Unbox the festive season
Unbox the festive season

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.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 days ago

BizTrendsLIVE! January 2019 speaker line up
BizTrendsLIVE! January 2019 speaker line up

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.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 3 days ago

Hot 91.9FM Christmas Wish
Hot 91.9FM Christmas Wish

The Hot 91.9FM Christmas Wish will launch on Mansfield in the Morning from 10-21 December.

Issued by Hot 91.9FM 3 days ago

CSR as a PR strategy for enhancing business-community relations
CSR as a PR strategy for enhancing business-community relations

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.

By Leago Monareng 3 days ago

Coca-Cola pledges $38m towards recycling initiatives in Africa
Coca-Cola pledges $38m towards recycling initiatives in Africa

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

Did fear-mongering help Cape Town avert Day Zero?
Did fear-mongering help Cape Town avert Day Zero?

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 reveals link between scandals and stocks
India's #MeToo movement reveals link between scandals and stocks

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.

By Mark Galasiewski 5 Dec 2018

12 African social enterprises awarded funding from Google
12 African social enterprises awarded funding from Google

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

More sea cliffs collapse at West Coast mine
More sea cliffs collapse at West Coast mine

The coastal sea cliff overlooking West Coast beaches being mined by an Australian-owned company has collapsed in four more places. This follows the catastrophic 2015 collapse directly in front of the mine's processing infrastructure.

By John Yeld 4 Dec 2018

How Sears helped make women, immigrants and people of colour feel more like Americans
How Sears helped make women, immigrants and people of colour feel more like Americans

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.

By Einav Rabinovitch-Fox 3 Dec 2018

Garyn Rapson, partner at Webber Wentzel
Some take outs on carbon tax

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.

By Garyn Rapson 3 Dec 2018

Karoshoek Solar One
Karoshoek Solar One comes on line

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

#FairnessFirst: Pledging for workplace transformation and productivity
#FairnessFirst: Pledging for workplace transformation and productivity

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.

By Leigh Andrews 3 Dec 2018