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Sappi signs up to Business for Nature's ambitious call to action
Sappi signs up to Business for Nature's ambitious call to actionArticle

Sappi has joined businesses around the world in calling for ambitious, collective action for nature. Covid-19 is causing societies, businesses and governments around the world to focus on ways to emerge more economically resilient from the crisis...

Issued by Sappi 7 hours ago

Goedgedacht Trading now selling D2C under new brand goed
Goedgedacht Trading now selling D2C under new brand goedArticle

Goedgedacht Trading has made its proudly South African extra virgin olive oils and food products available online and direct to consumer under its new label 'goed'...

8 hours ago

NJ Ayuk, executive chairman, African Energy Chamber
LNG projects could transform Mozambique - if Western environmentalists don't interfereArticle

When Anadarko Petroleum Corp. confirmed last year it would be constructing a $20bn liquified natural gas (LNG) plant in Mozambique, this was major news...

NJ Ayuk 11 hours ago

Coastal and marine economy: Can it be salvaged from the impacts of poor water quality?
Coastal and marine economy: Can it be salvaged from the impacts of poor water quality?Article

We (the citizens) need to re-establish an ecological healthy relationship between nature and culture...

Bonani Madikizela 11 hours ago

Nespresso commits to carbon neutral coffee by 2023
Nespresso commits to carbon neutral coffee by 2023Article

Nespresso has been carbon neutral across its business operations since 2017, and now commits to achieving full carbon neutrality across its supply chain and product life cycle...

3 days ago

Mike Adsetts, deputy chief investment office, Momentum Investments
A systematic approach to ESG investing imperative to manage costly trade offsArticle

With Covid-19 having accelerated the need for socio-economic development, sustainability and societal impact continue to gain traction and recognition among the investment management and investor communities alike...

3 days ago

Five ways to make your holidays more sustainable
Five ways to make your holidays more sustainableArticle

Here's how to travel with purpose and be a more responsible tourist...

Brendan Paddison and Karla Boluk 3 days ago

International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor. Image: Wikipedia
SA commits to global socio-economic developmentArticle

Despite the debilitating effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, South Africa remains committed to promoting the well-being, socio-economic development and upliftment of the country's people...

17 Sep 2020

Google and FAO launch new big data tool, Earth Map
Google and FAO launch new big data tool, Earth MapArticle

Google and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has developed a new tool anyone, anywhere can access to obtain multidimensional maps and statistics showing key climate and environmental trends wherever they are...

17 Sep 2020

Zuneid Yousuf, chairman, African Green Resources.
Why the mining sector is vital to green industryArticle

Back in May 2019, the World Bank launched its Climate-Smart Mining initiative. It was the first fund dedicated to making mining for minerals climate-smart and sustainable...

Zuneid Yousuf 17 Sep 2020

Doing good business is good for business
Doing good business is good for businessArticle

Sustainability has become somewhat of a buzzword in recent years and for good reason. From best practise and sustainability within the workplace to multinational manufacturers going green, the increasing importance of it is all around us...

Issued by Topco Media 16 Sep 2020

How to reverse global wildlife declines by 2050
How to reverse global wildlife declines by 2050Article

Species are going extinct at an unprecedented rate. Wildlife populations have fallen by more than two-thirds over the last 50 years...

Michael Obersteiner, David Leclère, Piero Visconti 15 Sep 2020

Ntonbifuthi Ntuli, CEO, Sawea
Energy developments bode well for renewablesArticle

While the country continues to struggle with the crippling effects of prolonged load shedding, recent indicators point to a light at the end of the tunnel that is lit by renewable energy...

14 Sep 2020

Reclaim the future with Ericsson Innovation Awards 2020
Reclaim the future with Ericsson Innovation Awards 2020Article

Ericsson has officially launched its annual Ericsson Innovation Awards (EIA) 2020, a global competition that offers university students around the world the chance to develop new, innovative ideas...

11 Sep 2020

Wildlife tourism in southern Africa uses scarce water - we propose how much is enough
Wildlife tourism in southern Africa uses scarce water - we propose how much is enoughArticle

Tourism ventures in a water-stressed region like southern Africa need to balance the needs of guests and staff with the needs of surrounding communities...

Kevin Mearns 11 Sep 2020

#PulpNonFiction: Lessons from history for the future
#PulpNonFiction: Lessons from history for the futureArticle

Bronwyn Williams reflects on Dan Carlin's The End Is Always Near and Ariel and Will Durant's The Lessons of History and says the choice is ours to learn the lessons of history or to repeat the mistakes of the past...

