Results for diversity

News

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

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

Reflections from Michelin South Africa's new managing director
Reflections from Michelin South Africa's new managing directorArticle

Since taking over as the managing director for Michelin South Africa, Marcus Baffoe-Bonnie has led the business, and its 10 cluster of countries, through major shifts that have built on the work of his predecessors...

Issued by Havas Johannesburg 17 Sep 2020

Call for food entrepreneurs to join the Cape's first kitchen incubator
Call for food entrepreneurs to join the Cape's first kitchen incubatorArticle

The V&A Waterfront has taken the next step in making the Western Cape's first inclusive kitchen incubator a reality by calling for applications...

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

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

Women in IT
Women in ITArticle

A study by Women in Tech ZA found that only 23% of tech jobs are held by women in South Africa - out of the 236,000 ICT roles. We at IIE Rosebank College believe more and more women should enter this dynamic sector...

Issued by Rosebank College 16 Sep 2020

#VMLYRTheEdge: The time to be more inclusive is now
#VMLYRTheEdge: The time to be more inclusive is nowArticle

VMLY&R's global CEO Jon Cook shares his views on what's happening from a diversity, equity and inclusion standpoint...

Jessica Tennant 15 Sep 2020

Creativity on the march across the retail landscape
Creativity on the march across the retail landscapeArticle

Creativity is on the march across the retail landscape as sector players get to grips with shifting consumer values and influences in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic...

15 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

Loeries Creative Week session to be hosted by Dr Rebecca Swift, global head of creative insights at Getty Images
Loeries Creative Week session to be hosted by Dr Rebecca Swift, global head of creative insights at Getty ImagesArticle

Gallo Images and the Loeries believe it is time to #GetReal through real stories from real women. Share a pic of yourself, or of a woman in advertising that you admire, along with a 250-word explanatory story to join this movement...

Issued by Loeries 15 Sep 2020

Why companies need to create an employee value proposition
Why companies need to create an employee value propositionArticle

The paradigm in the 'war for talent' has changed. Employers are no longer in the driver's seat when it comes to seeking talent. Today's employees want jobs that are meaningful, have a purpose, and are rewarding...

14 Sep 2020

#TourismMonth: Free access to CapeNature reserves in September
#TourismMonth: Free access to CapeNature reserves in SeptemberArticle

Western Cape Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning MEC Anton Bredell has encouraged locals and visitors to the province to make use of the opportunity to explore the unique heritage that belongs to all...

14 Sep 2020

Cities like Lagos need building designs that don't just copy global styles
Cities like Lagos need building designs that don't just copy global stylesArticle

Covered in glass, the former IMB Plaza building in Lagos stood as an example of the influence of international design styles on the Nigerian commercial capital's architecture...

Dr Anthony Ogbuokiri and Dr Emmanuel Manu 14 Sep 2020

International commercial rhino horn trade remains prohibited
International commercial rhino horn trade remains prohibitedArticle

International commercial trade of rhino horn and derivatives remains prohibited in terms of the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and the South Africa's CITES regulations (2010)...

14 Sep 2020

Unilever SA to set up new diversity committee and advisory board
Unilever SA to set up new diversity committee and advisory boardArticle

Unilever is removing TRESemmé products from local retail shelves for 10 days and is setting up a new diversity committee to oversee future advertising materials...

11 Sep 2020

Loyiso Bala has done it - and the world is his oyster
Loyiso Bala has done it - and the world is his oysterArticle

He's finished his MBA, four years after starting his PG Dip in Management Practice, and he did it the year he turned 40. There's just one difference... Loyiso Bala is graduating cum laude...

Issued by Henley Business School 11 Sep 2020

2020 WWF Living Planet Report warns against business as usual
2020 WWF Living Planet Report warns against business as usualArticle

According to WWF's recently released Living Planet Report 2020, global populations of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles and fish have suffered an average two-thirds decline in less than half a century...

