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Joe Keenan, MD, BME
Are businesses ready to attract tomorrow's investors?Article

Like the mining companies they service, mine suppliers and technology providers should be looking beyond the customer demands of today to remain relevant to the investors of tomorrow...

Joe Keenan 17 hours ago

Do electric cars lose value faster than petrol and diesel cars?
Do electric cars lose value faster than petrol and diesel cars?Article

Some EV models lose value in the first twelve months after registration. This gives a handful of shrewd buyers the opportunity to buy EVs at reduced prices...

30 Apr 2021

Jon Duncan, head, responsible investment, Old Mutual
Exxaro's move to renewable a sign of progressArticle

Exxaro Resources chief executive, Mxolisi Mgojo, announced in February that his company will join a growing list of international miners divesting from thermal coal assets....

29 Apr 2021

SA's first Reit sustainability-linked ESG bond launched
SA's first Reit sustainability-linked ESG bond launchedArticle

The Investec Property Fund recently issued a three-year, sustainability-linked bond of R800m - a first for the local real estate investment trust sector...

29 Apr 2021

Connectivity is key to keeping Cape Town on the map
Connectivity is key to keeping Cape Town on the mapArticle

It's been a year since that fateful day when we prepared to shut down...

Deidre Davids 26 Apr 2021

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SA consumers express willingness to help combat sustainability issuesArticle

As Earth Day is observed around the world on 22 April, new research on sustainability commissioned by Mastercard reveals a marked increase in consumer passion for the environment...

22 Apr 2021

Channelling big tech to inspire growth in 2021
Channelling big tech to inspire growth in 2021Article

Like many, 2020 left a big gap in our revenues and those of our clients. The race is now on to recover not only last year's lost revenue but also to grab every growth opportunity in 2021...

John Paul Waites, Issued by Worx Group 14 Apr 2021

Greg Gatherer, account manager, Liferay Africa
5 reasons financial services must go digital firstArticle

Although the topic of digital transformation has been discussed extensively over the past year, the fact is that it is a critical one that has a significant impact on almost all industries...

Greg Gatherer 14 Apr 2021

R4.75bn investment injected into Cape Town, Western Cape
R4.75bn investment injected into Cape Town, Western CapeArticle

Wesgro is pleased to report that more than 22 projects were facilitated in the 2020-21 financial year, which together are expected to inject more than R4.75bn into the regional economy...

13 Apr 2021

#StartupFunding101: Capital funding and the fund raising basics
#StartupFunding101: Capital funding and the fund raising basicsArticle

Antonia Bothner, Endeavor South Africa Capital Markets Lead and Fundraising Lead at Endeavor Harvest Fund, uncovers the basics of capital funding and how to access it...

Evan-Lee Courie 12 Apr 2021

6 asset management trends to look out for
6 asset management trends to look out forArticle

The asset management landscape continues to evolve with certain key trends - existing and new - driving the adaption of models and strategies.

Bernard Drotschie & Stefan Viljoen 12 Apr 2021

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Hospitality sector calls on all South Africans to stay safeArticle

There is wide acknowledgement that a return to stricter regulations will be catastrophic for the province's tourism and hospitality sector...

1 Apr 2021

Polihali Western Access Roads project in Lesotho
Innovative thinking needed to kickstart infrastructure developmentArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa stated that the R100bn Infrastructure Fund, aimed at revitalising South Africa's battered economy, will blend resources from the fiscus with financing from the private sector and development institutions...

31 Mar 2021

How to approach executive remuneration in the evolving landscape - Part 2
How to approach executive remuneration in the evolving landscape - Part 2Article

In this second of a two-part series, Chris Blair, CEO of 21st Century, shares his thoughts about how remuneration committees should approach their executives' remuneration in the evolving landscape...

Chris Blair 26 Mar 2021

Latest developments in the sustainability reporting standards landscape
Latest developments in the sustainability reporting standards landscapeArticle

Saica would like to focus on two significant developments related to the future of sustainability reporting in South Africa and globally, writes Saica's Loshni Naidoo...

Issued by SAICA 24 Mar 2021

Robin Parkbrook, fund manager and co-head of Asian equity alternative investments, Schroders.
3 shifts in the world of investmentArticle

The investment world looks very different today than even a year ago, which requires investors to move away from preconceived notions and adapt to the new reality. Here are three changes to watch out for...

Robin Parkbrook 23 Mar 2021

Disclosure - The pathway to corporate reporting reform
Disclosure - The pathway to corporate reporting reformArticle

Corporate reporting has undergone, and continues to undergo, substantial changes, upgrades, advances, and methodological enhancement. The nature and scope of reporting today has had a paradigm shift compared to forty years ago...