Bronwyn Williams 10 Sep 2020

Presidential Climate Change Coordinating Commission established
Presidential Climate Change Coordinating Commission establishedArticle

Cabinet has approved the establishment of the Presidential Climate Change Coordinating Commission, at its ordinary meeting this week...

10 Sep 2020

Building back better on food and agriculture
Building back better on food and agricultureArticle

FAO has elaborated a comprehensive Response and Recovery Programme to overcome the impacts of Covid-19 through up-scaled and robust international collaboration...

QU Dongyu 10 Sep 2020

Sustainable Development Agenda 2030 in the midst of Covid-19
Sustainable Development Agenda 2030 in the midst of Covid-19Article

The Covid-19 pandemic has come at a time when societies are already facing many challenges related to inequality, poverty, unemployment, and drought and/or lack of access to water, amongst others...

Lungile Manzini 9 Sep 2020

All the 2020 Ad Stars winners!
All the 2020 Ad Stars winners!Article

Ad Stars has announced this year's Grand Prix, Gold, Silver and Bronze winners, chosen from 20,028 entries from 60 countries...

8 Sep 2020

Surplus food: The key to boosting household food security
Surplus food: The key to boosting household food securityArticle

Government needs to legislate labelling that supports the diversion of surplus food; the food value chain needs to find efficient ways to divert and deliver it; and civil society needs to put pressure on the system to ensure that their fellow countrymen are adequately fed and nourished...

John Hudson 8 Sep 2020

Remote-work visas will shape the future of work, travel and citizenship
Remote-work visas will shape the future of work, travel and citizenshipArticle

Smaller countries have been competing for tourists for years. New remote work visas suggest they are now competing for citizens...

Dave Cook 7 Sep 2020

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Preparing your brand for the female consumer of 2030Article

Nicky Brand, senior business consultant at Acceleration writes that the women of 2030 will not be stereotyped and elaborates on research from Wunderman Thompson which identifies five emerging female archetypes for the modern marketer to consider...

Nicky Brand 4 Sep 2020

Kenya's BellTower named Grand Prix winner of the 2020 Lexus Design Award
Kenya's BellTower named Grand Prix winner of the 2020 Lexus Design AwardArticle

BellTowers winning design addresses challenges often found in developing countries by using smart open-source planning to design 'affordable communities' with sustainable clean water resources...

3 Sep 2020

Adapting to the ever-changing requirements of brand safety
Adapting to the ever-changing requirements of brand safetyArticle

The most basic definition of brand safety is the set of measures marketers put in place to protect their brand, and its reputation, from negative or harmful digital content. The inclusion of the word 'digital' in that definition may be the reason the problem evolved to the extent that it almost feels unmanageable in 2020...

Megan Sayle, Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 3 Sep 2020

Jessica Phalafala, quantitative analyst at Prescient Investment Management
Harnessing the power of ESG risk premia in systematic investingArticle

Socially responsible investing (SRI) has undergone a profound evolution since its origins in colonial America, where religious groups abstained from investing their endowment funds into anything associated with the slave trade...

Jessica Phalafala 3 Sep 2020

UP and Ikiam University enter research, academic exchange partnership
UP and Ikiam University enter research, academic exchange partnershipArticle

The University of Pretoria and Ecuador's University of Ikiam signed a memorandum of understanding on Monday, 31 August 2020 to collaborate on research, and student and staff exchange projects...

2 Sep 2020

Professor Timm Hoffman wins 2020 WWF Living Planet Award
Professor Timm Hoffman wins 2020 WWF Living Planet AwardArticle

Arid zone ecologist Professor Timm Hoffman has been announced the winner of the 2020 WWF Living Planet Award...

2 Sep 2020

Have your say on greenhouse gas emissions guidelines
Have your say on greenhouse gas emissions guidelinesArticle

The Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries has invited public comments on draft Technical Guidelines for Validation and Verification of Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GHGs)...

31 Aug 2020

SA climate change researcher receives British Ecological Society award
SA climate change researcher receives British Ecological Society awardArticle

South Africa's Professor Wendy Foden, a globally recognised researcher in climate change vulnerability assessments of threatened species, has been awarded the British Ecological Society's Marsh award for climate change research...

31 Aug 2020

Sustainable cement: the simple switch that could massively cut global carbon emissions
Sustainable cement: the simple switch that could massively cut global carbon emissionsArticle

August 22 was Earth Overshoot Day, which marks the date when humanity's demand for ecological resources in a given year exceeds what Earth can regenerate in that year...