11 Sep 2020

Spanish fashion brand Desigual arrives in South Africa
Spanish fashion brand Desigual arrives in South AfricaArticle

Desigual has expanded its presence to South Africa with its first local store opening in Sandton City...

10 Sep 2020

947 now broadcasts from Montecasino
947 now broadcasts from MontecasinoArticle

It's back to business! Leading commercial music radio station 947 has expanded its physical broadcast studio footprint to include a satellite studio at Montecasino - Fourways, Johannesburg...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 10 Sep 2020

Eliminating bias is the new frontier of AI innovation
Eliminating bias is the new frontier of AI innovationArticle

2020 is forcing us to confront some hard truths about the world we live in. The Covid-19 pandemic has cast a sobering spotlight on the unsustainable path we are on...

Rudeon Snell 9 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

Failing Africa's farmers, starving the continent
Failing Africa's farmers, starving the continentArticle

African farm groups demand answers of Green Revolution Forum...

Timothy A. Wise 9 Sep 2020

Screengrab from the Clicks website.
Clicks delists TRESemmé, accepts resignation of senior execArticle

Clicks will delist and remove all TRESemmé products from shelves with immediate effect and fill the gap by expanding its range of locally-sourced haircare brands...

8 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

Ntshavheni calls on Clicks to promote products by SMMEs
Ntshavheni calls on Clicks to promote products by SMMEsArticle

Small Business Development Minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni has called on Clicks to commit to tangible corrective action by actively promoting black hair products that are manufactured by black women...

8 Sep 2020

Racist Clicks haircare campaign leads to backlash and picketing
Racist Clicks haircare campaign leads to backlash and picketingArticle

Clicks is facing significant public backlash after a TRESemmé marketing campaign that appeared on the Clicks website was accused of promoting racist stereotypes...

7 Sep 2020

5FM's Nick Hamman kicks off '5Drive' Heritage Tour
5FM's Nick Hamman kicks off '5Drive' Heritage TourArticle

Nick Hamman has embarked on his annual 5Drive Heritage Tour. Now in its fourth year, the 5FM presenter uses the tour to travel around the country during Heritage Month...

7 Sep 2020

Sappi celebrates Arbour Day and our heritage by conserving endangered Pepperbark trees
Sappi celebrates Arbour Day and our heritage by conserving endangered Pepperbark treesArticle

There is serendipity in the fact that Arbour Week and Heritage Day are both celebrated in the month of September, which also heralds the beginning of spring in South Africa...

Issued by Sappi 4 Sep 2020

Future of HR | 10 ways we need to prepare ourselves for the future of work
Future of HR | 10 ways we need to prepare ourselves for the future of workArticle

On 2 and 3 September, Topco Media and Simplify hosted the digital Future of HR Summit. An annual innovation-focused initiative that aimed to help delegates prepare for the hyper-digitised workplace of tomorrow...

Issued by Topco Media 4 Sep 2020

#VMLYRTheEdge: How to get your brand noticed in Africa
#VMLYRTheEdge: How to get your brand noticed in AfricaArticle

VMLY&R SA's Live from The Edge presented both local and global thought leaders talking to the theme 'From Cultural Clichés to Brand Authenticity', addressing cultural relevance in the African context. Here, HeyHuman's Neil Davidson and Unilever's Lethepu Matshaba's thoughts on the subject...

Jessica Tennant 4 Sep 2020

Spar appoints Brett Botten as group CEO
Spar appoints Brett Botten as group CEOArticle

Spar Group has appointed Brett Botten, the current managing director of Spar South Rand, as the new group CEO. Botten will succeed Graham O'Connor, who retires in 2021...

4 Sep 2020

Mellony Ramalho appointed Sales and Marketing Director of LexisNexis SA
Mellony Ramalho appointed Sales and Marketing Director of LexisNexis SAArticle

Legal technology company, LexisNexis South Africa, has announced the appointment of Mellony Ramalho to the position of Sales and Marketing Director...

