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Puma x First Mile sustainable collection goes beyond recycling
Puma x First Mile sustainable collection goes beyond recycling

Global sports brand Puma and First Mile have co-created a sportswear collection made from recycled plastic, rooted in social impact and human connection...

21 Feb 2020

New report presses for radical rethink on child health
New report presses for radical rethink on child health

According to a new report released this week by a commission of over 40 child and adolescent health experts from around the world, no single country is adequately protecting children's health...

20 Feb 2020

Adidas and Ikea lead 2020 sustainable cotton ranking
Adidas and Ikea lead 2020 sustainable cotton ranking

Adidas has surged ahead to become a global leader in sourcing sustainable cotton...

13 Feb 2020

Kangaroo skins are exported for use in football boots, motorcycle suits, fashion footwear and haute couture. , CC BY
Riding on the kangaroo's back: animal skin fashion, exports and ethical trade

The Versace fashion house recently announced it had stopped using kangaroo skins in its fashion collections after coming under pressure from animal rights group LAV...

By Dr Fabri Blacklock 13 Feb 2020

Engen commits R2.5m to eradicating pit latrines in SA schools
Engen commits R2.5m to eradicating pit latrines in SA schools

Engen has pledged an initial R2.5m in support of the Sanitation Appropriate for Education (SAFE) initiative which aims to eradicate pit latrines...

10 Feb 2020

Right to Sight Trust urgently needs funding in support of eyesight-saving surgery
Right to Sight Trust urgently needs funding in support of eyesight-saving surgery

The Right to Sight Trust, the philanthropic arm of the Opthalmological Society of South Africa (OSSA), has contributed more than R50m in servcies over the past three years to vision-restoring operations, but has now run out of funds...

27 Jan 2020

Bas Timmer with someone wearing his Sheltersuit. Image supplied.
#DesignIndaba2020: Bas Timmer is changing the world one Sheltersuit at a time

Design Indaba speaker, Dutch fashion designer Bas Timmer is changing the world one Sheltersuit at a time...

23 Jan 2020

Diesel launches sustainability strategy
Diesel launches sustainability strategy

Italian retail clothing brand Diesel has launched a sustainability strategy, a commitment to taking action for the benefit of current and future generations...

21 Jan 2020

CHOC launches Flip Flop Day
CHOC launches Flip Flop Day

Have a heart and wear a sole! That's the rallying call behind CHOC's new annual event Flip Flop Day, launching 14 February 2020...

20 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Fashion won't be sustainable until consumers are educated
#BizTrends2020: Fashion won't be sustainable until consumers are educated

If you're wondering if sustainable fashion really does exist in South Africa, the answer is yes, but only on a small scale...

By Emma Longden 15 Jan 2020

South Africans go plant-based for Veganuary
South Africans go plant-based for Veganuary

More than 14,000 South Africans have officially signed up to partake in this year's Veganuary campaign, joining 350,000 other people across more than 150 countries...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 10 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Trends for the near future
#BizTrends2020: Trends for the near future

In the knowledge economy, every glimpse of the probable future carries monetary value...

By marian salzman 6 Jan 2020

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Process manufacturing in 2020: Sustainability and servitisation

Everybody wants sustainable products, and retailers are putting pressure on manufacturers to deliver goods that satisfy consumers' new preference for green and clean options...

By Colin Elkins 19 Dec 2019

#BehindtheSelfie with... Luke Goller, managing partner at Arc Interactive
#BehindtheSelfie with... Luke Goller, managing partner at Arc Interactive

This week, we go behind the selfie with Luke Goller, managing partner at Arc Interactive...

By Leigh Andrews 18 Dec 2019

#BestofBiz 2019: CSI & Sustainability
#BestofBiz 2019: CSI & Sustainability

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content...

17 Dec 2019

Homeless people win court victory against City of Cape Town
Homeless people win court victory against City of Cape Town

The Western Cape High Court on Thursday, 12 December 2019, reinstated an order first made on 5 September which prohibited City of Cape Town authorities from fining and confiscating property belonging to people living on the streets...