Brant Walkley 31 Aug 2020

Covid-19 pandemic driving heightened environmental awareness
Covid-19 pandemic driving heightened environmental awarenessArticle

A recent BCG survey of more than 3,000 people across eight countries, including South Africa, has found that in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, people are more concerned about addressing environmental challenges and are more committed to changing their own behaviour to advance sustainability...

Nicolas Kachaner, Jesper Nielsen, Adrien Portafaix, Florent Rodzko 26 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: 'Do what you love and do it well'
#WomensMonth: 'Do what you love and do it well'Article

Liezel Rudolph believes opportunities do not fall into your lap, but you cross them when you do what you love, and you do it well...

Leonie Bolleurs, Issued by University of the Free State 25 Aug 2020

Women making waves in water conservation with RAIN
Women making waves in water conservation with RAINArticle

Through its Replenish Africa Initiative (RAIN), the Coca-Cola Foundation is supporting women-inspired partnerships in South Africa create positive impacts on the environment and livelihoods...

25 Aug 2020

Communities protest drilling
Organisations object to offshore oil and gas drillingArticle

Environmental organisations have called for a stop to all offshore oil and gas drilling, citing the lack of adequate public participation, and the potentially significant impact of drilling on the environment and local communities...

24 Aug 2020

South Africa's first eco home loan
South Africa's first eco home loanArticle

One of the key residential market trends in South Africa has been the move away from freehold homes into estate or complex living, largely because they offer increased security, and a sense of community...

Kerry Dimmer, Issued by Private Property South Africa 21 Aug 2020

5 steps bodyshops can take to improve environmental sustainability
5 steps bodyshops can take to improve environmental sustainabilityArticle

Spies Hecker brand manager Joachim Hinz offers insight on what can bodyshops can do to improve environmental sustainability...

21 Aug 2020

5 leadership lessons from women changing the narrative
5 leadership lessons from women changing the narrativeArticle

To celebrate Women's Month, at icandi CQ we decided to stop and pay attention to the leadership lessons women have taught us...

Issued by icandi CQ 21 Aug 2020

Topollo Mohlotsane
#WomensMonth: Costs and climate change response enhance growth in RE spaceArticle

With the decreasing costs of the renewable energy technologies, the industry is growing at an rapid rate and these technologies are of late considered the least-cost option in the power sector....

Nicci Botha 20 Aug 2020

Covid-19 heats up energy transition in Africa
Covid-19 heats up energy transition in AfricaArticle

Covid-19 has amplified the existential crisis facing the fossil fuel industries, and has potentially accelerated the global transition to cleaner energies, with far-reaching consequences for economies in sub-Saharan Africa...

18 Aug 2020

Accounting for sustainability - BCom students get behind the UN SDGs
Accounting for sustainability - BCom students get behind the UN SDGsArticle

BCom CA-stream students are being challenged to put together a business case for a community-based project that works towards solving one or more of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals...

Issued by SAICA 17 Aug 2020

New project explores impact of biodiversity loss on well-being in Africa
New project explores impact of biodiversity loss on well-being in AfricaArticle

Lack of access to global data on biodiversity loss and its impact on people is a major barrier to tackling the issue in Africa...

17 Aug 2020

Adapt or perish: Covid-19 accelerates the energy transition
Adapt or perish: Covid-19 accelerates the energy transitionArticle

Despite the dramatic consequences Covid-19 is having on the global economy, the energy transition will be accelerated by several years as trillions of dollars are expected to flow through economic relief packages...

14 Aug 2020

Women in advertising: Talking inspiration at the women's table of leadership
Women in advertising: Talking inspiration at the women's table of leadershipArticle

We are superheroes in our own right, trailblazers, shape shifters, home and business makers. When we think of powerful women from all walks of life it is clear that we, as women, know no bounds...

Mpho Neshunzhi, Issued by Ebony+Ivory 13 Aug 2020

Green economy recovery: Women leading their emancipation
Green economy recovery: Women leading their emancipationArticle

On the 9th of August 1956, courageous women of South Africa decided they had experienced enough oppression and exclusion in the economy, which subjected them to living in abject poverty...

Bonani Madikizela 13 Aug 2020

Cathay Pacific releases 2019 Sustainability Development Report
Cathay Pacific releases 2019 Sustainability Development ReportArticle

The Cathay Pacific Group has released its 2019 Sustainable Development Report, providing a comprehensive overview of Cathay Pacific's and its subsidiaries' approach to and performance in the areas of environmental, social and governance...

13 Aug 2020

2020 Eco-Logic Awards finalists announced
2020 Eco-Logic Awards finalists announcedArticle

The finalists in the 2020 Eco-Logic Awards hosted by the Enviropaedia across 12 categories have been announced...

12 Aug 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

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