Milton Segal, Issued by SAICA 12 Mar 2021

How to approach executive remuneration in the evolving landscape - Part 1
How to approach executive remuneration in the evolving landscape - Part 1Article

In this first of a two-part series, Chris Blair, CEO of 21st Century, shares his thoughts about how remuneration committees should approach their executives' remuneration in the evolving landscape...

Chris Blair 11 Mar 2021

4 global trends driving post-pandemic business recovery - Mercer's Global Talent Trends report
4 global trends driving post-pandemic business recovery - Mercer's Global Talent Trends reportArticle

Mercer's Global Talent Trends 2020-2021 report has revealed four trends that will assist companies during the post-pandemic recovery...

Shan Radcliffe 8 Mar 2021

KZN honey widow goes toe-to-toe with retail giant
KZN honey widow goes toe-to-toe with retail giantArticle

A small Pietermaritzburg-based honey enterprise is staring down the corporate tactics of Food Lover's Market...

Derek Alberts 5 Mar 2021

Western Cape campaign to attract remote workers with Airbnb
Western Cape campaign to attract remote workers with AirbnbArticle

The Western Cape Government and Wesgro, in partnership with Airbnb, has launched a campaign to promote remote working domestically, as South African's take advantage of the flexibility that working from anywhere brings...

4 Mar 2021

Gold Fields is planning a 40MW plant at South Deep Mine
Self-generated power, less red tape and new tech will drive SA mining forwardArticle

South African mines have been granted state permission to generate energy for their own use without having to rely on Eskom's unstable power supply...

Owen Murphy 3 Mar 2021

Cape Town/Stockholm Connect launches
Cape Town/Stockholm Connect launchesArticle

Cape Town/Stockholm Connect has launched signifying the start of a series of activities which aim to strengthen ties and facilitate bilateral collaboration between Sweden and South Africa...

26 Feb 2021

Undeterred by Covid-19, private capital continues to invest in commercial real estate
Undeterred by Covid-19, private capital continues to invest in commercial real estateArticle

According to Knight Frank's 2021 edition of The Wealth Report, private capital has been undeterred by the Covid-19 pandemic...

24 Feb 2021

Promise of the Year of the Ox
Promise of the Year of the OxArticle

We have ushered in the Year of the Ox and have said goodbye to the Year of the Rat (masked). But, as challenging as last year was, the end of the King Rat's...

Dhesigen Naidoo 19 Feb 2021

The state of B2B sales in South Africa
The state of B2B sales in South AfricaArticle

How are South Africa's top performing businesses meeting their revenue targets during one of the toughest operating environments of the past decade?

18 Feb 2021

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SA needs to play catch up to benefit from green minerals trendArticle

There is a great future for commodities like the platinum group metals, copper, cobalt and lithium, as the global drive to decarbonisation intensifies...

17 Feb 2021

CoCT, CPT International sets off to grow the aviation economy
CoCT, CPT International sets off to grow the aviation economyArticle

"Together with our strategic business partners, we are implementing recovery plans for this crucial sector and have renewed funding for the successful Cape Town Air Access initiative, located in Wesgro, to ensure we get the aviation sector back on its feet while all roleplayers, including travellers, adhere to strict Covid-19 protocols."

17 Feb 2021

Cheeba Cannabis Academy to host free virtual Craft Cannabis Summit
Cheeba Cannabis Academy to host free virtual Craft Cannabis SummitArticle

The Cheeba Cannabis Academy will host the 2021 Craft Cannabis Summit on 25 and 26 February. The two-day virtual event will include nine webinars...

16 Feb 2021

The legal imperative behind ESG compliance and decarbonisation
The legal imperative behind ESG compliance and decarbonisationArticle

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance confirmed its entrenched position at Mining Indaba Virtual 2021...

Paula-Anne Novotny, Jonathan Veeran, Gillian Niven & Kate Collier 10 Feb 2021

2020 a slow year for dealmaking in Africa, but post-pandemic opportunities look promising - Part 1
2020 a slow year for dealmaking in Africa, but post-pandemic opportunities look promising - Part 1Article

Dealmaking activity in sub-Saharan Africa dropped in the second half of 2020, when compared to that of H2 2019. As Africa gears up for post-pandemic recovery, the opportunities presented by free trade across the continent, among others, will be key factors in attracting valuable M&A activity to the region...

Wildu du Plessis and Morne van der Merwe 8 Feb 2021

Andrew van Zyl, partner and principal consultant at SRK Consulting
Decarbonisation will need more, better miningArticle

Mining remains a vital part of a low-carbon future, a fact that was confirmed by the topics prioritised at the recent Investing in African Mining Indaba's virtual conference this week....