By Steve Kretzmann 13 Dec 2019

Sixth Clover Nutrikids CHOC House in the works
Sixth Clover Nutrikids CHOC House in the works

Clover Nutrikids recently announced that fundraising is on track for the purchasing and refurbishing of a sixth Clover Nutrikids CHOC House in Port Elizabeth...

5 Dec 2019

Multi-faceted community healthcare hub launched at Bellville taxi rank
Multi-faceted community healthcare hub launched at Bellville taxi rank

The Cipla Foundation, in collaboration with the Greater Tygerberg Partnership has launched a new community-based healthcare hub at the Bellville taxi rank...

Issued by Cipla 3 Dec 2019

#WorldToiletDay: Catalysing a new sanitation paradigm for South Africa
#WorldToiletDay: Catalysing a new sanitation paradigm for South Africa

There are many reasons to celebrate a hygienic toilet, chief among them is that it serves as one of the most important medical devices in a house along with clean water supply...

By Dr Sudhir Pillay and Akin Akinsete 19 Nov 2019

Meet the South Africans with a sustainable answer to our sanitation crisis
Meet the South Africans with a sustainable answer to our sanitation crisis

The lack of access to sanitation is a global emergency. We urgently need solutions that are safe for the people who use them and sustainable for the planet...

By Michael Hathorn, Issued by Ginkgo Agency 15 Nov 2019

2019 Parkview Charity Christmas Market sets R1.5m target
2019 Parkview Charity Christmas Market sets R1.5m target

In 2018, the Parkview Charity Christmas Market raised R1.2m for the beneficiaries of Nicarela Charity...

15 Nov 2019

R1.6bn allocated for GBV Emergency Action Plan
R1.6bn allocated for GBV Emergency Action Plan

A total of R1.6bn has been allocated for the implementation of the Emergency Action Plan on Gender-Based Violence and Femicide ..

12 Nov 2019

Embracing disruptive innovation in the social development sector - a road map for 2020 and beyond
Embracing disruptive innovation in the social development sector - a road map for 2020 and beyond

Globally, the development sector stands on the edge of a precipice, says Reana Rossouw, founder and owner of Next Generation Consultants, a specialist management consultancy focused on impactful social innovation...

Issued by Next Generation 5 Nov 2019

Creating better days for learners
Creating better days for learners

In commemoration of World Food Day, Kellogg's has committed to serving breakfast, every school day, to an additional 5,084 learners across six schools. These schools are based in Kwa-Thema, Springs, in Gauteng...

18 Oct 2019

160 patients receive gift of sight as part of Unclouding Cataracts campaign
160 patients receive gift of sight as part of Unclouding Cataracts campaign

This World Sight Day, 160 patients received the gift of sight, following surgery performed by various ophthalmologists from the Eye Institute as part of their Unclouding Cataracts campaign...

11 Oct 2019

Know your business inside out with a Biz Office
Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2019

Dr Tamara Pheiffer nominated for 2019 Woman of Stature Awards
Dr Tamara Pheiffer nominated for 2019 Woman of Stature Awards

Set for Saturday, 2 November, the sixth Woman of Stature Awards will take place at the Indaba Hotel in Fourways, where 101 of South Africa's most prominent women will be competing for one of twelve awards...

30 Sep 2019

Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019
Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019

Bizcommunity is excited to announce the relaunch of our Biz Product and Rate Card, featuring all-new product infographics, descriptors and more...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 27 Sep 2019

The 2019 Care Awards jury. Image credit: Act Responsible.
Act Responsible announces 2019 Care Awards jury

The 2019 Care Awards jury has been announced. The jury will review the 2018 and 2019 entries celebrating excellence in promoting care for people and the environment...

23 Sep 2019

Support #SunflowerDay2019
Support #SunflowerDay2019

A bunch of flowers is likely to brighten anyone's day...

20 Sep 2019

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