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#GlobalRecyclingDay: Coca-Cola's plan to tackle the plastic waste problem in Africa
#GlobalRecyclingDay: Coca-Cola's plan to tackle the plastic waste problem in Africa

In line with its World Without Waste campaign, The Coca-Cola Company is accelerating the collection and recycling of PET plastic bottles across Southern and East Africa...

2 days ago

#SeamlessSA: How Ramona Kasavan is taking Mimi Women to the rest of Africa
#SeamlessSA: How Ramona Kasavan is taking Mimi Women to the rest of Africa

Ramona Kasavan is taking over Africa one sanitary towel at a time. She started her company, Mimi Women, after seeing large numbers of girls missing school over their monthly menses...

By Maroefah Smith 14 Mar 2019

No woman is just one woman
No woman is just one woman

Bata, the globally renowned footwear company, is supporting International Women's Day with its ongoing campaign encouraging women to be self-accepting and to acknowledge that no woman is just one woman...

Issued by Bata 11 Mar 2019

Woolworths, partners launch community learning farm in Stellenbosch
Woolworths, partners launch community learning farm in Stellenbosch

Woolworths has partnered with Spier Wine Farm, the Sustainability Institute and its AgroEcology Academy to launch the Living Soils Community Learning Farm - a three-year pilot project with the aim to establish demonstrative ecologically-restorative methods to grow nutrient-rich foods...

8 Mar 2019

Sappi joins Sustainable Apparel Coalition - strengthening its commitment to improving supply chain sustainability
Sappi joins Sustainable Apparel Coalition - strengthening its commitment to improving supply chain sustainability

Sappi Limited has joined the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) and will use the group's sustainability measurement suite of tools, the Higg Index, to drive environmental and social responsibility throughout its supply chain...

Issued by Sappi 1 Mar 2019

Local mushroom farmer named Pick n Pay's Small Supplier of the Year
Local mushroom farmer named Pick n Pay's Small Supplier of the Year

Peter Nyathi, the founder of Tropical Mushrooms in Magaliesburg, has been awarded Pick n Pay's 2019 Small Supplier of the Year. The annual award recognises the retailer's top performing supplier...

20 Feb 2019

Heineken opens an investment tap to improve the management of water resources
Heineken opens an investment tap to improve the management of water resources

The Heineken South Africa Foundation is partnering with the World Wildlife Fund For Nature (WWF-SA) South Africa to help informal and underserved communities better manage their freshwater resources...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 18 Feb 2019

Clover Mama Afrika is honoured with the Diamond Arrow Award 2019
Clover Mama Afrika is honoured with the Diamond Arrow Award 2019

Clover's corporate social investment (CSI) project, Clover Mama Afrika, has been awarded the Diamond Arrow Award by the Performance Management Review (PMR)...

Issued by Clover 14 Feb 2019

Equal pay is not a demand - it's a right
Equal pay is not a demand - it's a right

Change for women in the workplace is happening, but more needs to be done...

By Marian Salzman 7 Feb 2019

Curios and handicrafts not the way to equality in Africa
Curios and handicrafts not the way to equality in Africa

In an interview earlier this year, Jessica Horn, director of programmes at the African Women's Development Fund (AWDF) voiced concern about the type of work African women are involved in...

By Devan Moonsamy 28 Jan 2019

The unmistakable style of giving
The unmistakable style of giving

Luxury apparel brand, Fabiani, in partnership with the TFG Foundation, has reached its R1m milestone in support of much-needed initiatives at The Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital...

Issued by TFG (The Foschini Group) 25 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Single-use plastic, circular economy, ethical supply chains and climate action to drive retail in 2019
#BizTrends2019: Single-use plastic, circular economy, ethical supply chains and climate action to drive retail in 2019

More than ever before, in 2018 we saw sustainability playing a major role in shaping trends in the retail sector...

By Feroz Koor 25 Jan 2019

Together with Shimza, Bata hands over Toughees school shoes to hundreds of orphaned children
Together with Shimza, Bata hands over Toughees school shoes to hundreds of orphaned children

Bata South Africa stepped in and assisted Shimza as he once again donated Toughees school shoes to hundreds of orphaned children from Tembisa at the Rabasotho Hall in Tembisa on Tuesday, 22 January 2019...

