88% of the 41 million children under the age of 18 in Ethiopia are multi-dimensionally poor, according to a new report, meaning they are deprived of basic goods and services in at least three dimensions.
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Online retailer Faithful to Nature has revealed the winners of its inaugural Eco Awards, a competition introduced to highlight the South African brands and businesses committed to demonstrating and promoting conscious consumption and eco-friendly, ethical products.
Lauren Hartzenberg 1 day ago
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is one of five exchanges in the world to be internationally recognised as a pioneer of a global initiative to enhance corporate transparency, performance on environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) issues and encourage sustainable investment.
Shameela Soobramoney 1 day ago
Barbara Gardner Proctor, the woman who helped introduce the Beatles to America through a deal with Vee-Jay records, was also the first black female to own an ad agency in America back in 1970. With her passing this December, we look back at the impact of her firsts and why they still hold true in 2019.
Leigh Andrews 1 day ago
A new alliance, made up of global companies from the plastics and consumer goods value chain, has been launched to advance solutions to eliminate plastic waste in the environment, especially in the ocean.
18 Jan 2019
Three field rangers have been arrested on suspicion of poaching in the Kruger National Park (KNP), SANParks announced on Wednesday, 16 January. The suspects were based at Crocodile Bridge Section and are currently in custody for further investigation until they appear in court.
17 Jan 2019
Why has the world continued to increase consumption of plastic materials when at the same time, environmental and human health concerns over their use have grown?
Margaret Sobkowicz 17 Jan 2019
The year 2018 was packed with environmental buzzwords. Sustainable, eco-friendly, low-carbon footprint, and upcycle are just some of the words that we are used to hearing in conversations with our clients, and for good reason.
Kim Winstanley 17 Jan 2019
The social impact space is buzzing. Social entrepreneurship is the next "rock star" career, there's more investment flowing into social ventures, more pitching competitions and more attention to the wonderful philosophy of making money and solving development challenges - at the same time.
Andy Hadfield 17 Jan 2019
Upcycling doesn't just decrease waste and contribute to 'zero to landfill' initiatives, it's also creating a new ecosystem that supports communities, enables skills growth and helps organisations in South Africa meet B-BBEE and corporate social investment (CSI) targets. And it's not just for companies that have waste they want to upcycle.
Yasmine Miemiec 16 Jan 2019
Despite great efforts from government and NGOs, South Africa still faces a number of societal and environmental challenges.
Michael Baretta 16 Jan 2019
Within a year, single-use plastics and excess packaging have become Public Enemy No. 1.
Sylvain Charlebois 16 Jan 2019