New Carbon Tax Bill draft published for public comment
New Carbon Tax Bill draft published for public comment

Treasury on Thursday, 14 December, published the second draft of the Carbon Tax Bill for public comment and introduction in parliament.

By Linda Ensor 1 day ago

Polyester could slip on banana peel of green fashion
Polyester could slip on banana peel of green fashion

For decades after polyester's invention in the 1940s, there wasn't much exciting innovation in the fibres used in the world's textiles. Until now.

By Jackie May 1 day ago

TLC Marketing Worldwide gives some TLC to the Diepsloot Community Loving and Care Centre
TLC Marketing Worldwide gives some TLC to the Diepsloot Community Loving and Care Centre

TLC Marketing Worldwide has finally fulfilled its dream of making over the Diepsloot Community Loving and Care Centre in order to improve the learning environment of the young children at the Early Childhood Centre Development (ECD). In partnership with JAM South Africa, employees from as far as Italy and Portugal, together with the Johannesburg team worked on the make over the Diepsloot Community Loving and Care Centre.

Issued by TLC Marketing Worldwide 2 days ago

Own space on the biggest multi-industry B2B news site in Africa?
Own space on the biggest multi-industry B2B news site in Africa?

Location, location, location - a real estate term used to describe the benefits of a property investment is as relevant in the online media space.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 days ago

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Off-grid power goes mainstream for financing

Since a large portion of Africa's population lives in remote areas, receiving power from the grid could still be decades away, so off-grid energy solutions have the potential to provide much of these marginalised rural population with access to affordable electricity.

2 days ago

Digitata Insights partners Sunlight on water saving awareness campaign
Digitata Insights partners Sunlight on water saving awareness campaign

Digitata Insights and Sunlight have together embarked on a water saving awareness campaign with the aim of delivering 120,000 litres of potable water to the drought stricken Western Cape.

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Investors turn against fossil fuels at Paris climate summit

Major investors vowed Tuesday, 12 December, to move away from Earth-warming fossil fuels as world leaders met in Paris seeking to unlock new cash to save humanity from climate "doom".

3 days ago

Draft Water Amendment By-law open for public comment
Draft Water Amendment By-law open for public comment

Members of the public have been called to comment on the draft Water Amendment By-law which, it is hoped, will further enhance Cape Town's ability to become a more water-sensitive and resilient city in the future.

3 days ago

Aldo supports education access through limited edition Mx. sneaker drop
Aldo supports education access through limited edition Mx. sneaker drop

Global footwear and accessories retailer Aldo has joined forces with international advocacy organisation, Global Citizen, to support equal access to education. The 'Give Back, Move Forward' campaign is geared towards supporting the movement to help 264 million children gain access to education worldwide. As part of the campaign, 20% of the net proceeds from the sale of Aldo's genderless sneaker, Aldo Mx., will help children in the world's poorest countries get the education they deserve.

3 days ago

#SiemensAirDrop: Travellers from Joburg to Cape Town encouraged to exchange baggage allowance for water
#SiemensAirDrop: Travellers from Joburg to Cape Town encouraged to exchange baggage allowance for water

Cape Town is suffering one of the worst droughts in more than a century with dam levels around 35% and Day Zero predicted for late April 2018. This festive season Gautengers will descend on a drought-ravaged Mother City, putting more strain on water supply. On Friday, 15 December, they will be encouraged to exchange five kilos of their on-flight baggage allowance for five litres of water in a social experiment to help raise awareness about the need to use water extremely sparingly in the Cape.*

12 Dec 2017

Jaguar Land Rover, Red Cross celebrate 64-year partnership with 'Mapathon'
Jaguar Land Rover, Red Cross celebrate 64-year partnership with 'Mapathon'

150 Jaguar Land Rover employees recently participated in the company's first 'Mapathon' event, plotting roads, rivers and buildings across a sprawling area in the Kurigram District of Bangladesh using satellite imagery. The event took place on 5 December, coinciding with International Volunteer Day and celebratesd a 64-year partnership between Jaguar Land Rover and the Red Cross.

11 Dec 2017

It's time to recognise how harmful high-rise living can be for residents
It's time to recognise how harmful high-rise living can be for residents

The fire at Grenfell Tower has catapulted high-rise social housing into the public consciousness, in a way not seen since the 1960s. Back then, high-rise tower blocks represented a new vision of social progress. They were greeted with hope and optimism by housing officials, architects and town planners across the UK. But now, the mood has turned to one of bitterness, anger and fear. Over the years, most of these so-called "villages in the sky" have become concrete containers for society's poorest and neediest people.

By Royce Turner and Andrea Wigfield 11 Dec 2017

Afrika Tikkun launches #AdventureFundraising campaign
Afrika Tikkun launches #AdventureFundraising campaign

Open to anyone with an adventure or goal they'd like to kick-start, the Afrika Tikkun #AdventureFundraising campaign is off to a daring start. Anyone can get involved by setting their goal and getting their friends and community to support them, all while raising money towards the important work Afrika Tikkun does in supporting young people in becoming economically empowered.

11 Dec 2017