Sindy Peters

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Location:South Africa


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#SustainabilityMonth: Turning an invasive plant into an eco-friendly opportunity

Nigeria-based green entrepreneur Achenyo Idachaba is helping change the story in the riverine community of Bayeku in Ikorodu, Lagos by turning an invasive water plant that chokes Nigeria's waterways into a source of income...

By Sindy Peters 3 days ago

#SustainabilityMonth: Unpacking Crystal Lagoons' sustainable technology

Multinational water tech and innovation company Crystal Lagoons entered the South African market earlier this year bringing with it technology patented in 160 countries...

By Sindy Peters 3 days ago

Why NGOs need to embrace digital now

From garnering greater support through transparency to building online credibility with funders...

By Sindy Peters 21 Oct 2016

#SustainabilityMonth: Green Worx uses enzyme technology to limit ecological footprint

Green Worx Cleaning Solutions recently became the first bio enzyme company in South Africa to be certified as compliant with the Certified Quality System ISO 14001 : 2015 standard...

By Sindy Peters 3 Oct 2016

JAM SA launches 'Real Amazing' campaign

Launched in 2005, JAM South Africa now supports more than 1,700 early childhood development (ECD) centres across seven provinces...

By Sindy Peters 20 Sep 2016

#InnovationMonth: Social-TV spotlights stories that inspire hope

Social-TV is an online media channel that showcases company CSI and sustainable development initiatives while highlighting charity organisations that need funding...

By Sindy Peters 20 Sep 2016

#InnovationMonth: SureGO! produces flexible walkway bridge

At the recently held Electra Mining Africa 2016 exhibition, local engineering solutions organisation SureGo! displayed a model of its flexible walkway bridge...

By Sindy Peters 19 Sep 2016

#InnovationMonth: Global Fishing Watch launched

Global Fishing Watch allows anyone with an internet connection to monitor fishing activity anywhere in the world's oceans...

By Sindy Peters 16 Sep 2016

#InnovationMonth: Begging-bowl tactic no longer optional for NPOs

South Africa is brimming with non-profit organisations seeking support for various noble causes...

By Sindy Peters 15 Sep 2016

#InnovationMonth: Flourishing in the new age of connection

Futurist, innovator and Autodesk's explorer in residence Jonathan Knowles recently addressed attendees at this year's Autodesk University Extension South Africa (AUx) event...

By Sindy Peters 12 Sep 2016

#InnovationMonth: Stories of Impact shared at AUx

Kostas Samaras, Autodesk territory director for Africa, expanded on some of the projects undertaken by the Autodesk Foundation at the recently held AUx event in Cape Town...

By Sindy Peters 5 Sep 2016

#WomensMonth: Women significantly under-represented in construction

Athi Myoli is the director of the Women in Construction Awards...

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

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