Sindy Peters

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#WomensMonth: Women significantly under-represented in construction

Athi Myoli is the director of the Women in Construction Awards, an event that recognises excellence within the African construction, cement and concrete industry...

By Sindy Peters 23 Aug 2016

#WomensMonth: Acknowledge the glass ceiling, demonstrate how unnecessary it is

With over 13 years of property industry experience, Genevieve Naidoo began her career as a junior quantity surveyor...

By Sindy Peters 16 Aug 2016

#WomensMonth: Diversity in the workplace encourages innovation

With more than 10 years of experience in the built environment, associate director at Turner & Townsend Noluthando Molao has been involved in some of South Africa's more iconic projects...

By Sindy Peters 15 Aug 2016

#WomensMonth: Embracing and celebrating gender differences

Paula Barnard forms part of the leadership at the helm of World Vision South Africa...

By Sindy Peters 12 Aug 2016

#WomensMonth: Fostering social change through circus arts

Laurence Estève runs one of the first social circus schools in the world...

By Sindy Peters 11 Aug 2016

Reinventing agriculture using supercharged carbon recyclers

Sustainability crusader and CEO of Kiverdi Lisa Dyson plans to reinvent how we do agriculture...

By Sindy Peters 19 Jul 2016

#MandelaMonth: Show off your culinary skills, #Cook4Madiba

Literacy-focused NPO Help a Child Grow (HCG), in partnership with Maboneng-based JHB Culinary and Pastry School, will be hosting a cook-off on Saturday, 16 July, to mark Mandela Day...

By Sindy Peters 15 Jul 2016

#MandelaMonth: Forgood offers something for everyone this #MandelaDay

The countdown to Mandela Day has begun. If you're still not sure about how to make your 67 minutes count, forgood has curated some options for you...

By Sindy Peters 14 Jul 2016

YIC exposes learners to possibilities in construction space

Launched in 2008, the Youth in Construction (YIC) initiative exposes learners to the opportunities that exist in the construction and engineering space...

By Sindy Peters 12 Jul 2016

Social listening can impact your day-to-day business

On the lineup of the recent Nedbank Franchising Seminar, Melanie Malherbe of BrandsEye SA unpacked the power of social media and how franchisees can make the most out of this ever-evolving tool in business...

By Sindy Peters 11 Jul 2016

#YouthMonth: Chevron SA, Amy Biehl Foundation tackle youth unemployment

South Africa has the third highest unemployment rate in the world between the ages of 15 and 24...

By Sindy Peters 29 Jun 2016

#YouthMonth: 'The choice began with a needle and thread' - Zaid Philander

As Youth Month draws to a close, we interview activist and entrepreneur Zaid Philander on his social enterprise I Scream & Red...

By Sindy Peters 28 Jun 2016

#YouthMonth: Adriana Marais on moving to Mars

24 women and men, as part of the Mars One project, will soon be selected from the current shortlist of 100 candidates to begin training full-time for a one-way mission to Mars...

By Sindy Peters 28 Jun 2016

#YouthMonth: Africa's uniqueness lies within her natural resources - Eliot Chisango

It was during his internship with the P.E.A.C.E Foundation that Eliot Chisango's interest in recycling was piqued...

By Sindy Peters 22 Jun 2016

#YouthMonth: Meeting of the Minds celebrates Africa's entrepreneurs

Ndosi Strategies' first annual Meeting of the Minds: South Africa's Enterprising Next Generation event will take place on Saturday, 25 June at the Farm SoHo in New York City...

By Sindy Peters 21 Jun 2016

#YouthMonth: Water is everyone's business - Dean Muruven

Dean Muruven does important work in the environmental sector striving to ensure a water secure future for all South Africans...

By Sindy Peters 20 Jun 2016

PGP group looks to make further inroads into Africa

Pam Golding has a network of over 300 offices operating worldwide...

By Sindy Peters 8 Jun 2016

Reducing emissions, waste in the cruise line industry

The top environmental priorities for the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) include emissions reduction, improving efficiency, and waste management solutions...

By Sindy Peters 8 Jun 2016

Marrying luxury and sustainability at Blue Rock Village

The R14bn Blue Rock Village development will comprise 1000 luxury residential apartments built on 40 hectares of land...

By Sindy Peters 23 May 2016

Collaboration needed within the one economy - Joanne Yawitch

According to Joanne Yawitch, CEO of the National Business Initiative (NBI), the first step in the path to sustainable development is to acknowledge that there is only one economy...

By Sindy Peters 20 May 2016

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