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91-year-old pounds the pavement to raise R108m for SA's vulnerable

Inspired by Tom Moore, the British army veteran who raised £39m for charity in the United Kingdom, 91-year-old business titan Solly Krok has committed to raise R108m...

3 days ago

#LockdownLessons: 'Dine in. Do good!' with local NGO StreetSmart

Melanie Burke, chairman of StreetSmart South Africa, shares her lockdown lessons and how StreetSmart is navigating the lockdown in stages by keeping hope alive and preparing for the new normal...

By Sindy Peters 21 May 2020

DEFF orders Eskom to shut down Kendal units

Eskom has been ordered by the Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries (DEFF) to stop operations at Unit 1 or 5 of the Kendal power plant, in Mpumalanga, within 30 days because of dangerously high levels of emissions....

20 May 2020

Heineken SA donates PPE and food to healthcare workers, local communities

Heineken South Africa has joined the fight against Covid-19 by donating personal protective equipment (PPE) and food hampers worth over R1m to the Gauteng Department of Health and local communities.

15 May 2020

Help Refco and Gift of the Givers raise R10m to feed the poor

Gift of the Givers has partnered with Retort Food Company to prepare and distribute fully-cooked, nutritious meals with an extended shelf-life to the country's impoverished communities...

14 May 2020

Giant turbine farm set to harvest West Coast wind

Appeals against plans for a huge new wind farm on the West Coast have been dismissed by Environment Minister Barbara Creecy, paving the way for the addition of up to 140MW of renewable energy into the national grid...

By John Yeld 11 May 2020

Coca-Cola and Cape Town's sweetheart Day Zero deal

How big business ignored the water restrictions and got away with it...

By Steve Kretzmann and Raymond Joseph 8 May 2020

FoodForward SA delivers 86,500 food parcels in 10 days

FoodForward SA, through its partnership with the Solidarity Fund, successfully delivered 86,500 food parcels to vulnerable households experiencing severe food insecurity...

7 May 2020

Shoprite Group customer donations to Solidarity Fund hit R1m

The Shoprite Group has thanked its customers for reaching the R1m mark in funds raised for the Solidarity Fund, and matched customer contributions with another R1m...

6 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Food security, especially in schools, requires collaborative intervention

Karl Muller, operations manager at Tiger Brands Foundation, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 5 May 2020

Food Lover's Market Hunger Month campaign targets 1m meals

Food Lover's Market has launched its fourth annual Hunger Month in-store campaign this May...

4 May 2020

SA's hunger is everyone's problem - especially the well-fed

In a crisis, the urgency of need must trump market barriers. Now more than ever business must come together and act to save the vulnerable among us.

By Mary-Jane Morifi 30 Apr 2020

#ConsciousCapitalism - the new imperative for food and beverage manufacturers

To feed the world in a new era of awareness and to sustain their own future, manufacturers need to change their mindsets...

By Roy Henderson 28 Apr 2020

Eat Out Restaurant Relief Fund launched

The Eat Out Restaurant Relief Fund, in partnership with Community Chest, aims to support an industry in crisis as they provide hope and kindness to needy communities...

24 Apr 2020

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