (RCE).
10 Dec 2013 07:32
Tax incentives are being introduced for businesses that can show measurable energy savings, the energy department has announced.
9 Dec 2013 12:39
South African National Parks (SANParks) has joined the world in mourning the death of Nelson Mandela. The CEO Dr David Mabunda passed on his condolences on behalf of SANParks.
6 Dec 2013 13:21
GABORONE: Africa could lose 20% of its elephant population in a decade if current poaching levels are not slowed, animal conservation groups warned.
4 Dec 2013 10:08
Lieutenant Tumelo Ntwagae faces the daily threat of coming face to face with men armed with high calibre rifles, machine guns, axes and deadly, sharp knives.
3 Dec 2013 09:37
Indications are that the braai might be a rarity these Christmas holidays because of a shortage of red meat.
2 Dec 2013 10:04
The Green Building Council of Southern Africa (GBCSA) has launched a new PILOT Socio-Economic Category (SEC) for Green Star SA rating tools in Gauteng, which will recognise the socio-economic achievements of green building projects.
2 Dec 2013 11:37
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