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Shaking the foundations: Time to change the structure of our cities

It's easy to fall into the doom-and-gloom trap of how the current pandemic will forever change the face of cities...

By Patrick McInerney, Christoph Malan, Catharine Atkins and Malika Walele 18 Sep 2020

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

New study: Solar power tower has less impact on bird populations than expected

After completing the first birdlife-focused study at South Africa's only concentrating solar power tower, HP van Heerden says that it is possible to reduce the impact...

16 Sep 2020

#DoBizZA: Evalution Flooring, SA's first GreenTag-certified LVT flooring supplier

Eva Kaiser, founder of Evalution Flooring, is intent on paving the way for a sustainable decor industry in South Africa...

By Sindy Peters 11 Sep 2020

GBCSA awards Equator - the Belt Factory 5-star Green Star certification

The Green Building Council of South Africa has awarded Durban-based belt manufacturer Equator - the Belt Factory a five-star Green Star Certification for Existing Building Performance...

1 Sep 2020

Plastics could help build a sustainable future - here's how

The disposal of plastics is a global problem. They are nearly indestructible in natural conditions but are discarded worldwide on a large scale...

By Sibele Cestari 13 Aug 2020

New guide, Getting to Zero, launched on developing net zero carbon buildings

A new guide has been launched for professional teams considering developing net zero carbon buildings...

7 Aug 2020

Call for freeze on land sales in Khayelitsha

The newly-formed Khayelitsha Human Settlements Task Team has called for a freeze on all transfers and sales of land in Khayelitsha while a land audit is done by the City of Cape Town and made public...

By Vincent Lali 7 Aug 2020

Trialogue offers CSI strategy refresh support in response to Covid-19

As companies find ways to respond to new and growing societal need in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, many are reviewing their existing corporate social investment (CSI) strategies...

Issued by Trialogue 4 Aug 2020

Africa's high density urban settlements: cut the red tape and slash the cost of housing

The challenges of informal settlements have once again been thrown into the spotlight in the midst of the current pandemic...

By Astrid R.N. Haas and Victoria Delbridge 4 Aug 2020

We mapped green spaces in South Africa and found a legacy of apartheid

It has been 30 years since Nelson Mandela was released from prison and South Africa began to dismantle apartheid...

By Zander Venter 31 Jul 2020

Creecy poised for West Coast wind farm decision

A recommendation by department officials on whether to uphold appeals against a massive wind farm project proposed for the West Coast Peninsula was due to have landed on the desk of...

By John Yeld 31 Jul 2020

SA leg of Blue Sky Young Researchers Innovation Award launched

The Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA) has launched the local leg of the Blue Sky Young Researchers Innovation Award...

29 Jul 2020

Mandela's legacy is innovation - engaging instruments of recovery, redress

The 18th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture by UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres was sobering...

By Dhesigen Naidoo 22 Jul 2020

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