Issued by LexisNexis 3 Sep 2020

CIMA elects new female chairperson of the Ghana CIMA branch
CIMA elects new female chairperson of the Ghana CIMA branchArticle

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), has recently announced that Stella Oye has been elected as the first female chairperson of its Ghana branch...

Issued by CIMA 3 Sep 2020

Nominations now open for Twyg Sustainable Fashion Awards 2020
Nominations now open for Twyg Sustainable Fashion Awards 2020Article

Twyg is calling on fashion designers who implement sustainable and circular approaches, and who foster ethical practices, to enter its second annual Sustainable Fashion Awards...

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

Timberland strives for net positivity by 2030
Timberland strives for net positivity by 2030Article

Timberland has set a goal for its products to have a net positive impact on nature by 2030, in en effort to address the negative environmental impact of the fashion industry...

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

It's almost time: The Future of HR Virtual Summit
It's almost time: The Future of HR Virtual SummitArticle

On 2 and 3 September 2020, Topco Media and Simplify will bring you the Future of HR Summit...

Issued by Topco Media 1 Sep 2020

Entropy1963 via
SANParks announces free access week dates for 2020Article

"SANParks has postponed the free access week which is traditionally held in September, to November due to the Covid-19 alert level 2 regulations which restrict the number of persons allowed within public spaces."

1 Sep 2020

Photo by  on .
Digital accessibility and why it mattersArticle

"Accessibility" in the digital space means that digital platforms, like websites, mobile apps, social channels and PDFs, should be readable, operable and functional to all users - especially people with disabilities...

Tasneem Cassim 1 Sep 2020

Covid-19 has hit SMEs in SA's food sector hard. What can be done to help them
Covid-19 has hit SMEs in SA's food sector hard. What can be done to help themArticle

Covid-19 has prompted widespread discussion of the resilience of food systems and how efficiency and competitiveness have been previously understood...

Andrew Bowman and Reena das Nair 1 Sep 2020

Dr Nombasa Tsengwa, executive head of coal operations, Exxaro
#WomensMonth: Empowering women to survive and thrive beyond 2020Article

In the wake of the global pandemic, a murky 'shadow pandemic' has emerged from which no country is immune...

Nombasa Tsengwa 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

Alicia Narainsamy, head of digital distribution; PR & marketing, SHA Risk Specialist Underwriters
#WomensMonth: It is up to us to affirm our place in the boardroom, says Alicia NarainsamyArticle

One industry that can attest to the importance of gender diversity, is the insurance sector - particularly liability insurance. Women possess a number of traits that make a significant impact in this complex and ever-evolving world.

31 Aug 2020

Anelde Greeff, co-director of SheSays Cape Town, Johannie van As, senior copywriter and director, SheSays Cape Town and new director Pride Maunatlala. Image credit: .
SheSays Cape Town releases results of first-ever gender diversity survey for marketing and advertising in SAArticle

SheSays Cape Town, in partnership with Kantar, has released the results of it's SheSays Survey on Gender Representation, which is a first for South Africa and for SheSays globally...

28 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: 'Women can own powerful leadership roles' says Charmaine Houvet
#WomensMonth: 'Women can own powerful leadership roles' says Charmaine HouvetArticle

With over 24 years of telecommunications experience working with governments, private and public sector across Africa, Charmaine Houvet is a member of the Presidential Commission on the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)...

Evan-Lee Courie 28 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Karen Nadasen provides insights to how PayU South Africa is empowering women
#WomensMonth: Karen Nadasen provides insights to how PayU South Africa is empowering womenArticle

Karen Nadasen, CEO at PayU South Africa, is fulfilling her promise of a seismic shift towards women in technology, and women in her community...

Evan-Lee Courie 27 Aug 2020

Next >
System.Web.UI.Html32TextWriter
Let's do Biz