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#BizTrends2021: Finding solutions to the complexities of 21st century youth unemployment

There are many factors affecting the global youth unemployment crisis. Tackling the situation starts with offering equal access to quality education...

By Gabriel Hamuy 6 Jan 2021

Spar's successful Rural Hub initiative poised for growth

Spar's Rural Hub model forms part of the retailer's drive to support and empower small-scale local farmers, create jobs and sustain local economies by creating an ecosystem that provides affordable, nutritious food for all...

5 Jan 2021

Why women mentoring women is critical for empowering underprivileged girls in Africa

The well-known Africa proverb goes, "If you educate a man, you educate an individual, but if you educate a woman you educate a nation." This is further substantiated by the fact that...

By Regina Honu 5 Jan 2021

New report: 11 SA universities received R1.91bn in philanthropic, Seta funding in 2018

According to the latest Annual Survey of Philanthropy in Higher Education (ASPIHE), companies and individuals are donating more than ever to South African universities...

22 Dec 2020

#SustainableSA - showing citizens how to make the SDGs theirs

SAICA has launched #SustainableSA, a project that will provide focused monthly information on the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), so all South Africans can join the journey and take action...

Issued by SAICA 21 Dec 2020

Green Business Support Services Directory offers support to green entrepreneurs and SMMEs

Marielle Hurter, the water sector analyst of GreenCape, explains the purpose of the Green Business Support Services Directory as well as the types of support that can be found there...

Issued by GreenCape 21 Dec 2020

Hollywoodbets, Lighthouse Foundation pledge R1m towards bursary project

As part of 'The Future is Bright' campaign, South African bookmaker Hollywoodbets and the Lighthouse Foundation - founded by local celebrity Nomzamo Mbatha, are expanding their support towards the tertiary education sector by investing a further R1m in 2021...

21 Dec 2020

Saretec celebrates graduation of newly certified wind turbine service technicians

A recent virtual event celebrated the graduation and subsequent employment of the fifth group of certified wind turbine service technicians (WTST) trained by South African Renewable Energy Technology Centre...

18 Dec 2020

DiBiCoo project offering sustainable solutions for renewable energy in the biogas sector

Yaseen Salie, bio-energy analyst and DiBiCoo project lead at GreenCape, explains the latest innovations in the biogas sector as well as some of the goals and examples of the DiBiCoo project...

Issued by GreenCape 17 Dec 2020

2020: A year of pain - and possibility

As the year draws to its long-awaited end, now is the time to find common ground and embrace hope for the future...

By Amy Pieterse, Issued by Ginkgo Agency 14 Dec 2020

RSA-EU strategic partnership encourages and supports green economic recovery

Ambassador Riina Kionka, the head of the delegation of the European Union to South Africa, Ambassador Martin Schäfer, the German ambassador to SA, and Ambassador Aurélien Lechevallier, the French ambassador to SA, discuss the importance of investing in a green recovery for South Africa as well as the EU's projects in South Africa...

Issued by GreenCape 14 Dec 2020

#BestofBiz 2020: CSI & Sustainability

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's CSI & Sustainability site over the past year...

14 Dec 2020

GreenCape and FNF move into action to build back better and grow the green economy

Mike Mulcahy, the CEO of GreenCape, and Cecelia Kok, the head of research and advocacy projects at FNF, discus "greenshoots at grassroots" in the green economy and why we should be concerned with growing the green economy in SA...

Issued by GreenCape 7 Dec 2020

Local NPO looks to niche skills development to help address employment crisis

In 2021, Salesian Institute Youth Projects is set to launch a NEETs programme that aims to help marginalised youth off the streets and into training that will ensure their employability through skills development and internships.

4 Dec 2020



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