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Vodacom bans plastic bags across its stores

Vodacom on Tuesday, 9 April, announced that it will no longer be issuing plastic bags to customers at its stores, replacing them with brown paper bags...

12 Apr 2019

#CNILux: Global luxury industry shifts gaze to Africa

The fifth annual Condé Nast International Luxury Conference kicked off in Cape Town yesterday, bringing some of the biggest names in global luxury to African soil...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Apr 2019

R400m food manufacturing plant launches in Gauteng

The doors have officially opened to a new 22,700m² food production facility belonging to In2food, in the OR Tambo Special Economic Zone in Johannesburg...

10 Apr 2019

From grain to glass: Pernod Ricard's roadmap to sustainability

Drinks giant Pernod Ricard has launched its 2030 Sustainability and Responsibility roadmap as part of the company's Transform and Accelerate strategic plan...

10 Apr 2019

Meeting the green education challenge

What a difference a decade makes! Ten years ago, the retail environments industry was almost desperate for help in understanding "all that green stuff"...

By Leo Van De Polder 9 Apr 2019

Nestlé bets on plant-based food with new burger products

Nestlé is launching a new 'cook from raw' 100% plant-based burger this month...

8 Apr 2019

Support local food gardens w/ Checkers Market Day

Checkers is hosting it's fourth Market Day on Thursday, 4 April presenting an opportunity for customers to support local food gardens as all proceeds go to the garden, which in most cases have commercial ambitions...

3 Apr 2019

Why more retailers are going green

Every week, around the world, an area of floor space the size of Paris is constructed. With building and construction comes harmful emissions that remain with us for decades...

By Iggy Sathekge 3 Apr 2019

Puma to launch a sustainable sportswear collection with First Mile

Puma and First Mile will launch a sustainable sportswear collection by collecting plastic bottles to produce recycled polyester...

2 Apr 2019

Winning with sustainability in retail

While there's pessimism in the air with regards to global product sales, every day there are also groundbreaking changes being implemented by brands and activists who genuinely want to be the change when it comes to sustainability...

By Vanessa Hilton-Barber 2 Apr 2019

Mondelez to add Cocoa Life / 'Helping Farmers to Grow' symbol on chocolate products

Global snack company Mondelez International, Inc. has announced plans of adding the message 'Helping Farmers to Grow' on its chocolate products, in considering environmental, social and ethical factors when choosing where to source key ingredients...

2 Apr 2019

FMCG recycling commitments no cure for plastic crisis

The launch of the Africa Plastics Recycling Alliance by consumer goods companies including Diageo, Unilever, The Coca Cola Company and Nestlé is not a cure-all for the plastic crisis...

29 Mar 2019

Massmart salutes sustainable suppliers

Nestlé was awarded top honours at the fifth annual Massmart Supplier Environmental Awards, which recognise top-performing suppliers...

28 Mar 2019

Cape Town farmers plead with SA government to ban glyphosate

In 2015, the International Agency for Research on Cancer reported that glyphosate is a "probable human carcinogen"; the uncertainty of its use has dominated international news headlines daily...

28 Mar 2019

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