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Ntombifuthi Ntuli, CEO, Sawea
A case for net zero carbon economyArticle

South Africa's Low Emission Development Strategy, backed by President Cyril Ramaphosa, was formulated last year and commits to moving towards a goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050...

Ntombifuthi Ntuli 28 Apr 2021

Bill Winters, group chief executive of Standard Chartered
Where a global carbon tax meets a just energy transitionArticle

More than half of African companies are delaying their energy transition targets, leaving them in danger of missing the Paris Agreement target of net zero carbon emissions by 2050...

1 Apr 2021

A return to the kraal - unlocking successful housing post Covid-19
A return to the kraal - unlocking successful housing post Covid-19Article

Team Mahali recently won first prize in the City of Cape Town and the Green Building Council South Africa's (GBCSA) design competition...

5 Mar 2021

Prime global residential property market outlook shows strength, ongoing stability
Prime global residential property market outlook shows strength, ongoing stabilityArticle

According to Savills World Cities Prime Residential Index, despite the uncertainties surrounding the pandemic, the market for prime global residential...

3 Feb 2021

New analysis shows major cities on track to meet 1.5°C target of Paris Agreement
New analysis shows major cities on track to meet 1.5°C target of Paris AgreementArticle

The latest analysis from C40 Cities of climate action plans from 54 cities, representing more than 200 million residents - including Johannesburg, has confirmed that they will deliver their fair share of greenhouse gas emission reductions...

22 Dec 2020

Nestlé announces first net zero dairy farm in SA
Nestlé announces first net zero dairy farm in SAArticle

Nestlé has announced the launch of its Skimmelkrans Net Zero Carbon Emissions Project - a project set to create the company's first carbon-neutral dairy farm, located in George, South Africa...

4 Dec 2020

How digital engineering can help the construction sector meet its decarbonisation targets
How digital engineering can help the construction sector meet its decarbonisation targetsArticle

A new report from Asite, Smart retrofitting: The key to decarbonizing the built environment, examines how the construction industry can mitigate carbon emissions through the smart retrofitting of built assets...

2 Dec 2020

New guide, Getting to Zero, launched on developing net zero carbon buildings
New guide, Getting to Zero, launched on developing net zero carbon buildingsArticle

A new guide has been launched for professional teams considering developing net zero carbon buildings...

7 Aug 2020

Global accounting leaders call on profession to help address climate change
Global accounting leaders call on profession to help address climate changeArticle

As part of The Prince's Accounting for Sustainability Project (A4S) Accounting Bodies Network, 14 major accounting bodies are publishing a declaration calling on the profession to put sustainability and the fight against climate change at the forefront of its work...

Issued by CIMA 25 Feb 2020

The case for a net zero emissions economy
The case for a net zero emissions economyArticle

Following the Paris Agreement on Climate Change in 2015, a number of European countries have made commitments to move to a net zero emissions economy...

Brett Chrystal 2 Oct 2019

From design to deconstruction, green building gains momentum in SA
From design to deconstruction, green building gains momentum in SAArticle

Legaro Properties is no stranger to the green building industry with the lifestyle and commercial property developer scooping last year's GBCSA Award for highest rated green building in South Africa for its 78 Corlett Drive development in Melrose North, Johannesburg...

Sindy Peters 19 Jun 2019

New MDA office awarded Net Zero Carbon pilot certification
New MDA office awarded Net Zero Carbon pilot certificationArticle

The new MDA Attorneys office in Houghton, Johannesburg, is one of the first buildings in South Africa to receive a Net Zero Carbon pilot certification...

8 Apr 2019

Why more retailers are going green
Why more retailers are going greenArticle

Every week, around the world, an area of floor space the size of Paris is constructed. With building and construction comes harmful emissions that remain with us for decades...

Iggy Sathekge 3 Apr 2019

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2018 Green Building Convention to address global Race to ZeroArticle

The 11th Annual Green Building Convention will take place at the Century City Conference Centre from 3-5 October in Cape Town...

1 Oct 2018

Rooftop solar installation at Black River Park in Cape Town
The rise of customer centri(cities) in South AfricaArticle

Last month I was invited to present the benefits of the green economy to over 50 mayors as part of a themed panel discussion on 'Municipal finances as a catalyst for the local economy'...

Songo Didiza 28 Sep 2018

Energy intensity per square metre of buildings needs to improve 30% by 2030
Energy intensity per square metre of buildings needs to improve 30% by 2030Article

The buildings and construction sector needs to step up its efforts in terms of energy performance...

18 Dec 2017

GBCSA launches Net Zero Programme
GBCSA launches Net Zero ProgrammeArticle

The Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA), on Wednesday, 11 October, announced the launch of its Net Zero Programme...

13 Oct 2017

Vivian Loftness joins 2017 GBCSA Green Building Convention speaker lineup
Vivian Loftness joins 2017 GBCSA Green Building Convention speaker lineupArticle

Vivian Loftness, a key member of Pittsburgh's Carnegie Mellon University's leadership in sustainability research and education, and contributor to the ongoing development of the ‘Intelligent Workplace', will address the Green Building Council South Africa's (GBCSA) Green Building Convention in Cape Town this year...

20 Sep 2017

- The solar panels at George. Source: Facebook Yeni Safak.
SA basks in continent's first solar-powered airportArticle

The regional airport in George, a town of just 150,000 residents on South Africa's south coast, is Africa's first "green" airport to be powered by the sun...

10 Oct 2016

Carbon offsetting vs carbon reduction
Carbon offsetting vs carbon reductionArticle

Sustainability is something many companies have adopted in their overall business strategy. Many of these companies who have adopted this strategy have seen tremendous growth in their revenue streams. One of the areas of sustainability which companies strive for is to be carbon neutral.

David Bonellie 17 Oct 2013

Golden Arrow's green advertising gets credits
Golden Arrow's green advertising gets creditsArticle

Offsetting carbon emissions through carbon credits is not well understood in South Africa but the new advertising opportunity offered from today, 1 September 2009, on the 300-vehicle fleet of Golden Arrow in Cape Town is aimed at changing that.

1 Sep 2009

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