Issued by Bata 24 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: If 'toxic' was the word of 2018, could 'trust' be the word for 2019?
#BizTrends2019: If 'toxic' was the word of 2018, could 'trust' be the word for 2019?

The Oxford Dictionaries chose 'toxic' as its annual "Word of the Year". For 2019, the winning brands will be those that work to restore consumers' trust in a toxic environment...

By Rachel Thompson 23 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Brands with purpose will change South Africa for the better
#BizTrends2019: Brands with purpose will change South Africa for the better

Despite great efforts from government and NGOs, South Africa still faces a number of societal and environmental challenges...

By Michael Baretta 16 Jan 2019

TFG delivers new bags to 1000 learners
TFG delivers new bags to 1000 learners

1,000 learners in Kensington and Caledon started their school year with brand-new school bags and stationery packs donated by fashion lifestyle retailer, TFG...

Issued by TFG (The Foschini Group) 15 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Deriving greater business impact from CSI initiatives
#BizTrends2019: Deriving greater business impact from CSI initiatives

The operating environment for corporate social investment (CSI) initiatives for 2019 and beyond is being reshaped by changing business models and digital disruption...

By Professor Elain Vlok 7 Jan 2019

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Women's lifestyle brand Eila Chérie will launch online in January

An e-commerce lifestyle brand, Eila Chérie will officially launch on 9 January 2019. This forward-thinking, female-focused brand represents a community-based approach to entrepreneurship...

27 Dec 2018

Take care when hitching customers' emotions to your brandwagon
Take care when hitching customers' emotions to your brandwagon

If a customer ties an emotion to your brand, they're much more loyal and less likely to switch due to functional factors like price increases or shifts in the market...

By Estelle Nagel 21 Dec 2018

Simba partners with Worldreader in South Africa to give children access to the world through reading
Simba partners with Worldreader in South Africa to give children access to the world through reading

Simba Chips and Worldreader have joined forces to help advance literacy in South Africa, starting with the donation of 100 e-readers to Welamlambo Primary School in Tembisa...

Issued by Bonfire Media 18 Dec 2018

#BestofBiz 2018: Retail
#BestofBiz 2018: Retail

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Retail site over the past year below...

18 Dec 2018

#NewCampaign: #FightPlastic w/ SodaStream
#NewCampaign: #FightPlastic w/ SodaStream

SodaStream has released a video campaign to highlight the damage caused by single-use plastic bottles and as a call to shift away from these to reusable packaging...

By Jessica Tennant 14 Dec 2018

#NewCampaign: You have got to be Mal
#NewCampaign: You have got to be Mal

Mike Schalit, co-founder of Net#work BBDO, has introduced a new 'Wear it Forward' range of t-shirts and caps with Marlboro Originals through the agency's non-profit Mal Foundation...

By Jessica Tennant 12 Dec 2018

Repurposed plastic shines in Xmas window display
Repurposed plastic shines in Xmas window display

Large flower artworks made from recycled plastic waste are the focal point of Woolworths' Christmas window displays in the retailer's top 15 stores...

7 Dec 2018

CSR as a PR strategy for enhancing business-community relations
CSR as a PR strategy for enhancing business-community relations

CSR has evolved over the past few years as more and more organisations take a larger role in actively participating in social and community projects...

By Leago Monareng 6 Dec 2018

TFG educates to empower
TFG educates to empower

Retailer TFG has once again put its words, "Educate2Empower", into action by awarding four deserving candidates full bursaries for 2019...

Issued by TFG (The Foschini Group) 30 Nov 2018

Gavin Rajah launches NPO to upskill vulnerable women
Gavin Rajah launches NPO to upskill vulnerable women

The White Light Movement is a new non-profit organisation aimed at providing empowerment to women who have been victims of gender-based violence and abuse...

12 Nov 2018

SANParks buys Foxbat light aircraft to combat rhino poaching in KNP
SANParks buys Foxbat light aircraft to combat rhino poaching in KNP

A whopping R2,940,000 was raised over the past year for the MyPlanet Rhino Fund thanks to 34,000 supporters...

2 Nov 2018

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Cotton On's philanthropic wing has invested R100m in SA education

Its first project in South Africa is the upgrade of Ethekwini Primary School in KwaMashu, Durban...

1 Nov 2018

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