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Doing good is good for business: How brand purpose can steer your sustainability journey in Africa
Doing good is good for business: How brand purpose can steer your sustainability journey in AfricaArticle

Here's how Kantar will help you authentically solve the value-action gap and guide you along your brand's sustainable transformation journey...

Adeola Tejumola, Issued by Kantar 3 days ago

Emerging hydrogen industry can help tackle climate change, but complex risks need managing
Emerging hydrogen industry can help tackle climate change, but complex risks need managingArticle

Hydrogen is predicted to play a leading role in the energy transition towards a low-carbon economy. As an alternative to fossil fuels like oil and coal, it could be key for tackling climate change in future...

29 Apr 2021

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

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L'Oréal Paris to cut 50% of carbon footprint by 2030Article

L'Oréal Paris has committed to reducing its carbon footprint by 50% per finished product, and will contribute €10m to environmental projects whose beneficiaries are communities of women...

26 Apr 2021

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More coal-fired power or 100% renewables? For the next few decades, both paths are wrongArticle

The big question facing Australia's National Electricity Market is how to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 without disrupted energy supplies or skyrocketing prices....

22 Apr 2021

Vans sets out global sustainability goals to achieve by 2030
Vans sets out global sustainability goals to achieve by 2030Article

Vans will move towards creating circular products and systems that use regenerative and recycled materials, designed to reduce waste and keep products in use and out of landfills...

22 Apr 2021

Wasted: Reed Exhibitions Africa has sights set on reducing landfill - sustainability through our events on World Earth Day
Wasted: Reed Exhibitions Africa has sights set on reducing landfill - sustainability through our events on World Earth DayArticle

Reed Exhibitions Africa is constantly stepping up energy saving and fine-tuning waste management, with a view to reuse or recycle waste wherever possible...

Issued by Reed Exhibitions 22 Apr 2021

Mattel reveals carbon-neutral Tesla made from recycled materials
Mattel reveals carbon-neutral Tesla made from recycled materialsArticle

The Tesla Roadster die-cast vehicle is made from 99% recycled materials to serves as a brand blueprint for the future...

20 Apr 2021

Appealing to the rational individual in a climate crisis: Why we need to take ownership of our planet
Appealing to the rational individual in a climate crisis: Why we need to take ownership of our planetArticle

On our educational platform, consumers are rewarded with a piece of the Planet Meta business for learning about our environmental impact and acting responsibly in this narrative of life on Earth...

Issued by Planet Meta 20 Apr 2021

Heineken sets goal to be carbon neutral in production by 2030
Heineken sets goal to be carbon neutral in production by 2030Article

Heineken has stated a new ambition to decarbonise its production by 2030 and its full value chain by 2040...

15 Apr 2021

Anglo American to shed its SA thermal coal assets
Anglo American to shed its SA thermal coal assetsArticle

Anglo American is to transfer its thermal coal assets in South Africa to a new company amid growing pressure from shareholders who want to minimise their exposure to fossil fuels.

8 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

Sustainability, it's in the details
Sustainability, it's in the detailsArticle

Small wins across a wide range of areas can have a big impact...

Mai Youssef 31 Mar 2021

Wind energy needs to triple to reach net zero by 2050
Wind energy needs to triple to reach net zero by 2050Article

With 93GW - a 53 per cent year-on-year increase - of new capacity installed, 2020 was the best year in history for the global wind industry, but...

29 Mar 2021

Karpowership vessel, Kaya Bey
RMIPPPP floating power stations raise questions on carbon emissionsArticle

Questions have been raised around governments' reasoning to include three Karpowership floating power plants to provide part of the 2,000MW tendered under the RMIPPPP....

24 Mar 2021

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#StartupStory: New bicycle app delivery service to disrupt the logistics landscapeArticle

App delivery service Dash Deliveries is a new way to move your parcels from A to B with zero emissions...

Robin Fredericks 23 Mar 2021

When 1 in 3 users are tourists, that changes the bike-share equation for cities
When 1 in 3 users are tourists, that changes the bike-share equation for citiesArticle

Bike-share programmes don't just cater for residents. When tourists use them too, that greatly increases the value the whole community gets from these bikes.

23 Mar 2021

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Offshore wind energy could help solve SA's energy woesArticle

It's time for South Africa to tap into its abundant offshore wind energy resources to overcome its reliance on coal, an ageing infrastructure and to help address future electricity shortages...

15 Mar 2021

5 ways to start your SDG journey in 2021
5 ways to start your SDG journey in 2021Article

As industry and technology advance, as new markets, populations and global health risks grow and as natural resources diminish, informed consumers and investors are calling on businesses to step up...

12 Mar 2021

Experts point ways to better crops and farmer incomes
Experts point ways to better crops and farmer incomesArticle

A new annual event examines root and soil health's importance for food security, livelihoods and climate resilience and marks the launch of a community for root and soil health action...

3 Mar 2021

SA venture to benefit from new Mondelez impact investing platform
SA venture to benefit from new Mondelez impact investing platformArticle

Inmed Aquaponics Social Enterprise is among the first to receive capital through Mondelez International's new impact investing platform Sustainable Futures...

25 Feb 2021

Registration for Elon Musk's $100m carbon capture competition opens April
Registration for Elon Musk's $100m carbon capture competition opens AprilArticle

Founder of SpaceX and Tesla, Elon Musk has launched the XPrize Carbon Removal competition which aims to create...