5 Feb 2021

Mdluli Safari Lodge achieves AA+ investment grade rating
Mdluli Safari Lodge achieves AA+ investment grade ratingArticle

Mdluli Safari Lodge in the Kruger National Park has earned the highest-achievable ICA +Impact Sustainable Development Goal Investment Grade core rating of AA+...

5 Feb 2021

What is sustainability accounting? What does ESG mean? We have answers
What is sustainability accounting? What does ESG mean? We have answersArticle

Sustainability is a hot topic today due to increasing awareness of climate change and inequality, among other pressing issues...

Leanne Keddie 3 Feb 2021

Shirley Webber, head of natural resources and energy, Absa Corporate and Investment Banking
Sustainable energy: A fascinating dynamic for the resources sectorArticle

Issues such as climate change are no longer "soft" elements that can be tucked away in a sustainability report somewhere...

Shirley Webber 2 Feb 2021

Revisions to Crisa align with growing interest in ESG investment
Revisions to Crisa align with growing interest in ESG investmentArticle

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) integration in the corporate decision-making process is gathering momentum around the world...

Giles White, Elodie Maume, Madelein Burger, Zelda Swanepoel & Kent Davis 21 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: 5 sustainability trends that will shape business in 2021
#BizTrends2021: 5 sustainability trends that will shape business in 2021Article

While 2020 was dominated by the impact of the global pandemic, it intensified the ambition of organisations to become more sustainable...

Christelle Marais 21 Jan 2021

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Wine export report shows market stability despite alcohol bansArticle

According to the latest report by Wines of South Africa, the 2020 export volumes echo that of a challenging 2019, despite a five-week-long ban on exports and huge challenges at the Cape Town Port terminal due to Covid-19.

20 Jan 2021

Mopani Copper Mine. Image: ZCCM
Glencore sells Mopani stake to ZCCMArticle

Glencore subsidiary, Carlisa has signed an agreement to transfer its 90% interest in Mopani Copper Mines to Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines (ZCCM), the owner of the remaining 10% interest in Mopani, for $1 and the transaction debt...

19 Jan 2021

Meet Monika Iuel, the new chief marketing officer at Wesgro
Meet Monika Iuel, the new chief marketing officer at WesgroArticle

Monika Iuel has been appointed as the new chief marketing officer at Wesgro, the official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency for Cape Town and the Western Cape...

Evan-Lee Courie 18 Jan 2021

Bryan Turner, partner, Spear Capital
#BizTrends2021: 4 trends that will have a major impact on private equity in 2021Article

Amidst the general chaos of 2020, investors were hit hard. With economies around the world all but shutting down in March, activity ground to a halt...

Bryan Turner 13 Jan 2021

Wesgro appoints Monika Iuel as new CMO
Wesgro appoints Monika Iuel as new CMOArticle

Iuel will take lead of the destination marketing organisation and communications and marketing teams from 15 March 2021...

13 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Simple ways to accelerate business sustainability outcomes
#BizTrends2021: Simple ways to accelerate business sustainability outcomesArticle

Achieving the desired levels of sustainability has proven to be more challenging for many businesses since the onset of Covid-19...

Kavita Pema 11 Jan 2021

Wildu du Plessis
#BizTrends2021: Key industry group trends in post-pandemic AfricaArticle

In the midst of the planetary emergency of climate change, Covid-19 is testing modern civilisation's preparedness for shocks, across the spheres of finance, economics and technology; global, national and regional governance; global and population health; social cohesion and food security. This is according to Baker McKenzie's new report, Unprecedented: Converging Crises...

Wildu du Plessis 4 Jan 2021

New report: 11 SA universities received R1.91bn in philanthropic, Seta funding in 2018
New report: 11 SA universities received R1.91bn in philanthropic, Seta funding in 2018Article

According to the latest Annual Survey of Philanthropy in Higher Education (ASPIHE), companies and individuals are donating more than ever to South African universities...

22 Dec 2020

Reimagining the ocean economy with Ocean Innovation Africa
Reimagining the ocean economy with Ocean Innovation AfricaArticle

Entrepreneurs, executives, investors, scientists and government representatives from around the world recently gathered online for Ocean Innovation Africa...

21 Dec 2020

Blockchain can trace carbon emissions for mining, metals companies
Blockchain can trace carbon emissions for mining, metals companiesArticle

The World Economic Forum's Mining and Metals Blockchain Initiative (MMBI) has released a proof of concept that uses distributed ledger technology to track embedded greenhouse gas emissions.

15 Dec 2020

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