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SOUTH AFRICA

Meeting the green education challenge
Meeting the green education challenge

What a difference a decade makes! Ten years ago, the retail environments industry was almost desperate for help in understanding "all that green stuff"...

By Leo Van De Polder 9 Apr 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#Propak19: Propak Africa 2019 embraces sustainability
#Propak19: Propak Africa 2019 embraces sustainability

This year sustainability was a golden thread throughout Propak Africa 2019, with many exhibitors embracing good environmental practices...

By Danette Breitenbach 27 Mar 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Faithful to Nature crowns SA's favourite eco-conscious brands
Faithful to Nature crowns SA's favourite eco-conscious brands

Faithful to Nature has revealed the winners of its inaugural Eco Awards, a competition introduced to highlight the brands committed to demonstrating and promoting conscious consumption...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 21 Jan 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Sustainability trends shaping retail in 2018
Sustainability trends shaping retail in 2018

Sustainability issues are increasingly shaping trends in the retail sector. In this year's World Economic Forum Global Risks Report, three of the top global risks in terms of likelihood and impact are environmental...

By Feroz Koor 23 Apr 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

#DesignMonth: Love local, love sustainable, Love Milo
#DesignMonth: Love local, love sustainable, Love Milo

As we slowly wise up to the negative effects our growing consumerism has on the environment, it could be argued that the most progressive design is that which is sustainable...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 23 Feb 2017

NIGERIA

#SustainabilityMonth: Organic supermarket opens in Nigeria
#SustainabilityMonth: Organic supermarket opens in Nigeria

A New Earth, a boutique organic and eco-living store based in Beirut, Lebanon, recently announced its opening in Lagos, Nigeria. The expansion is testament to the owners' belief in moving towards a cleaner, healthier, more sustainable way of living.

By Jessica Tennant 12 Oct 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

#SustainabilityMonth: Life's too Lush for normal cosmetics, Q&A with co-founder Rowena Bird
#SustainabilityMonth: Life's too Lush for normal cosmetics, Q&A with co-founder Rowena Bird

Here's a company that believes in true sustainability to the extent of turning shampoo into a bar and toothpaste into a tablet, thoughtfully designing out the need for packaging at the product creation stage...

By Jessica Tennant 4 Oct 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

#WomensMonth: Kate Schrire and The Creamery of the crop
#WomensMonth: Kate Schrire and The Creamery of the crop

Strawberry basil, white nectarine, jasmine blossom, hot cross bun, pistachio, and Catawba grape are not your average ice cream flavours and when 'garden mint' in a sugar cone tastes like exactly that, it must be true that The Creamery is the cream of the crop in the ice cream business...

By Jessica Tennant 2 Aug 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Green cleaning myths: probiotics, bacteria, enzymes and microbes
Green cleaning myths: probiotics, bacteria, enzymes and microbes

Ignorance, as they say, is bliss - except when it involves 'green' practices that are merely harming the environment in a different way, or having no effect at all. As the popularity of eco-friendly products continues to rise, manufactures and distributors are attempting to differentiate their products through the use of inaccurate statements, skewed facts and downright myths...

By Clinton Smith 16 Mar 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

How eco-friendly are homemade cleaning products, really?
How eco-friendly are homemade cleaning products, really?

While many believe that do-it-yourself cleaning products are safer for their users and the environment, because they do not contain chemicals, recent research has indicated that this may not be the case...

By Clinton Smith 6 Jan 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

5 steps to stimulating demand for sustainable products in a competitive marketplace
5 steps to stimulating demand for sustainable products in a competitive marketplace

Responsibly sourced timber is better for the environment, better for business and better for everyone involved in the timber trade, but how do we communicate that to consumers?

By Justin Smith 3 Sep 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Sustainable future: Eco-friendly retail stores
Sustainable future: Eco-friendly retail stores

Climate change has propelled us to move towards a greener and more sustainable future. It has created an environment that makes it possible to be green and still run a profitable business...

By Stephen Sandmann 29 Dec 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

Reana Rossouw
Getting stakeholders involved in sustainability reporting

Organisations need to move past the compliance hurdle and produce sustainability reports that engage stakeholders to the point where they in turn respond with valuable feedback.

By Reana Rossouw 6 Dec 2012

SOUTH AFRICA

Issa Sikiti da Silva
[Sustainability media seminar]: Business's role in sustainability

Sustainability is the process of meeting the needs of current generations without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs, Nedbank head of sustainability Brigitte Burnett told journalists this week, quoting a definition from the 1987 Brundtland Commission.

By Issa Sikiti da Silva 26 Oct 2011

SOUTH AFRICA

Greening business events
Greening business events

At Meetings Africa, which wraps up today, 23 February 2011, at the Sandton Convention Centre, the Southern African Association for the Conference Industry (SAACI) presented 'Green - the only colour for business tourism' workshop, as part of its educational sessions the exhibition. This covered the need for the events industry to embrace sustainable practices, an excellent case study of the building of Business Events Australia, the lessons learned from the greening of the Nedbank Golf Challenge and the introduction of the Event Greening Forum in South Africa.

By Gwen Watkins 23 Feb 2011

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