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#Budget2020: Plastic bag levy increase the new sin tax?
#Budget2020: Plastic bag levy increase the new sin tax?

With the plastic bag levy increased for the fourth time in the 2020 Budget Speech, who will bear the cost?

By Lorren de Kock 1 day ago

Ethiopia's Green Legacy Initiative shortlisted for climate change award
Ethiopia's Green Legacy Initiative shortlisted for climate change award

Ethiopia's Green Legacy Initiative has been shortlisted for The Climate Coalition's Green Heart Hero Award...

1 day ago

Company news
Yum Brands to eliminate polystyrene foam packaging globally

Quick-service restaurant giant Yum Brands, which operates KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut, has agreed to end its use of harmful expanded polystyrene foam packaging globally by 2022...

1 day ago

Lara Rosmarin aims to change the playing field for businesswomen

The digital economy has forever changed the way the world does business, but those who do not adapt will be left behind...

By Evan-Lee Courie 1 day ago

The role of SSEGs and municipalities in long-term energy resilience

In an attempt to move away from centralised generation and distribution monopolies, we are seeing governments and power generators embrace more localised and integrated electricity systems...

By Mohammed Patel 1 day ago

#DI2020: Ignite your inner activist - representation through illustration

The second day of #DI2020 kicked off with a powerful presentation by Italian illustrator Olimpia Zagnoli on the politics of taking up space and the personal nature of colour in creative work...

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

#WorldNGODay: How businesses, NGOs can together unlock the power of CSI

This World NGO Day, marked annually on 27 February, Keri-Leigh Paschal, executive director of social impact non-profit Nation Builder, highlights how better collaboration...

2 days ago

5 weird and wonderful ways nature is being harnessed to build a sustainable fashion industry

One of the greatest challenges faced by the textiles and fashion industry is to make itself more sustainable, not just in terms of economic and labour force issues but in the face of ecological necessity...

By Chetna Prajapati 1 day ago

How heat can be used to store renewable energy

The effect that fossil fuels are having on the climate emergency is driving an international push to use low-carbon sources of energy...

By Antoine Koen and Pau Farres Antunez 2 days ago

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