Festive goodwill is part and parcel of the holiday season! Here at Biz we're wrapping up our year with promotional goodies as a small way of thanking you for your amazing presence on the site in 2018. The last newsletter this year will be sent on 18 December 2018 and will resume again on 7 January 2019, but the website will be updated with daily news, job ads and events throughout the festive season.
Bizcommunity.com 2 days ago
Bizcommunity invites you to join us as four 'Afro-futurists', all published authors, all experienced global keynote speakers and trend consultants, impart their knowledge in one intensive morning session that will set the course into 2020 and beyond.
Bizcommunity.com 3 days ago
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has evolved over the past few years as more and more organisations take a larger role in actively participating in social and community projects. The BBBEE scorecard has also made provision for organisations to score points to enhance their ability to do business with various entities, such as government, by being "good" corporate citizens.
Leago Monareng 3 days ago
Coca-Cola Africa has committed to investing $38million (more than half a billion rand) over three years to stimulate recycling industries across Southern and Eastern Africa, and also announced its new PET bottle made entirely out of previously used plastic.
3 days ago
According to the findings of a study by researchers from Stellenbosch University (SU) and the University of Cape Town (UCT), threats about Day Zero when taps would run dry had a far greater impact on Capetonians' water usage than water restrictions.
5 Dec 2018
India's #MeToo movement sent Sotheby's top India executive packing on 24 November, adding his name to a growing list of high-profile male journalists, actors, corporate executives and politicians accused of sexual misconduct. The country's nascent anti-harassment movement is a fitting example of the link between scandals and bear markets.
Mark Galasiewski 5 Dec 2018
Twelve non-profits and social enterprises from Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa, were each awarded a share of $2m in grant funding from Google in the first Google Impact Challenge Africa.
4 Dec 2018
Sears did more than pioneer the mail-order catalogue over a century ago. The iconic retailer helped make America a more inclusive place at a time when Jim Crow was rampant and women couldn't even vote.
Einav Rabinovitch-Fox 3 Dec 2018
After more than eight years in the making, South Africa's carbon tax law is expected to take effect on 1 June 2019. The law aims to give effect to South Africa's objectives and commitments to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions under the National Climate Change Response Policy and the Paris Agreement, respectively.
Garyn Rapson 3 Dec 2018
Another 100MW of solar power was added to the grid, as the Karoshoek Solar One project went live in Upington, Northern Cape. This project falls under the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) which mobilises private capital and expertise to provide renewable energy to Eskom.
3 Dec 2018
We spend the bulk of our waking hours in the office, so why not do what we can to make that time more productive? Here's how SA companies are working for better work-life balance and pledging to transform for the better.
Leigh Andrews 3 Dec 2018