17 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

Bendable concrete and other CO2-infused cement mixes could dramatically cut global emissions
Bendable concrete and other CO2-infused cement mixes could dramatically cut global emissionsArticle

One of the big contributors to climate change is right beneath your feet, and transforming it could be a powerful solution for keeping greenhouse gases...

Lucca Henrion, Duo Zhang, Victor C. Li, Volker Sick 17 Feb 2021

Jaguar Land Rover introduces new global strategy
Jaguar Land Rover introduces new global strategyArticle

The new global strategy, Reimagine, is designed to create a new benchmark in environmental, societal and community impact for a luxury business, will see Land Rover welcome six pure electric variants in the next five years.

16 Feb 2021

#SONA2021: Eskom warns of power shortfall over next 5 years
#SONA2021: Eskom warns of power shortfall over next 5 yearsArticle

One day after the country suffered another bout of load shedding, President Cyril Ramaphosa once again reiterated the importance of a reliable power supply in growing South Africa's economy in his Sona...

12 Feb 2021

SA needs to cut emissions by 60-75% by 2050 - PwC Net Zero Economy Index
SA needs to cut emissions by 60-75% by 2050 - PwC Net Zero Economy IndexArticle

According to the latest PwC Net Zero Economy Index, a decarbonisation rate of 11.7% per annum is now required to keep...

10 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

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

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

President Joe Biden
Keeping an eye on Biden's plans for AfricaArticle

President Joe Biden has been sworn into office, ushering in a new administration, new foreign policy and a new approach to US trade and investment in Africa...

22 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

PepsiCo aims for net-zero emissions by 2040
PepsiCo aims for net-zero emissions by 2040Article

PepsiCo plans to more than double its science-based climate goal, targeting a reduction of absolute greenhouse gas emissions across its value chain by more than 40% by 2030...

18 Jan 2021

Verreaux’s Black Eagle flying high. Author supplied/Megan Murgatroyd
Finding space for both wind farms and eagles in South AfricaArticle

Energy generation around the world is shifting towards renewable sources in response to the climate emergency. The aim is that future energy will be clean, green and sustainable...

Megan Murgatroyd & Arjun Amar 7 Jan 2021

Gaopalelwe Santswere, executive chairperson, South African Young Nuclear Professionals Society
#BizTrends2021: The future of SA's energy mixArticle

South Africa relies on coal-fired power stations to produce approximately 90% of its electricity. Moving forward, the country's aim should be to reduce this percentage, with a move to greater use of renewable energy sources...

Gaopalelwe Santswere 7 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Sustainability paving the way for future of waste management
#BizTrends2021: Sustainability paving the way for future of waste managementArticle

Waste management can no longer be looked at with a linear view as we move towards 2021. We are seeing national as well as global leaders around the world creating massive awareness around the 'throw-away culture'...

Kate Stubbs 7 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Safety vs sustainability - the packaging industry's key conundrum
#BizTrends2021: Safety vs sustainability - the packaging industry's key conundrumArticle

The pandemic calls for a paradigm shift in how the packaging industry meets consumer's safety concerns while addressing the threat of climate change...

Nthabiseng Motsoeneng 6 Jan 2021

Professor Frederick Cawood, director, Wits Mining Institute
#BizTrends2021: Mining's year ahead will demand deep innovationArticle

Mining's immediate future is to be impacted not just by economic cycles or established trends, but by structural issues demanding urgent and deep innovation...

Frederick Cawood 6 Jan 2021

Ben Brimble, chair, Sawea Policy Working Group
#BizTrends2021: Just energy transition will continue to accelerateArticle

The energy sector in South Africa has changed more in the last decade than perhaps any industry, and arguably will change even more in the next decade...

Ben Brimble 6 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Humanise your brand with sustainable advertising
#BizTrends2021: Humanise your brand with sustainable advertisingArticle

In the last 20 years, there has been an increased call for companies and corporates to behave in a socially, economically and environmentally way to foster a culture of sustainability. Across the globe, we have seen boards put a greater emphasis on sustainability...

Nombini Mehlomakulu 5 Jan 2021

Path to a net-zero carbon emission SA requires visualisation, commitment
Path to a net-zero carbon emission SA requires visualisation, commitmentArticle

Reaching our goal of net-zero emissions requires urgent change and innovation across multiple industries...

Eckart Zollner 24 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

Metals from urban pollution are contaminating the last few old forests in Cape Town
Metals from urban pollution are contaminating the last few old forests in Cape TownArticle

Forests are good for the planet: they purify the air and moderate the climate...

Anne-Liese Naude (Kruger) 15 Dec 2020

African entrepreneurs called to enter sustainable fashion competition
African entrepreneurs called to enter sustainable fashion competitionArticle

The African Development Bank's Fashionomics Africa initiative has launched an online competition to support designers of sustainable and circular fashion...

15 Dec 2020

Amazon announces 26 new utility-scale wind, solar energy projects
Amazon announces 26 new utility-scale wind, solar energy projectsArticle

The 26 new wind and solar projects are located in Australia, France, Germany, Italy, South Africa, Sweden, the UK, and the US...

11 Dec 2020

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IOM is the key to unlocking hidden value in mining, minerals, metals industryArticle

Digitalisation has the potential of delivering over $425bn in shareholder, customer and environmental value by 2025. in the mining, minerals, and metals (MMM) industries...

11 Dec 2020

We can shape the climate future we want
We can shape the climate future we wantArticle

South Africa's laws and history of public participation give us the tools we need to fight for an equitable and green country...

Amy Giliam 10 Dec 2020

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