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Coastal and marine economy: Can it be salvaged from the impacts of poor water quality?

We (the citizens) need to re-establish an ecological healthy relationship between nature and culture...

By Bonani Madikizela 3 days ago

Doing good business is good for business

Sustainability has become somewhat of a buzzword in recent years and for good reason. From best practise and sustainability within the workplace to multinational manufacturers going green, the increasing importance of it is all around us...

Issued by Topco Media 17 Sep 2020

FoodForward SA launches additional depot in KwaZulu-Natal

According to the United Nations, South Africa's rural population, currently at just over 33%, will decline to 20% of the total population by 2050. While this seems like a step in the right direction, says FoodForward SA MD Andy du Plessis, even more people moving to already saturated urban areas with limited job opportunities will have a negative impact on vulnerable rural communities too.

17 Sep 2020

Creecy upholds appeal against giant West Coast wind farm

It is back to the drawing board for a giant new wind farm project on the West Coast, following an appeal decision by Environment Minister Barbara Creecy...

By John Yeld 9 Sep 2020

Day Zero in water stricken Mandela Bay

The water situation in the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality has reached a crisis and prompted the city to finally declare it Day Zero...

By Thamsanqa Mbovane and Joseph Chirume 8 Sep 2020

New #ForWaterForLife podcast series launched

A new podcast series has launched this September featuring stories about water across South Africa, and the water heroes and activists behind them...

7 Sep 2020

Journey's End Vineyards launches new community project in Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch-based winery Journey's End Vineyards has launched a new NGO, The Journey's End Foundation, aimed at tackling hunger and extreme poverty in the Helderberg region of Stellenbosch...

2 Sep 2020

FoodForward SA highlights integral role of women in food security, distribution

According to the National Income Dynamic Study's (NIDS-CRAM) Coronavirus Rapid Mobile Survey, 2 million women were left unemployed in South Africa between February and April this year...

28 Aug 2020

How optimal water use can support food security, reduce waste in Africa

While wastewater reuse presents a sustainable solution in supporting food security amid looming water shortages, the infrastructure costs present a barrier to widespread adoption in South Africa...

27 Aug 2020

Tetra Pak reacts to demand for sustainable packaging solutions

Tetra Pak Southern Africa continues to adapt its value chain to support the circular economy and meet growing demand for sustainable packaging from retailers and food and beverage producers...

20 Aug 2020

South Africans have a right to know government's nuclear plans

Civil society organisation, Safcei, has evoked the Promotion of Access to Information Act to interrogate the government's latest push for further nuclear energy projects...

14 Aug 2020

South Africa needs better food price controls to shield poor people from Covid-19 fallout

The pandemic has put in stark relief the country's poorly understood food system, in which powerful firms operate with little oversight while vulnerable actors in the informal food sector face over-regulation...

By Ihsaan Bassier, Refiloe Joala and Thando Vilakazi 14 Aug 2020

Green economy recovery: Women leading their emancipation

On the 9th of August 1956, courageous women of South Africa decided they had experienced enough oppression and exclusion in the economy, which subjected them to living in abject poverty...

By Bonani Madikizela 13 Aug 2020

Diageo achieves bulk of 2020 Sustainability and Responsibility targets

The maker of Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff and Guinness announced the completion of the majority of its 2020 Sustainability and Responsibility goals...

13 Aug 2020

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